The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Blizzard Warning for New York City from 12:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 14 to 12:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 15. Avoid travelling if possible, but if you must, use our fantastic mass transit system.
Our sanitation crew will be on hand to clear crosswalks and corners as soon as they are able to get into the Garment District.
- Locations: Metropolitan New York City and New Jersey, Western Long Island, Southern Westchester, Southern Fairfield, Southern New Haven, Northern Middlesex, and Northern New London counties.
- Hazard types: Heavy Snow and Blizzard Conditions. Snow may mix with or change to sleet and rain across southern and eastern coastal areas late Tuesday morning into Tuesday afternoon.
- Snow accumulations: 12 to 20 inches...highest amounts to the north and west.
- Snowfall Rates...2 to 4 inches per hour early Tuesday morning into early Tuesday afternoon.
- Timing: Late tonight into Tuesday evening.
- Impacts: Dangerous travel due to whiteout conditions at times. Several roads may become impassable. Power outages possible. Damaging wind gusts possible across Long Island and coastal Connecticut.
- Winds: Northeast 25 to 35 mph with gusts 40 to 55 mph on Tuesday. Highest winds across coastal areas.
- Temperatures: In the upper 20s.
- Visibilities: One quarter mile or less at times.