FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A powerful snowstorm is keeping Long Island officials on their toes and residents indoors.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for all of Long Island until 6 a.m. Wednesday.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared a State of Emergency for Suffolk, Nassau, Richmond, Kings, Queens, New York, Bronx, Westchester and Rockland counties.
“This winter storm will bring a one-two punch of snow and extreme cold. I urge all those in the affected regions to exercise caution, and avoid travel if possible,” Governor Cuomo said. “State resources are deployed to clear snow and help those impacted by the storm, but above all it is important that New Yorkers remain safe both during and after the storm.”