New Yorkers got their first taste of snow this season on Saturday.
3.9 inches of snow had accumulated in Central Park by 7 p.m. Saturday.
Two to four inches of snow were projected for the city, with Brooklyn and Queens getting closer to four inches, but Queens ended up seeing the bulk of the heaviest snow.
4.4 inches of snow were reported at LaGuardia Airport by 7 p.m. A report 30 minutes earlier counted 4 inches in Elmhurst, and Kennedy Airport saw 2.6. inches by 7 p.m.
The Oakwood Heights area of Staten Island took in 3.6 inches by 5.45 p.m., according to officials.
Snow started falling around 8 a.m. Saturday and became steadier around noon. The heaviest snowfall was noon to about 4:30 p.m., with steady snow expected to stop across the city by 9 p.m. Saturday. New Yorkers will see a few flurries after 9 p.m.
A heavier band of snow was just west of the city around 3 p.m., but it drifted back over by 3:30 p.m. to briefly dump heavier snow. Portions of northern New Jersey have received heavier snow Saturday.
Temperatures are slated to dip under 30 degrees Saturday evening.
Sidewalks will be icy Saturday night and Sunday morning.
City sanitation crews are out in full force, working 12-hour shifts to make sure New Yorkers can get around safely.
City Sanitation Department Commissioner Kathryn Garcia said the best bet to get around as the snow falls is to use mass transit.
"We anticipate that we will have weather that will be difficult to travel in, particularly tomorrow afternoon, where I know everyone has plans. It will be very difficult travelling conditions," Garcia said Friday.
Sunday is projected to be dry, with a high temperature of 39 degrees. The wind chill will be about 30 degrees.
An arctic blast is forecast for Wednesday and Thursday, as temperatures will struggle to get above 30.
Alternate Side Parking is suspended, but you will still have to feed the meters.
Property owners are reminded to clear their sidewalk in order to avoid a ticket.
Also, please make sure to share your snow pictures.
Whether it's getting around town, or sleigh riding in the park, post them on Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #NY1Snow and they may just wind up on TV.