How are you dealing with Mother Nature’s never-ending snow assault? Loving it? Hating it? Bored with it?
New Jersey Transportation Department spokesman Joe Dee said it has already cost about $20 million to clean up the storms this winter.
New York City’s Office of Emergency Management issued a Hazardous Travel Advisory due to a forecasted snow storm that will cause dangerous travel conditions for the Friday morning rush hour.
On Friday, the second winter storm to blow into the City in a week turned some streets into skating rinks and avenues into rivers of slush.
A winter weather advisory was issued Thursday night through 8 a.m. Friday for northeastern New Jersey, the Lower Hudson Valley and New York City.
The airline canceled 1,400 flights in a span of five days before, during and after the blizzard. It normally runs 600 flights per day.
A lawmaker on Long Island says drivers who leave huge chunks of snow and ice on their vehicles after a snowstorm should be subject to a ticket by the police.
Officials on eastern Long Island say some areas were hit by up to 17 inches of snow during an overnight storm, causing dozens of fender-benders but no injuries.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg says New York City’s response to the latest bout of snow is very different than during the blizzard a few weeks ago.
New Jersey Turnpike Authority spokesman Joe Orlando said the Turnpike and the Garden State Parkway were both in good shape, in part because travelers heeded warnings and stayed off the roads overnight.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning, with heavy snow for the New York City area. Long Island could get 15 inches. The warning will be in effect from 7 p.m. Tuesday to 6 p.m. Wednesday.
Workers on Long Island already started pre-treating the major state roadways with a salt and sand mixture to help the first layers of snow melt.
It won’t be as bad as the Blizzard of 2010 but the Tri-State area is once again bracing for some significant snowfall.
The city Department of Transportation says alternate-side-of-the-street parking regulations will be back in effect on Monday.
There’s nothing warm about Sunday’s forecast. Other than sunny, the Tri-State will be kept cool thanks to wind gusts of up to 26 mph and freezing temperatures all day long. The high will be 33 degrees and the low will be 24 degrees.