Snow Strands Thousands In The Northeast
Weather Forecasters say New York could get as much as 11-12 inches of snow as severe snow storm warnings continue throughout the Northeast today.
Snowy conditions last night impacted President Obama’s journey back to the White House from Wisconsin. The President was forced to take to the highway when bad weather grounded his helicopter. The Presidential Motorcade was stranded in rush hour traffic for well over one hour.
Flights at various U.S. airports have been canceled or delayed and several schools throughout the Northeast remain closed today.
The National Weather Service cautions any kind of travel in snow ravaged regions is very dangerous due to strong winds and large amounts of snow.
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg declared a state of emergency yesterday. The mayor asked residents to stay off the roads and he also suspended parking rules and garbage collection services.