Brooklyn residents brace for snow, hazardous roads

BROOKLYN - Brooklyn residents are bracing for another major storm that could dump more than a foot of snow on the borough.

The latest winter weather is forecasted to cover the area with 8-15 inches of snow and disrupt the Wednesday morning commute. Residents say they are stocking up with sand, salt and shovels.

Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the city has a 15-point action plan in place and hundreds of trucks ready to plow the roads overnight. Residents say they are hoping officials are ready for Round 2 after the Dec. 26 storm paralyzed the area.

Officials say they are asking the Departments of Transportation and Parks and Recreation, and the Environmental Protection Agency, to all pitch in and help with plowing. They are also bringing in private contractors to speed up snow removal.

Weather Center Watch News 12 Watch News 12 Traffic and Weather Weather update: Snow to hit BK tonight into tomorrow

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

A fast-moving fire killed five people, including three 1 3 children among victims in New York City house fire
The New York City nonprofit Guardian Angels stepped 2 Guardian Angels increase patrols in Coney Island
3 Neighborhood Brief for April 23
Fashion, Art, & Design held their seasonal pop-up 4 Pop-up marketplace features goods, art made in BK
Suffolk fire officials say a house was gutted 5 House gutted by overnight fire in Oakdale

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE