- The National Weather Service has issued a citywide Winter Storm Warning, which is in effect until Wednesday, Jan. 28, at 12 AM. The current forecast calls for 12 to 16 inches of snow, with locally higher amounts possible and snowfall rates of up to 2 to 4 inches per hour late Monday night into Tuesday morning. Northern winds of 15 to 25 MPH are forecast, with gusts of up to 45 MPH possible. Temperatures in the 20s are expected, with visibilities of one-quarter to one-half mile at times.New York City schools will be closed Tuesday.
- With the lifting of the travel ban, all nine MTA Bridge & Tunnel facilities are now open to passenger vehicular traffic.
- MTA Long Island Rail Road, MTA Metro-North Railroad, MTA NYC Transit Bus and Subway Service — including Staten Island Railway (SIR) will be gradually restored this morning. All service will operate on a Sunday schedule for today, Tuesday, January 27th. Final assessments on the bus, rail and subway network are being performed in anticipation of the restoration of service.
- Service will operate on a full weekday schedule on Wednesday, January 28th.
- MTA New York City Transit subway and bus service will operate on a Sunday schedule beginning at noon today. The subway fleet was stored underground throughout the night and limited service was resumed on all lines at 8:42 a.m. Bus service will be resumed incrementally and customers should be aware that some local detours may be in effect.
- Limited trains are now running on the 7, E, M and G trains as of 9:07AM.
- Alternate Side Parking has been suspended through Wednesday.
As a reminder, all winter weather information and information about the City’s response to the storm can be found by visiting the City’s Severe Weather website at www.nyc.gov/severeweather or by calling 311. You are also encouraged to sign up for Notify NYC, the City’s free emergency notification system. Sign up online , call 311, or follow@NotifyNYC on Twitter.