A charity that runs holiday toy drives for needy and sick children was dealing with a blow from Mother Nature Wednesday.
Close to 400 people were stranded on the island after conditions from Tuesday’s nor’easter were deemed too dangerous for boats to travel.
The only elements hanging around today are the wind, and a little snow. As the second half of the low wraps around, it’s going to pick up some colder air and give us some light snow — primarily north of the city, but even some of the ‘burbs could be seeing flakes.
A flood watch is in effect through late Tuesday night for New York City, parts of Long Island, Westchester, Orange, Rockland and Putnam counties as well as for parts of Connecticut, New Jersey.
Wow, what a day we had today. The Nor’easter delivered all that is was expected so far.
The bent, bashed and battered victims of Tuesday morning’s ice are on display where rain met plummeting temperatures before dawn in Woodbury.
Today is a not a good day to be outside. Raw, cold rain will pummel the Tri-State.
In addition to the cold temps, wet and windy weather is heading our way.
Temps will start to increase during the overnight hours, hitting the upper 30s by daybreak. The coastal storm we’ve been tracking arrives for tomorrow, which will be a washout. Expect a wet morning commute, with steady rain becoming heavy at times.
The busiest travel day of the year is is being ruined by a nor’easter with a pretty good punch — especially inland.
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.