Thursday, February 7, 2013


A blizzard warning is in effect for New York City from 6:00 a.m. tomorrow until 1:00 p.m. on Saturday. We might get up to ten to fourteen inches of snow, strong winds, moderate to heavy rain, and low visibility.

Public schools are following their regular schedule, unless a decision is made to close them. Between 4:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. tomorrow, an announcement might be made about morning closings or delays. After-school programs are subject to cancellation.

Vehicles that are blocking roads or affecting street plowing can be towed at the owner’s expense.

Websites with useful information about
preparing for the blizzard and staying safe during it

National Weather Service, for tracking the storm:

New York City Office of Emergency Management, for winter season preparations 

PlowNYC, for checking the status of the Department of Sanitation's snow removal operations in your area 

Con Edison Storm Central, for checking on the status of a power outages or to report an outage  Or call (800) 75-CONED.