NEW YORK (NEWS10) – Governor Cuomo has declared a state of emergency for New York City, Long Island and Lower Hudson Valley as this winter storm hits the region.
Blizzard Warning is in effect through Sunday afternoon for New York City and Long Island. 18 to 24 inches of snow is expected with winds of 30 to 40 mph and wind gusts up to 55 mph.
State resources include nearly 600 plows and 150,000 tons of road salt.
600 National Guard troops are available for the downstate regions to provide emergency support.
MTA bus service will be suspended as noon Saturday and Subways will run normal weekend service and possibly service will be reduced as the storm develops.
All flights have been cancelled at both JFK and LaGuardia airports.