Light snow and wind will continue through sundown Tuesday, the National Weather Service said.
Subway, PATH, Metro-North and LIRR service will all be disrupted. All city roads will close at 11 p.m.
Workers and intrepid toursits braved the begining of a blizzard in New York on Monday.
Forecasters had feared up to 3 feet. Schools will be open Monday, but will likely be closed Tuesday.
Forecasters still don't know if Saturday's storm will bury the city with snow or soak it with rain.
The city is bracing for downpours and wind gusts of up to 50 mph Tuesday, forecasters said.
Winter Storm Nemo could dump 10 inches of snow on NYC by early Saturday afternoon, experts warn.
The storm, compounded by Hurricane Sandy, has left some 23,000 people without power in the borough.
The nor'easter that hit New York Wednesday has set back the schedule of gasoline supply.
The city worked to clean up the snow Thursday after a nor'easter swept through New York.
The storm swept through a little more than a week after Hurricane Sandy crippled the city.
The nor'easter comes just days after Hurricane Sandy.
Drivers again faced long lines at the pump, ahead of the Nor'easter.
More than 10,000 Con Edison customers lost power in the winter storm on Wednesday.
FEMA recovery centers around the city posted signs saying that they were closed for the storm.
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