Another round of snow is expected to hit the tri-state area Tuesday morning. The snow will likely start right around the morning commute on Tuesday, making for potentially slick roads.

Eyewitness News Accu-Weather Meteorologist Jeff Smith is reporting that areas west of the city will be the first to get snow Tuesday morning while central and eastern Long Island could face the longest period of snow. 1 to 3 inches of snow is expected with highs of 36 on Tuesday.

The New York City Department of Sanitation has issued a snow alert starting at 4am in NYC.

UPDATE (Tuesday 7:30am) - ABC 7 Meteorologist Bill Evans reports that the city will see about 1 to 3 inches of accumulation with the snow changing over to rain by midday. Areas north and west of the city could see higher snow totals.

Winter weather advisories are in effect for parts of Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York. Click here to see which areas are under a winter weather advisory.

UPDATE (Tuesday 4:15pm) - ABC 7 Meteorologist Bill Evans reports that temperatures will drop into the 20's Tuesday evening as the snow begins to clear.

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