Lonnie Quinn and I are working hard crunching numbers and maps for the most accurate forecast. This is a very complicated storm heading our way, with big ranges in snow totals.
Rain and blasting winds cut power to an estimated 13,000 customers on Long Island Wednesday evening.
Rain and winds sweeping across the Tri-State area Thursday could pose some trouble along the coast.
The first nor’easter of the fall season will plow its way into the Tri-State Area Thursday morning, and is expected to affect the morning commute and stick around all day.
Yankees fans were closely watching the forecast on Wednesday night, as a nor’easter was bearing down on the area.
A nor’easter is bearing down, and is expected to bring more snow beginning Tuesday night. But the worst of the storm is not expected to strike the Tri-State Area.
At Newark Liberty International Airport Thursday night, there was even more chaos and confusion, with passengers stuck trying to clear security.
Some communities saw more than a foot of snow, including Kearny, N.J. (15 inches), Bayville, N.Y. (14.6) and Fairfield, Conn. (14.0).
If you are exhausted from all the cold and snow, you are not alone. Many have said enough is enough, and are dreaming about spring.
The storm is expected to hit the region late Tuesday and stretch into Wednesday.
After several hours of flurries, the region was seeing heavy snowfall in some areas Thursday night. In Westchester County, plows were hitting the streets. Along the Jersey Shore, streets were inundated with rising waters.
Long Island is under a wind advisory until 6 p.m. Thursday.
However, the governor did say evening and midnight shift employees should report to work as normal on Friday.
There was still no light Friday night for hundreds of thousands of Long Island homes. About 150,000 frustrated Long Island Power Authority customers said the company was giving them the run-around and they want to know why.
After the one-two punch of Superstorm Sandy and the nor’easter, many homeowners are on the hunt for supplies and repair work. But some customers complained that vendors are showing no pity — and unreasonably raised their prices.