He said: "It will still be quite windy on Monday in the morning and will pick up again. "We will maybe see gusts of up to 40mph".
The weather service says light snow and ice accumulations are possible in Hunterdon, Morris, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex and Warren counties before temperatures rise and the precipitation turns to plain rain.
Credit Valley Conservation warns of increased water levels and flows throughout the Credit River watershed as well as slippery conditions created by the freezing rain. Highest temperatures of 4 to 7 degrees with fresh to strong, gusty westerly winds and with gales on coasts. Over the northern half of the country showers will be wintry with the risk of hail.
On Tuesday winds are forecast in Northern Ireland but the warning for Wednesday also covers most of England with possible transport disruption from just after midnight until 3pm.
Snow, rain and freezing rain was spreading across the state this morning, and is expected to arrive in the Twin Cities about midday.
On Sunday night, showers will become more isolated with lowest temperatures of 0 to 2 degrees with frost and icy patches in places.
However, the unsettled weather is set to continue next week with showers or showery rain.
Strong gusts of wind will be a feature of tomorrow afternoon, but the rain should have cleared away by then. Expect sunshine all three days with highs in the 50s and 60s and lows in the 30s and 40s.
Mon: High: 52 Mostly cloudy.
On Sunday, wet and windy weather will start to fall across parts of the United Kingdom and there is a possibility of gales in the south of the UK. Calm wind becoming north around 5 miles per hour in the afternoon.