New Jersey was expected to receive a critical supply of rock salt that was held up by the Department of Homeland Security because it was being carried on a foreign ship.
The early morning snow caused some slippery road conditions and limited visibility, prompting delayed openings and some closures at schools across the region.
Fire officials said the last thing the responding firefighters need to do is get out the shovels to uncover a hydrant.
Yet another winter storm is making for a tough morning commute across the region. But some aren’t reporting to work in a warm office in this weather.
The New York area is in line for another round of winter weather that could make for a messy morning commute.
The snow piling up on roofs across northern New Jersey has business owners, homeowners and officials concerned for people’s safety.
The roads may be clear for now, but driving is still tricky because of the enormous mountains of snow.
New Jersey transportation officials say they’re working to replenish road salt supplies in the wake of several winter storms.
The relentless snow and ice storms this winter have led to the highest number of flight cancellations in more than 25 years, according to an analysis by The Associated Press.
A winter weather advisory has been issued between 11 a.m. Saturday and 4 a.m. Sunday for northwest New Jersey, all but the western third of Connecticut, and Nassau County on Long Island.
The latest go-round of bad weather began overnight in some places as sleet and rain fell on roads already covered in many parts with deep puddles and icy patches.
The Metro-North railroad put more trains into service for the evening rush, after riders were squeezed into cars during the morning commute.
Students and parents were faced with gusting winds and blowing snow during Thursday’s storm that brought nearly 10 inches of snow to the city.
Gov. Malloy said Friday the state DOT has deferred its expected deliveries of salt until all the 88 cities and towns that obtain their salt under the state’s contract receive what they need.
New Haven saw nearly 10 inches of snow during Thursday’s storm. Elsewhere in Connecticut, up to 16 inches of snow fell.