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.
Thursday’s nor’easter blanketed New Jersey, leaving many communities buried underneath more than a foot of snow.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared a state of emergency for Long Island, along with New York City and the mid-Hudson Valley.
Despite travel conditions and emergency declarations, Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday defended the decision not to cancel class for the city’s 1.1 million public school students, by repeatedly reminding parents that he is a public school parent too.
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).
Up to 18 inches of snow could fall on parts of Putnam and Rockland counties. Lesser amounts, between 6 to 10 inches, are expected in Westchester.
One florist on the Upper West Side is gearing up for one of the busiest days of the year, making deliveries as planned ahead of Valentine’s Day.
Forecasters say snow is expected to begin falling Wednesday night and slow the commute into work Thursday.
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.
Winter weary residents in the Tri-State are bracing for yet another round of snow.
The latest round of snowfall is expected to begin Wednesday night and last into Thursday night, dumping 6 to 10 inches on New York City, according to the National Weather Service.
In a city where you can get virtually anything, winter boots are in short supply.
Some towns on Long Island have already blown their snow budgets and the season is only halfway over.
New Yorkers and tourists had plenty of suggestions for raising spirits during the frigid cold.
The soft white coating of new snow sits on what’s already on the ground, like a velvet glove over an iron fist.