Weather NYC weather: Snow, rain expected Saturday New Yorkers should keep their umbrellas close by; a mix of rain and snow is expected April 9, 2016. Photo Credit: Polly Higgins By amNY.com staff Updated April 9, 2016 10:23 AM Print Share Share Tweet Share Email New Yorkers should plan to get their outdoor activities out of the way shortly after noon Saturday, when the National Weather Service said rain should start falling in the city. It's not long after that the rain will transition to a mix of rain and snow, the weather service said. Little accumulation is expected for NYC, however, with less than an inch of snow forecast. While snow in early April is unusual, it’s not unprecedented, said Tim Morrin, a meteorologist at the weather service's Upton office. There were major snowstorms in the first weeks of April in 1996 and 1982. Temperatures should remain in the low 40s throughout Saturday. The average normal high for April 9 is in the upper 50s, the weather service said. On Sunday, expect a high in the upper 40s. recommended reading Complete weather Get the latest weather forecast at amny.com/weather. By amNY.com staff Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments Comments section is temporarily on hold. Here’s why.