Digging Out After the Snowstorm Jonas

If you park on the street in New York City, like we do, you will eventually have to dig out your car after a snow storm. Although the city has suspended alternate side of the street rules until Monday, February 1st, allowing you the week to let nature do some of the work, if you want to use your car during the week, you gotta dig.

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Winter Advisory #897, or something like that

Winter Advisory #897, or something like that

Longest…winter…ever…

Notification issued 3/2/15 9:54 PM. 
The New York City Office of Emergency Management today issued a travel advisory for a wintry mix of snow, sleet, freezing rain and rain Tuesday evening March 3, through Wednesday morning March 4, 2015. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for 3:00 PM Tuesday through 2:00 AM Wednesday. Snow will develop late Tuesday afternoon and will mix with or change to sleet and freezing rain Tuesday evening. The wintry mix will then change over to rain late Tuesday night into early Wednesday morning. The rain will taper off before the Wednesday morningcommute, but untreated roads and walkways are expected to still be slippery. A total of 1-3 inches of snow and a trace of ice is expected with this event. New Yorkers are asked to exercise caution and be prepared for limited visibility and slippery conditions when traveling.
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Snowstorm Set to Hit New York City

Snowstorm Set to Hit New York City

A winter storm is headed for the Northeast, with up to two feet of snow and winds hitting 60 miles an hour expected to hit New York City by Friday evening. More than 240 flights have been canceled so far. Meanwhile, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority warned of slower subways and reduced or suspended Metro-North and Long Island Rail Road service.

On the home front on the UWS, school kids rejoice because they know the hills on Riverside Park will be primed for sledding! Get the snow pants out!!