The snow began falling in New York City at about 11 a.m. Saturday and intensified later in the afternoon into the evening.
The AccuWeather Forecast called for 2"-3" across most of the area, with 3"-6" on Long Island and Connecticut, and in excess of 6" over eastern Long Island.
Temperatures were above freezing in most of the area, making roads wet and slushy, and driving conditions treacherous.
This winter now ranks in the top ten for snowiest winters in history with 54 inches of snow having fallen so far. That is more than double the average winter total, of 25 inches.
12.5 inches of snow was recorded in Central Park on Thursday.