By 6:00 AM. the decision is announced on the 311 information line, on the Department of Education website home page (which can be accessed at http://schools.nyc.gov )
and on the following radio stations in the city WINS (1010 AM), WCBS (880 AM), WABC (770 AM), WLIB (1190 AM), WADO (1280 AM) , WBLS (107.5 FM), WNYE (91.5 FM) ,
as well as the following television stations: WCBS (CHANNEL 2) WNBC (CHANNEL 4) , WNYW (CHANNEL 5) , WABC (CHANNEL 7) , WNYE (CHANNEL 25, UNISION cHANNEL 4, “NY 1” (CHANNEL 1 ON TIME WARNER CABLE OR CABLEVISION NOT ON FIOS OR SATELLITE).
If in the event of a blackout, battery operated portable radios should be tuned to either WINS (1010 AM) and /or WCBS (880 AM).
To find out the weather in your zip code, go to www.weather.com and enter your zip code. Look for the hour by hour information or the whole week!
Issued by The National Weather Service
New York City, NY
1:17 pm EST, Mon., Feb. 8, 2010
… WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT…
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WATCH… WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT.
SNOW IS EXPECTED TO OVERSPREAD THE REGION FROM STARTING LATE TUESDAY EVENING. THE SNOW MAY BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES ON WEDNESDAY… BEFORE SLOWLY TAPERING OFF WEDNESDAY NIGHT.
THE POTENTIAL FOR 6 TO 12 INCHES OF SNOW EXISTS. AT THIS TIME THE HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE NEW YORK CITY METROPOLITAN AREA AND LONG ISLAND.