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Blizzard Closes All New York City Area Airports

The New York Daily News reports: Flights out of Kennedy, LaGuardia, and Newark Airports were cancelled as the blizzard gained steam Monday morning. While a few flights were able to take off in the early morning around 6:00 a.m., nearly every flight out of JFK was cancelled or delayed after 7:30 a.m., according to a website that tracks departures from …

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Blizzard To Close NYC Schools, Vax Sites, Metro-North

The New York Daily News reports: Public schools will be closed Monday as New York City braces for a wallop of a snowstorm — but students will still be required to tune into classes via remote learning. The blizzard is set to hit the city Sunday evening and isn’t expected to let up until Tuesday. The five boroughs could get …

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Northeast States Hunker Down For “Major Nor’easter”

The Daily Voice reports: A long-lasting, major storm taking aim on the Northeast will bring between a foot and 18 inches of snowfall to much of the region, along with blizzard-like conditions, including strong, gusty winds. The storm is expected to develop late Sunday night, Jan. 31, and become heaviest in the afternoon on Monday, Feb. 1, and linger into …

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Eastern States Told To Brace For “All-Out Nor’easter”

AccuWeather reports: AccuWeather meteorologists expect New York City and Boston to get a major snowfall from the storm, in the range of 6-12 inches, even if there is some mixing for a time. If the mixing does not occur and the storm tracks slightly offshore, even bigger accumulations could pile up. “As we see it at this early stage, the …

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NYC Doubles Last Winter’s Snow Total In One Day

The New York Times reports: With forecasters predicting New York could get up to a foot of snow when a nor’easter hit on Wednesday, residents braced for what had the potential to be the most severe winter storm since a blizzard shut down the city in January 2016. The snowfall was fierce for a time — coming down at a …

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NYC Gets Warning Of “Blizzard-Like Conditions”

Gothamist reports: Mayor Bill de Blasio gave an update this afternoon on the anticipated snowbonanza, relaying the NWS forecast of 8-12 inches of snow between Wednesday and Thursday, though he stressed that that number could change in the next 24 hours. It’s expected to begin snowing around 4 p.m., but Thursday morning is when there could be dangerous “blizzard-like conditions” …

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Northeast Told To Brace For “Major Winter Storm”

The New York Daily News reports: Snow, ho, ho! The Northeast should brace for a “highly impactful” winter storm starting Wednesday — a weather wallop that could deliver enough powder to last long enough for a white Christmas, according to Accuweather. As a powerful storm slamming the West Coast travels east, it could be responsible for anywhere from 6 to …

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NYC Sees Snow In Mid-May For First Time In Decades

CBS News reports: Snow fell in Central Park early Saturday morning, tying a record for May snowfall set in 1977, according to the National Weather Service. “In New York City at Central Park this morning, it was- it tied for the latest snowfall we’ve ever seen,” said CBS News meteorologist Jeff Berardelli. In upstate New York, a significant amount of …

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Thousands Of Flights Cancelled Due To Massive Storm

The New York Times reports: The Great Plains were digging out, the Great Lakes were being walloped and the Northeast was bracing for impact on Saturday as a huge snowstorm raced across the Northern states. The storm, which complicated travel and busted plans for the three-day weekend across much of the country, caused problems from Kansas, where the governor declared …

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NYC Braces For Weekend Of Subzero Arctic Chill

The New York Post reports: A fast-moving storm will dump an inch of snow an hour on the city starting at 6 p.m. Saturday and possibly into Sunday and then an arctic blast will turn the Big Apple into a treacherous tundra, Accuweather meteorologist Tom Kines warned late Thursday. “Everything white or slushy will become a glacier,” Kines said. Arctic …

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Fourth Nor’Easter To Bring Heavy Snow And Travel Woes

The Weather Channel reports: Winter Storm Toby will spread yet another swath of snow, not to mention wind and coastal flooding, into the East through Thursday, the fourth nor’easter in less than three weeks and potentially one of the heaviest snowstorms this late in the season along parts of the I-95 corridor. Winter storm warnings, where snowfall is expected to …

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Nor’Easter Causes 2200+ Flight Cancellations

The Associated Press reports: The second big, blustery storm to hit the Northeast in less than a week began bringing wet, heavy snow Wednesday to a corner of the country where tens of thousands of people were still waiting for the power to come back on from the first bout of wintry weather. The nor’easter closed schools and government offices, …

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3000 Flights Canceled As “Bomb Cyclone” Bears Down

ABC News reports: Nearly 3,000 U.S. flights have been canceled today as a powerful storm hits the Northeast, packing heavy snow, gusty winds and the coldest air of the season. “A powerful Nor’easter will move north along the east coast through Thursday,” the National Weather Service said in a statement. “Reinforcing arctic air and gusty winds will sweep in behind …

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Florida Sees First Snow In Decades [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: A brutal winter storm dumped snow in Tallahassee, Florida, on Wednesday for the first time in nearly three decades before slogging up the Atlantic coast and smacking Southern cities such as Savannah and Charleston, South Carolina, with a rare blast of snow and ice. Forecasters warned that the same system could soon strengthen into a “bomb …

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BLIZZARD: East Coast Braces For Brutal Nor’easter

Starting tonight: The East Coast is under blizzard watch beginning Monday night as authorities advise 50 million people to prepare for what could be the worst storm this winter season from New York City to Boston. Winter Storm Stella is expected to sweep the New York region with possible blizzard conditions, as experts predict the region could see 12 to …

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New York City Blizzard 2016 Time-Lapse [VIDEO]

From the Time-Lapse Group: We set out to cover New York City’s 2nd biggest snowstorm since 1869. Central Park total snow accumulation at the end of the winter storm was 26.8 inches. We started at 1am Saturday at the Brooklyn Bridge, covering the Dumbo area. We proceeded into the city shortly after and covered midtown Manhattan, Central Park, Columbus Circle, …

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Blizzard 2016: Second-Worst In New York City History

Yesterday’s blizzard came within one-tenth of an inch of breaking the all-time snowfall record for New York City. From the Daily News: The killer blizzard that forced New Yorkers to stay home amid a city-wide travel ban will go down as one of the city’s worst snowstorms in history. At least 18 people were killed as the blizzard pummeled the …

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Blizzard Wallops Gotham: Broadway Dark, Mass Transit Suspended, Record Snowfall Possible

New York City is being clobbered by the blizzard today, surprising the forecasters. The National Weather Service has increased its snowfall estimate to 24-30 inches for Manhattan, more than double the total forecast yesterday. All bridges and tunnels have been closed and the MTA has suspended above-ground service. Winds are gusting at 40-50mph in the other boroughs. Broadway will be …

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5100 Flights Canceled Due To Blizzard

FlightAware.com reports that more than 5100 flights scheduled for today and tomorrow have been canceled nationwide due to the blizzard already underway in the mid-Atlantic. More from the Associated Press: A blizzard menacing the Eastern United States started dumping snow in Virginia, Tennessee and other parts of the South on Friday as millions of people in the storm’s path prepared …

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DC Paralyzed By One Inch Of Snow [VIDEO]

This certainly doesn’t bode well for the coming blizzard. The Washington Post reports: “Horrible.” “Pathetic.” “Painful.” “Unbelievable.” “One inch of snow did this.” From every corner of the region and into the wee hours of the morning, from every highway and byway, motorists vented their anger and frustration that they were still out there — at 1 a.m., then 2 …

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