A Winter Storm Watch will be in effect from Friday afternoon through Saturday afternoon for the New York City-metro area and Long Island.
This week in the Tri-State area, we saw the continuing fallout from the Bronx bus crash that left 15 people dead, witnessed an unprecedented prosecution of ACS workers and received another visit from an unwelcome guest — old man winter.
A thick coating of ice made getting around very hazardous and, in some areas, nearly impossible, but it wasn’t enough to cancel schools – a decision that left some parents furious.
Be prepared for delays if you’re planning on catching a flight from JFK, Laguardia or Newark airport. The ice storm frosting the region is also freezing some flights.
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.
It won’t be as bad as the Blizzard of 2010 but the Tri-State area is once again bracing for some significant snowfall.
The city Department of Transportation says alternate-side-of-the-street parking regulations will be back in effect on Monday.
The winter storm that has been slogging up the East Coast for three days is leaving some travelers in desperate straits. Some are stranded in airports with food supplies, not just flights, running now. Others are stuck a little more happily with old friends. But nothing has gone as planned, it seems.
New York City officials say abandoned cars left on city streets slowed efforts to clear streets after a massive post-Christmas snowstorm.
New Jersey authorities are urging residents to stay indoors and off the roads while a monster winter storm socks the Garden State.