Weather & Natural Disasters

NYC Mayor de Blasio: Schools to reopen Wednesday

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Bracing for the blizzard

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio held a press conference Tuesday to update the public on the winter storm and the city's response.

Sleet and strong winds battered New York City and much of the Northeast on Tuesday, as officials scrambled to deal with the late-winter storm.

The mayor said schools in the city would reopen Wednesday, after closing Tuesday. Although snowfall in the city was less than expected, de Blasio asked residents to remain cautious amid slippery conditions.

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