Mayor Bloomberg Tells New Yorkers To Stay Indoors, Prepare For MTA Shutdowns

Mayor Bloomberg (file/credit: Edward Reed via Flickr)

Mayor Bloomberg (file/credit: Edward Reed via Flickr)


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NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — During a pre-storm press conference on Saturday afternoon Mayor Bloomberg told New Yorkers to prepare for the arrival of Hurricane Sandy by staying indoors and avoiding low-lying areas.

The Mayor said that all parks would be closed by 5 p.m. on Sunday and that MTA shutdowns would be possible by 7 p.m. on Sunday as well.