Winter is heading to NYC
The first major snow event of 2022 is heading towards New York City, which could interrupt Friday morning’s journey.
The city’s sanitation department has announced a snow alert that will go into effect from Thursday evening.
Snow is expected to start Thursday evening through early Friday morning, according to the National Weather Service (NWS), with the forecast calling for up to 6 to 8 inches of snow in parts of the city. NWS issued a winter weather advisory for Friday from 12 p.m. to 12 p.m.
City officials are advising commuters to use caution when driving, walking or cycling, and to allow extra travel time. Drivers should drive slowly and use major streets or freeways to get around.
Check neighbors, friends and relatives, especially the elderly and people with disabilities, access and functional needs.
If you are out of power and have a disability or access needs, or if you are using life support equipment (LSE) and need immediate assistance, call 911.
Renters with heating issues can call 311, visit 311 online, or use the 311Mobile app (on Android and iOS devices) to file a complaint. Hearing-impaired tenants can register complaints through a Deaf Keypad Device (TDD) at (212) 504-4115.