Today is a not a good day to be outside. Raw, cold rain will pummel the Tri-State.
The snow, slick roads and spinouts of north suburban counties were not seen on Long Island, but drivers and residents there ran into their own problems with drenching rain and flooding.
Rain and blasting winds cut power to an estimated 13,000 customers on Long Island Wednesday evening.
Long Island is under a wind advisory until 6 p.m. Thursday.
A wind advisory has been issued for Connecticut until midnight Friday. Southwest winds are forecast to remain strong through the afternoon and into this evening with gusts to 50 mph at times.
Eight planes were pretty much destroyed at Trenton Mercer Airport after a freak wind storm moved up the East Coast early Wednesday morning.