This weekend, New Yorkers are being warned about a major weather system that is expected to bring rain, snow, and gusty winds. Governor Kathy Hochul has stated that this could lead to dangerous problems, such as flooding, travel delays, and power outages. The forecast indicates that moderate to heavy rains will affect much of New York State starting on Sunday, with rainfall estimated to be between 1 to 3 inches in most areas, and up to 5 inches in isolated areas.
The authorities have issued flood zone warnings for Bergen, Fairfield, Rockland, and Westchester counties from Sunday to Monday morning. Additionally, gusts of up to 70 miles per hour are expected in the coastal areas of New York. Rain is forecasted to begin around 1 pm on Sunday and persist throughout the day.
For a complete list of weather alerts and forecasts, New Yorkers are encouraged to visit the National Weather Service website at https://alerts.weather.gov. They can also subscribe to NY Alert at https://alert.ny.gov, a free service that delivers critical emergency information to cell phones or computers to receive emergency alerts.
On the night of February 27, the first significant snowfall of the winter season occurred in New York. Citizens shared images of how they enjoyed the fall of snow. People were seen walking in front of the Barclays Center in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn, driving down snowy streets, and taking a break from pushing snow off sidewalks in front of snow-covered yellow taxis in Brooklyn. A food deliveryman was also spotted riding a scooter on a snow-covered street.
One person was seen walking under the arch of Grand Army Plaza in Prospect Heights, while others walked along the snow-covered sidewalk in Flatbush. A worker was spreading salt as snow fell in Times Square, and people were walking their dogs in the snow. Travel conditions were dangerous due to the snow, and a person was seen walking through Brooklyn during the snowfall.
A mailman was spotted walking through the snow, and a man used a snowplow to clear the street in Brooklyn. Many people took to the sidewalks to clear the snow, and a woman posed in Times Square during the winter storm. A man used a snow blower during the snowfall, and a restaurant delivery driver crossed Broadway on a bicycle during the snowstorm.
John Burck, also known as The Naked Cowboy, posed during the snowstorm, and a dancer on pointe posed under the Bethesda terrace during a snowstorm in Central Park. People were seen moving through Times Square during the storm, and people wearing masks sled down a mountain during a snowstorm in Central Park. Finally, there was a view of the snowfall from the Brooklyn Bridge Park walkway.
In conclusion, New Yorkers should be prepared for the upcoming weather system and take necessary precautions to stay safe.
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