NYC public schools report technical difficulties with remote learning during storm

First snowflakes falling across NYC as storm intensifies for morning commute

First snowflakes falling across NYC as storm intensifies for morning commute


NEW YORK — New York City public schools are fully remote Tuesday due to a storm bringing significant snowfall to the five boroughs

However, the Department of Education posted a message on social media, saying it was experiencing technical difficulties.

“We are currently experiencing issues with services that require IBM authentication to login. We are actively working with IBM to resolve. We will provide an update as soon as possible,” the post read.

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Snowflakes began falling early Tuesday morning across New York City. 

Significant snowfall is expected throughout the course of the morning, impacting the commute. 

The city’s Office of Emergency Management issued a travel advisory until 6 p.m. due to poor visibility and potentially dangerous road conditions. 

More than 700 salt spreaders treated the streets overnight, and 2,000 plow trucks will be deployed this morning.    

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Mobile 2 checking on road conditions in Morris County, N.J.


As for mass transit, the MTA said it’s been gearing up by putting chains on bus tires and placing extra crews on subway and commuter lines to respond to issues quickly. 

By 5:45 a.m., John F. Kennedy International Airport reported 35 flight delays and 170 cancelations, LaGuardia Airport had 11 delays and 369 cancellations, and Newark Liberty International Airport had six delays and 155 cancellations.

Stick with our First Alert Weather team for the latest storm timeline and snow totals. 

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