Ice built up on untreated roads and sidewalks and made trees and power lines appear as if they were encased in crystal.
“This has been quite the experience,” Gov. Dan Malloy said in a radio interview Wednesday.
The victim was found behind a kosher food market in North Lawrence by municipal workers who stopped to turn around their salting truck.
Road crews have been out for hours struggling to stay ahead of the storm.
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.
To try and stay ahead of what will no doubt be a nasty winter mix, state officials were activating the emergency operations center to coordinate the snow response.
New York City sets aside $38 million a year for snow removal, but the Bloomberg Administration admits they spent more than that digging out of the post-Christmas blizzard alone.
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.
John F. Kennedy International Airport, LaGuardia Airport and Newark Liberty Airport reported some flight departure cancellations on Wednesday.
The man got stuck in the snow while driving on Plainview Road in Hicksville. Police said two men approached and offered to help push the car.
Connecticut Gov. M. Jodi Rell has ordered the opening of the state’s emergency operations center to help officials respond to problems caused by a major snow storm headed to New England.
Eight planes were pretty much destroyed at Trenton Mercer Airport after a freak wind storm moved up the East Coast early Wednesday morning.
Crews went back to work Saturday to chop up trees and clear away debris and downed power lines.
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