New York City closed all its schools on Thursday, Jan. 4, as snow covers the region.
“With some extreme weather in the early morning forecast, the Mayor’s made the decision to close New York City schools tomorrow,” a spokesperson for the mayor told PIX11.
⚠️ WEATHER ADVISORY: Due to expected severe weather conditions, all New York City public schools will be CLOSED Thursday, January 4, 2018.
After-school programs, adult education, YABC programs, and PSAL activities are also cancelled. pic.twitter.com/HoxeJZUcTx
— NYC Public Schools (@NYCSchools) January 3, 2018
An expected 6 to 8 inches could fall in New York City.
Areas near New York City could see a foot of snow, according to weather forecasters.
It’s unclear whether New York City schools will be open Jan. 5.
A full list of schools in New York and New Jersey that are closed can be viewed here.
The National Weather Service expects sustained winds of about 20 to 30 mph and gusts of up to 50 mph, Fox5 reported.
Boiling water turns to snow