Latest Updates On This Weekend's Winter Storm


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UPDATE AS OF: 7 p.m. Saturday

TONIGHT: Clearing skies. Low near 12 Boroughs...upper single digits northern NJ...mid single digits lower Hudson valley

SUNDAY: Sunny. High low to mid-20s

SUNDAY NIGHT: A few clouds. Low upper single digits to mid teens

MONDAY: Partly sunny. High low to mid 30s

TUESDAY: Times of sun and clouds. High mid to upper 30s

WEDNESDAY: Cloudy. May see a stray shower. High low to mid 40s

Storm Notes:

  • This is the first blizzard warning anywhere in our region in four years.
  • New York and New Jersey are still under a state of emergency tonight
  • Hazardous travel advisory in effect for NYC tonight
  • NYC Sanitation Department has 1,800 plows on the streets
  • No widespread power outages in the tri-state area

Snowfall Totals:

  • New York City
    • Central Park: 8.5 inches
    • Howard Beach: 11 inches
    • LaGuardia: 8.5 inches
    • JFK: 10.3 inches
    • Staten Island: 9 inches
  • Long Island
    • Bay Shore: 12 inches
    • Commack: 13 inches
    • Islip Airport: 15 inches
    • Orient: 12 inches
    • Plainview: 7 inches
    • Seaford: 8.4 inches
    • Shirley: 10 inches
    • Upton: 9.4 inches
    • Westbury: 9 inches
  • New Jersey
    • Asbury Park: 11 inches
    • Brick: 13.2 inches
    • Colts Neck: 11.6 inches
    • Forked River: 15.5 inches
    • Lakehurst: 11.5 inches
    • Manasquan: 14.2 inches
    • Neptune: 9.5 inches
    • Newark Airport: 5.4 inches
    • Toms River: 13 inches
    • Whiting: 9 inches
  • Westchester County
    • White Plains: 7.2 inches
  • Connecticut
    • Bridgeport: 10.4 inches
    • Stamford: 8.5 inches
    • Niantic: 5.7 inches
    • Norwich: 5 inches

 

Mass Transit:

  • Underground portions of the New York City subway system will remain unaffected tonight 
    • "A" trains are not running between Rockaway Blvd and Broad Channel
  • Long Island Railroad service is suspended (will resume Sunday morning)
  • NJ Transit has suspended all bus, River Line, and Access Link services. 
    • Service is expected to resume later today. 
    • Rail service, Newark Light Rail, and Hudson-Bergen Light Rail will remain on regular weekend schedules for as long as conditions allow. 
    • Cross-honoring is in effect for rail, light rail, NJT bus, and private carriers.
  • Metro-North is operating hourly service on its Harlem, Hudson, and New Haven lines
    • “Very limited” service is running in Connecticut.
  • NYC Ferry service suspended until further notice
  • Amtrak has canceled much of its service along the Northeast Corridor today
  • Public transit buses will not be running today in Connecticut.
  • Alternate side of the street parking is suspended through Tuesday.

Flight Cancellations:

  • Over 1,000 flights have been canceled at JFK, Laguardia, and Newark

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UPDATE AS OF: 11:00 a.m. Saturday

Winter Storm Warning until 7:00 pm tonight for NYC, Queens, Brooklyn, Western CT and all of North and central NJ.

Blizzard Warning for Central and Eastern Long Island(from Islip Eastward to Montauk and all of coastal Jersey) until 7 pm this evening......

Coastal Flood Advisory in effect until midnight

 Weather Channel Forecast:

Today - Periods of snow and windy. High 23F. Winds NW at 15 to 25 mph. 1 to 3 inches of additional snow expected. Winds could occasionally gust over 40 mph.

Tonight - Some clouds this evening will give way to mainly clear skies overnight. Low around 10F with sub zero wind chill values possible. Winds NW at 10 to 20 mph.

Tomorrow - Sunny. High 24F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph.

Tomorrow night - Partly cloudy. Low 14F. Winds light and variable.

Monday - Partly cloudy. Highs in the low 30s and lows in the mid 20s. 

Storm Notes:

  • This is the first blizzard warning anywhere in our region in four years.
  • New York and New Jersey are both under a state of emergency
  • Hazardous travel advisory in effect for NYC
  • Vaccination appointments at NYC-run sites for today will be rescheduled for Sunday.
  • Outdoor dining in NYC is suspended today
  • NYC Sanitation Department is deploying 1,800 plows
  • No widespread power outages in the tri-state area

Snowfall Totals:

  • New York City
    • Central Park: 5.3 inches
    • Howard Beach: 7 inches
    • LaGuardia: 5.3 inches
    • JFK: 5.1 inches
    • Staten Island: 8 inches
  • Long Island
    • Bay Shore: 10.4 inches
    • Commack: 10 inches
    • Islip Airport: 10.3 inches
    • Orient: 12 inches
    • Plainview: 7 inches
    • Seaford: 8.4 inches
    • Shirley: 10 inches
    • Upton: 9.4 inches
    • Westbury: 7 inches
  • New Jersey
    • Asbury Park: 11 inches
    • Brick: 13.2 inches
    • Colts Neck: 11.6 inches
    • Forked River: 15.5 inches
    • Lakehurst: 11.5 inches
    • Manasquan: 14.2 inches
    • Neptune: 9.5 inches
    • Newark Airport: 5.4 inches
    • Toms River: 13 inches
    • Whiting: 9 inches
  • Weschester County
    • Armonk: 4.4 inches
  • Connecticut
    • Bridgeport: 6.9 inches
    • Madison: 5 inches
    • Niantic: 5.7 inches
    • Norwich: 5 inches

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UPDATE AS OF: 6:30 a.m. Saturday

Winter Storm Warning until 7:00 pm tonight for NYC, Queens, Brooklyn, Western CT, and all of North and Central NJ. Additional snow accumulation of 5 to 8 inches with wind gusts to 45 mph is expected through this afternoon.

Blizzard Warning for Central and Eastern Long Island(from Islip Eastward to Montauk and all of coastal Jersey) until 7 pm this evening. Snow accumulation of 10 to 15 inches and wind gusts over 50 mph.

Coastal Flood Advisory until midnight

Today: Windy with heavy snow. High 23F. Winds NNW at 15 to 25 mph. Chance of snow 100%. 5 to 8 inches of snow expected (10-15" in the areas under the Blizzard Warning). N winds could occasionally gust over 40 mph with some gusts near 60 mph across Eastern Long Island/SE CT.

Tonight: Some clouds this evening will give way to mainly clear skies overnight. Low around 10F with sub-zero wind chill values possible. Winds NW at 10 to 20 mph.

Tomorrow: Sunny. High 24F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph.

Tomorrow: night: Partly cloudy. Low 14F. Winds are light and variable.

Monday: Partly cloudy. Highs in the low 30s and lows in the mid-20s.

Storm Notes You Need To Know:

  • This is the first blizzard warning anywhere in our region in four years.
  • New York and New Jersey are both under a state of emergency
  • Vaccination appointments at NYC-run sites for today will be rescheduled for Sunday.
  • Outdoor dining in NYC is suspended today
  • NYC Sanitation Department is deploying 1,800 plows

Snowfall Totals:

  • New Jersey
    • Aberdeen: 6 inches
    • Asbury Park: 8 inches
    • Forked River: 12.5 inches
    • Toms River: 10 inches
    • Whiting: 9 inches

Mass Transit:

  • Underground portions of the New York City subway system will remain unaffected during the snowstorm.  
    • There could be some issues with outdoor portions of lines.
  • Long Island Railroad service is suspended (will resume Sunday morning)
  • NJ Transit has suspended all bus, River Line, and Access Link services. 
    • Service is expected to resume later today. 
    • Rail service, Newark Light Rail, and Hudson-Bergen Light Rail will remain on regular weekend schedules for as long as conditions allow. 
    • Cross-honoring is in effect for rail, light rail, NJT bus, and private carriers.
  • Metro North is operating hourly service on its Harlem, Hudson, and New Haven lines
    • “Very limited” service is running in Connecticut.
  • Amtrak has canceled much of its service along the Northeast Corridor.
  • Public transit buses will not be running today in Connecticut.
  • Alternate side of the street parking is suspended through Tuesday.


Flight Cancellations:

  • JFK: 457
  • Newark: 322
  • LaGuardia: 279​

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UPDATE AS OF: 5:25 p.m. Friday

WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT AT 7PM FRIDAY THROUGH 7PM SATURDAY for Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, western Connecticut, and all of northern and central New Jersey.

Blizzard Warning in effect for central and eastern Long Island (from Islip to Montauk) and coastal New Jersey. Wind gusts could reach 50+ mph in those areas.

Expected snow totals:

  • Total snow accumulation of 5 to 10 in NYC
  • 10 to 15 inches of snow is possible for eastern Long Island and the Jersey Shore, which are under Blizzard Warnings.
    • This is the first Blizzard Warning in the NYC-area in four years.
  • Snow is expected to be 6 inches or less for areas west of NYC

Tonight: Periods of snow. Low 19F. Winds NNE at 15 - 25mph, with occasional gusts over 40mph. Chance of snow 100%.

Saturday: Snow in the morning will transition to snow showers in the afternoon. High 22F. Winds NNE at 15 - 25mph, with occasionally gusts over 40mph. Chance of snow 100%. Snow accumulation expected between 5 - 10 inches in areas under Winter Storm Warnings and 10 - 15 in areas in Blizzard Warnings.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloud early, then clear. Low 13F. Winds NW 15 - 25mph, with occasional gusts over 40mph.

Sunday: More sun than clouds. High 27. Low 13.

Monday: Partly cloudy. High 33. Low 20.

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