The flood watch remains in effect from late Saturday through Sunday evening.
Snow was falling in several parts of the Tri-State Area Tuesday night, but for most, chilling winds gusting up to 50 mph will make for the most unpleasant conditions.
It may not look or feel like it, but spring did indeed start on Thursday. And that meant smiling faces, and big business for some.
In his long-range forecast, CBS 2 meteorologist Lonnie Quinn says the Tri-State area is facing a colder-than-average start to spring,
Another major winter storm is headed to New Jersey, one that will likely drop several inches of heavy snow in southern areas but very little in the northern region.
Forecasters say a narrow band of strong to possibly severe thunderstorms is expected to move through Wednesday before it turns sharply colder overnight.
The snow should finally end in most areas by early Monday afternoon, though southern areas could continue to see snow until around dusk.
Snow is again slowing the morning commute across the area.
The National Weather Service says flooding may be exacerbated by clogged road drains that have been blocked by snow and ice.
Sidewalks around many buildings have been cordoned because of falling icicles and rock-hard chunks of frozen snow, a situation that experts warn could get worse over the next few days as a thaw sets in.
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 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.
Despite travel conditions and emergency declarations, Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday defended the decision not to cancel class for the city’s 1.1 million public school students, by repeatedly reminding parents that he is a public school parent too.
Forecasters say slush and standing water from Wednesday’s snow storm turned into ice as temperatures plunged below freezing overnight.
Hundreds of commuters were left stranded Wednesday after a mix of snow and freezing rain caused icy conditions, signal problems and other issues during the morning commute.