— Noted.

NYC: blizzard 2015.

Images from the NYT Archives:


21″ of snow during the blizzard of 1888 prompted New York City to move its utility lines underground. (Photo: NYT)





Winter’s Fury. Original 1914 print.





1947: Record 25-Inch Snow Cripples City and East; All Traffic Slowed; Long Island is Disrupted




And, more recently – the current record for snowfall in NYC happened in February of 2006.


Photo by Hiroko Masuike for The New York Times




Will Juno break the 26.9 inches? Will Bleecker Street Pizza stay open? Will winds really exceed the possible 75 miles per hour? Will 1,800 plows be enough plows to clear our city streets? Extra, extra, read all about it!

As Gov. Cuomo says, “This is going to be a blizzard. It is a serious blizzard.”

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