It may technically be spring, but yet another snowstorm was expected to hit Monday, prompting a winter weather advisory for New York City, Long Island and much of New Jersey.
Residential roads in portions of Brookhaven, Huntington, Smithtown, Islip and Ronkonkoma still remain covered in snow and ice after Friday’s storm dumped up to 30 inches of snow on Suffolk County.
Even for those who chose to stay home in Suffolk County, the blizzard that rocked the Tri-State Area on Friday into Saturday has been nightmare.
However, the governor did say evening and midnight shift employees should report to work as normal on Friday.
Heavy, blowing snow was clobbering the northern suburbs Wednesday afternoon, hitting communities where thousands of people remained in the dark from Superstorm Sandy last week.
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“In truth, there’s quite a few smaller companies like ours that could have sent people, had they gotten paid,” said Carmen Campell, owner of the Michigan-based Campbell Electric.
PSE&G thanked customers for their patience as they work to completely restore power. Meanwhile, JCP&L says it should be able to get everyone back on line by Friday night.
Some residents in Closter are accusing their power company of a snow job.
A massive tree crashed into a Ramapo home, but all five people in the house, including a 6-year-old boy, were not injured.
The snow may be finally disappearing, but the Bloomberg Administration was still under fire Wednesday for its response to the post-Christmas blizzard.
At least one big hazard lingers in the Tri-State after the winter storms have departed – towering piles of snow that can hamper a driver’s view.
The New York City Office of Emergency Management said dangerous conditions will be present through Wednesday evening’s rush hour.
Many area residents took extra precautions Tuesday night and stayed off the roads, but those who did venture out saw a glimpse of what’s expected to come in time for the Wednesday morning commute.
The storm that came in overnight was enough to hide the patches of black ice and make getting around a challenge to say the least.