National Weather Service
Sidewalks around many buildings have been cordoned because of falling icicles and rock-hard chunks of frozen snow, a situation that experts warn could get worse over the next few days as a thaw sets in.
Another winter storm has battered the Tri-State, and could dump another 6 inches of heavy, wet snow by the time it’s all over.
Forecasters say slush and standing water from Wednesday’s snow storm turned into ice as temperatures plunged below freezing overnight.
As another snowstorm struck New York City Monday, residents of Staten Island complained about dangerous and unplowed streets – following similar complaints on the Upper East Side after a Jan. 21 snowstorm.
The precipitation is expected to start as rain or sleet before dawn and then change to snow in the late morning. The snow could be heavy at times in the afternoon before it leaves the region Monday night.
A snowstorm followed by brutally cold temps seems to be the norm around here this winter.
New Jersey neighborhoods are humming with the sound of snow blowers and the scrape of snow shovels one day after a major storm left powdery snow across the state.
More than 1,500 flights were canceled, many students were sent home early, and the roads were a miserable mess through the night Tuesday as the Tri-State area was pounded with a brutal blast of heavy snow and bitter cold.
The winter storm warning was issued beginning at noon Tuesday for the five boroughs of New York City, the northern suburbs, all of Long Island, most of New Jersey, and southern and eastern Connecticut.
The National Weather Service issued a freezing rain advisory for parts of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut from 10 p.m. Friday through 4 a.m. Saturday.
There have been numerous accidents reported on the southbound lanes of the Palisades Parkway near the George Washington Bridge.
Bedford Park in the Bronx was on record with the highest snow total at 11.6 inches, according to the National Weather Service. Central Park recorded 6 inches of snow.
A winter storm began bearing down on parts of the Tri-State area Thursday morning, promising heavy snow, strong winds and frigid temperatures
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch from Thursday evening into Friday afternoon.
The nonstop rain of the afternoon let up for the Tri-State Area Sunday.