weather emergency

A subway train exits a tunnel into snowfall as commuters wait at a station on Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011, in Brooklyn. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

New York City Public Schools Closed Today

New York City public schools will be closed Thursday after a fast-moving storm moved full-force into the region overnight bringing an icy mix of snow and rain.


Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Sanitation Commissioner John Doherty (AP Photo/Office of the Mayor, Samantha Modell)

Mayor Declares Weather Emergency; Storm Intensifies

In a frantic effort to avoid another chaotic and dangerous situation, the mayor and top agencies released a 15-point action plan to combat future storms, including the one expected to hit Tuesday.