In case you are compiling grocery store reports. I just went to Associated on 14th to grab some cat litter, and the store is packed with people shopping for the impending snowstorm. I didn't realize it was going to be that bad, but the store is crowded, and it takes some patience to get around!
WHY ARE YOU STILL SITTING THERE READING THIS. Go!
Updated. The National Weather Service has just issued a Blizzard Warning:
Major winter storm to impact the Tri-state area Friday into Saturday.
Blizzard Warning in effect from 6 am Friday to 1 pm EST Saturday.
The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a Blizzard Warning, which is in effect from 6 am Friday to 1 pm EST Saturday.
Locations: New York City, Southern Westchester County, and coastal portions of Northeast New Jersey.
Hazard types: Heavy snow and strong winds.
Accumulations: snow accumulation of 10 to 14 inches, with localized higher amounts within developing snow bands.
Winds: north 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.
Temperatures: falling into the 20s by Friday evening.
Visibilities: one quarter mile or less at times.
Timing: The strongest winds and heaviest snow will occur Friday evening into Saturday morning.
Impacts: Heavy snow and winds will make for dangerous driving conditions with visibilities near zero in White-out conditions. In addition, some tree limbs will be downed, causing scattered power outages.
Updated 5:15 p.m.