New York and the US north-east brace for potentially heavy weekend snow

28/1/2022 2:05:00 AM

New York and the US north-east brace for potentially heavy weekend snow

https://str.sg/wdSmNEW YORK (BLOOMBERG) - A gusty winter storm remains on track to batter the East Coast, threatening to tie up roads and air travel, cause power outages and dump snow from Washington to New England.New York City could get as much as 10 inches (25cm) starting late Friday (Jan 28) through Saturday with eastern Long Island getting more and the Hudson Valley receiving less, said Mr James Tomasini, a National Weather Service meteorologist in Upton, New York.

There still uncertainty on the storm's track and that could mean more snow for Manhattan and the other four boroughs - or practically nothing at all."There is a pretty sharp gradient and there is still quite a bit of spread in some of the guidance," Mr Tomasini said by telephone, noting that the snow depth will vary wildly over just a few miles."But our expected totals are 8 to 10 inches."

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