Connecticut’s two largest power companies had anticipated about 30 percent of their customers losing power, or roughly 400,000 homes and businesses.
With the snow still coming down fast and heavy in parts of Long Island early Saturday, some motorists found themselves stranded all night in their cars with the Long Island Expressway shut down.
A travel ban was lifted in Connecticut after 24 hours of orders to stay off the roads, but cleanup was far from over Saturday afternoon following the blizzard that left more than 3 feet of snow in some parts of the state.
Even for those who chose to stay home in Suffolk County, the blizzard that rocked the Tri-State Area on Friday into Saturday has been nightmare.
New Jersey was not hit as hard as some areas in the blizzard overnight, but officials still warned that roads were covered with ice and snow and were not safe.
Tri-State Area residents were waking up Saturday morning to the aftermath of a brutal blizzard that left over 3 feet of accumulation for some residents, and in some areas, the snow was still coming down.
Roads were plowed and cleared in much of Westchester County following the blizzard early Saturday, but officials were still warning people to stay off the roads.
An 8-year-old boy was reportedly killed, and more than a dozen were injured, after a fire broke out in an apartment building in Nassau County early Saturday.
While on the air live, Cindy decided to interview Miley and Tate, two young kids enjoying the snow in Central Park. What happened next you’ll have to see for yourself.
We’ve made it through the blizzard of 2013. But how snowy was it?
Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Saturday morning that while New York City fared better than many areas in the blizzard overnight, precautions are still necessary as many areas were under a foot of snow.
The blizzard overnight was blamed for at least three deaths in Connecticut, according to published reports.
Local airports started to see some activity Saturday morning after a blizzard forced airlines to cancel thousands of flights.
Parts of New York City racked up accumulations of more than a foot and a half of snow overnight, and on Saturday morning, many families were headed to city parks and taking advantage of it.
More than 23,000 customers were left without power in Connecticut Friday night after snowstorm winds picked up.