A winter medley of snow, ice and freezing rain has knocked out power to thousands of customers, caused massive delays on mass transit and made driving dangerous for commuters in New Jersey.
Snow, sleet and ice took down trees, left intersections flooded with slushy muck, and had residents fit to be tied on Long Island Wednesday.
The National Weather Service expects Wednesday’s storm to dump 6 to 10 inches of snow and sleet in northwestern Connecticut, 5 to 9 inches in the Hartford area and 1 to 3 inches along the shoreline.
The icy weather coming Wednesday could make for some treacherous footing, and everyone in the Tri-State Area was advised to make sure they tread carefully.
The forecast is calling for freezing rain and sleet, which will add to the snow that’s already accumulated. That could bring down tree limbs or power lines.
New Jersey had a snow day Friday as schools, government offices and businesses closed for a winter storm that dropped up to 10 inches of snow in some areas and ushered in bitterly cold temperatures rarely seen in the region.
Everything you need to know about transit delays and cancellations due to the winter storm.
Snow was the first big test for Bill de Blasio. But much to the surprise of many, the new mayor decided to join the snow removal brigade himself.
Connecticut government offices were opening at 9:30 a.m. for non-essential state employees. But the governor downplayed any excitement over the winter storm. “You know what this is? It’s called winter,” Malloy said.
Residents are digging out after the first major winter storm of 2014 dumped more than a foot of snow on parts of Long Island.
Time is running out, but there are still several things you can do to prepare your car — and yourself — if you’re on the road during this weekend’s impending snowstorm.
Up to 8 inches of snow may fall in some outlying areas as a winter storm pushes into the Tri-State Area beginning Monday afternoon.
The system will arrive Wednesday around midday, bringing heavy rain and snow that could disrupt travel and cause power problems throughout the Tri-State Area.
NJ TRANSIT will begin offering full systemwide cross-honoring starting 2 p.m. Wednesday through the end of the service day on Thursday.
It wasn’t only the roads on Long Island that were affected by the blizzard, the snow also proved to be too much for some buildings including a Selden home that had been standing for more than four decades.