Major Winter Storm Tuesday – Next Update by Monday at Noon

Sunday, March 12, 2017 at 8:45 p.m.

The National Weather Service has issued a Blizzard Watch for the New York City metropolitan area from late tomorrow, Monday night through Tuesday evening. The current forecast calls for heavy snow and blizzard conditions, with snow accumulation of 12 to 18 inches, strong winds and hazardous travel conditions. The Emergency Management Operations Team (EMOT) is actively monitoring the situation.

EMOT will convene tomorrow, Monday morning and will send another communication with additional guidance by noon tomorrow.  

We urge all members of the Columbia community to stay informed about conditions as the storm progresses.  Please continue to check the Columbia Preparedness website and the Columbia homepage for updates as more information becomes available. For real-time weather information, visit the National Weather Service or on Twitter @NWSNewYorkNY. Stay informed by signing up for Notify NYC, the City's official source for emergency information, or by visiting New York City’s Severe Weather website.