New York City public schools closed Thursday

All New York City public schools were closed and after-school programs, adult education, YABC programs, and PSAL activities were canceled for Thursday, January 4, 2018, because of the snowstorm.

New York City district schools will be open and all programs will be held on Friday, January 5, 2018.

The National Weather Service issued a Winter Storm Warning, in effect Thursday into early Friday for New York City, southern Westchester County, Nassau County, and most of Connecticut. NWS issued a Blizzard Warning for Suffolk County on Long Island and parts of the Jersey Shore and South Jersey.

NWS expected sustained winds of 20 to 30 mph and gusts up to 50 mph.