The storm could dump up to 8 inches of snow on top of what remains from last Monday.
The weekend was expected to be chilly and rainy, according to the National Weather Service.
Snow is predicted Friday night into Saturday.
Saturday's high of 62 fell only two degrees short of the record high temperature for that day.
The weather is expected to be mild at midnight for the New Year's Eve ball drop in Times Square.
Several streets will be closed Sunday for the ING New York City Marathon.
Hurricane Irene, a Category 1 storm, hit New York City early Sunday morning.
Heavy rains showered Manhattan Wednesday morning but were expected to taper off around midday.
Manhattanites dodged slushy puddles and falling ice after Wednesday morning's ice storm.
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