Queens saw the strongest wind gusts and Crown Heights had the worst steady winds at 41 mph, NWS said.
Service was delayed on Northeast Corridor and North Jersey Coast lines due to wire problems.
The worst of the wind and rain will begin by sundown and continue through the night, forecasters said.
As much as 3 inches of rain could fall on the city, officials said.
The high Thursday reached 65 degrees, a Jan. 12 record, the National Weather Service said
Temperatures are expected to reach the mid-50s Thursday, the National Weather Service said.
Most were pretty shrimp-y, but a few stood head and shoulders above the snowy crowd.
The sidewalks outside the property were still covered in snow as of Monday afternoon.
Up to three inches were expected to fall during the day with temperatures in the 20s.
Snow could begin falling as early as 8 p.m. Thursday, forecasters said.
The city could see an inch of snow Friday morning, forecasters said.
From a crane collapse downtown, to Prince parties and passionate protests, 2016 had dramatic visuals.
The Department of Environmental Protection will start a study to add a new storm drain to the road.
The city could get up to two inches of snow Friday night into Saturday, forecasters said.
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