Mayor Michael Bloomberg says city dodged bullet in blizzard aftermath

The mayor says all city streets will be cleared by the end of the day.

The mayor says all city streets will be cleared by the end of the day. (2/9/13)

BROOKLYN - Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the city "dodged a bullet" as the northeast was pounded with heavy snow Friday night.

Bloomberg says that the boroughs are in great shape, despite nearly a foot of snow piling up in some areas. He has promised to have all streets cleared of snow by the end of the day on Saturday.

The mayor also offered resources and help to other communities hit harder by the storm.

Everyone is still be urged to use extreme caution. Temperatures are expected to drop, creating potentially icy and dangerous conditions on some roads and sidewalks.  

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