State Of Emergency For NYC As Nor’easter Whips Through

Most parts of Brooklyn and Queens will see 5-8 inches, with NY1’s forecast predicting the two boroughs will see closer to 5 inches of snow.

Staten Island will likely receive 3-6 inches of snow.

A blizzard warning is in effect for the eastern part of Long Island.

A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for the five boroughs and will last until 12 a.m. Friday.

Mayor Bill de Blasio says the Winter Weather Advisory has been issued to help clear the city’s streets and roadways, allowing for emergency vehicles to get through.

He says any vehicles that block snow removal equipment will be towed.

The mayor also urged New Yorkers to prepare for bitter cold wind chills heading into the weekend which will make it feel like -20 degrees.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.