The de Blasio administration has tried to harness social media to reach New Yorkers directly.
The storm could dump up to 8 inches of snow on top of what remains from last Monday.
Schools set to open, but alternate-side parking is suspended as city could see 8 inches of snow and ice.
Michael Berkman, 34, did donuts in a Lowe's parking lot around 2:45 a.m., during the travel ban.
The footage shows snow-covered Morningside Heights.
Alternate side parking is suspended until Monday, but meters will still be monitored, the DOT said.
Some residents were grateful the blizzard largely missed the city, while others wished for more snow.
Light snow and wind will continue through sundown Tuesday, the National Weather Service said.
As the snow bears down, frenzied New Yorkers are stocking up on food and supplies.
Check whether the Department of Sanitation's 2,100 snowplows have made it to your street.
Forecasters had feared up to 3 feet. Schools will be open Monday, but will likely be closed Tuesday.
Wet weather caused more than 200 flight cancellations at area airports Wednesday morning.
All field trips, after-school programs and sports games are back on, according to the DOE.
The latest snowstorm could dump more than a foot of snow on the city by Friday morning, officials said.
Salt and snow corroded underground cables, leaving the neighborhoods with reduced capacity, Con Ed said.
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