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Flakes start falling in messy late season storm

New Yorkers walk through a wintry mix of snow and sleet during the morning rush hour in the Financial District
  • Winter Storm Reggie hit the northeast Friday with more snow expected Tuesday
  • Almost 39 million people will be affected by the snow Friday through Tuesday
  • The storm marks New York City and Philadelphia's first snow in over a month

Almost 39 million people are going to be hit with heap of snow in New York and the northeast region in the next few days.

Winter Storm Reggie is expected to drop up to six inches of snow on the New York City metro area Friday according to the Weather Channel.

Yesterday there was a balmy high of 61 degrees in the Big Apple but this morning New Yorkers woke up to snow flurries which are expected to last until this afternoon.

The day after New York City temperatures reached a high of 61 degrees the city was hit with flurries of sleet and snow Friday morning

The day after New York City temperatures reached a high of 61 degrees the city was hit with flurries of sleet and snow Friday morning

A maintenance worker in Pennsylvania uses a snow blower to clear the snow from the front of a school Friday for the first snow in the region in over a month 

A maintenance worker in Pennsylvania uses a snow blower to clear the snow from the front of a school Friday for the first snow in the region in over a month 

This weekend is not going to be even chillier with temperatures staying dropping to the 20s. More snow is expected to hit the northeast on Tuesday.

Jay Engle, a meteorologist for the National Weather Service told the New York Times: 'We didn’t have a February, so I guess we’re having a February now.' 

Winter Storm Reggie is New York City and Philadelphia's first snow in over a month. 

Winter Storm Reggie is expected to drop up to six inches of snow on New York City

Winter Storm Reggie is expected to drop up to six inches of snow on New York City

Temperatures are predicted to remain in the 30s in New York City throughout the week

Temperatures are predicted to remain in the 30s in New York City throughout the week

The National Weather Service has issued winter weather advisories in New York City and other portions of the northeast including Pittsburgh, Baltimore and Washington, D.C.

The frosty weather comes a month after Winter Storm Niko dropped nine inches of snow in the tri-state area on February 9. 

While no wet weather is in the forecast for Saturday, temperatures are predicted to remain in the 30s throughout the week.

Light flurries hit New York City Friday morning  as commuters head to work at Union Square

Light flurries hit New York City Friday morning as commuters head to work at Union Square

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By Mathias Dillion 03/10/2017 10:31:00