• New Jersey Transit: Bus, rail and light rail services are running on a normal weekday schedule, but buses to and from the Port Authority Bus Terminal may experience delays. Cross honoring is in effect on buses, private carriers, rail and light rail services. Access Link service is suspended statewide.
• Bridges and tunnels: Motorists are encouraged to drive at reduced speeds on bridges and tunnels across the city, so expect a slower-than-usual commute. A speed restriction of 35 m.p.h. is in place on the George Washington Bridge and there are residual delays at the Lincoln Tunnel.
• Newark, La Guardia and Kennedy airports: All flights at La Guardia and Kennedy have been temporarily suspended, and there are extensive delays for arrivals and departures at Newark. Passengers are encouraged to check in with airlines for updates on Friday and weekend flights.
• Amtrak: Trains between New York and Boston are running on modified schedules. Acela Express and Northeast Regional carriers will run less frequently, but Keystone Service, Empire Service and Downeaster Service will operate as scheduled.
Alternate-side parking is suspended for snow removal today and Friday.
The flurries should dwindle by this evening, but it may feel as icy as zero degrees or lower. What might be more concerning, according to Tim Morrin of the National Weather Service, are the days to follow.
“After the snow is over, we’re expecting a very frigid period of weather on Friday and Saturday,” Mr. Morrin told us. “Wind chill factors can be even worse than we had during the New Year’s period, so everything’s going to be really frozen in. For citizens who need to be outdoors, it’s really going to be a tough go.”
Friday and Saturday are showing highs near 12 and lows around 4, but with the wind chill, it may feel as biting as 20 below zero.
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