Blizzard "Nemo" Update
Friday, February 08, 2013
Significant snow is expected in our area between today and tomorrow. We get updates from:
- WNYC's Richard Hake with expected forecast in New Jersey, New York, and Connecticut.
- Adam Sobel, professor of Climate and Atmospheric Science at Columbia University, on why forecasts have been so different, what makes a blizzard a blizzard, and why this storm has a name.
- Jerome Hauer, commissioner of the New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services, on how the state is planning in advance of the worst of the storm.
- MTA spokesman Aaron Donovan on how public transit could be affected by the snow, and what to expect on commuter rail.
"Check on your neighbors, the elderly, make sure they've got water food and heat." -- NY Emergency Services spokesperson. #Nemo— Brian Lehrer Show (@BrianLehrer) February 8, 2013