The year is starting out with a shot of nasty weather that is predicted to bring near-blizzard conditions to the city.
The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Queens this afternoon. The NWS reported that the storm may produce quarter sized hail and winds in excess of 60 mph. Heavy lightning is also expected with the storm. The potentially dangerous conditions have led the NWS to advise residents to stay indoors [...]