A coastal storm pushed a band of snow into the states around New York City as winds and flooding threatened the region still recovering from damage caused by Hurricane Sandy.
This week will start chilly and windy in Manhattan and may end with snow, according to the National Weather Service .
Residents of New York and the Northeast who’ve been bundling against icy temperatures for a week may find a blanket of snow by Dec. 19.
Residents of New York and the Northeast who’ve been bundling against icy weather will probably be spared having to shovel snow this weekend.
A storm expected to dump about 5 inches of snow on New York City today may just be a preview for a system next week that has the potential for “significant snowfall,” according to the National Weather Service.
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New York City is starting out on another heat wave today that will likely last into at least early next week, according to the National Weather Service.
The New York City area may receive 6 to 12 inches of snow from a storm that has crippled air traffic in Atlanta and prompted officials across the South to urge people to stay off the roads.
"We're seeing a heavy band moving over parts of New York City now, over the Bronx and upper Manhattan."
- Brian Ciemnecki on Nov 08, 2012