A Great Big City

Morning Update for Saturday, October 15, 2016

Weather radar
Weather radar via Weather Underground

Happy Saturday, NYC! Currently: Clear 🌞 and 47 °F (8 °C), headed for a high of 64 °F.

View the full forecast for historical highs and lows.


Word of the Day

Wordnik Word of the Day: femtobarn - The word 'femtobarn' comes from 'femto-', the SI unit for 10^-15, and 'barn'. Thephysicists M. G. Holloway and C. P. Parke decided to use 'barn' as the unit for measuring the size of an atomic nucleus of uranium in 1942.

See the full entry for this word at http://wordnik.com/word-of-the-day/2016/10/14


Transit Delays

🚇 Subway Status 🚇

Trains are running with some problems this morning.

⚠ Delays or service changes on the 1/2/3, 4/5/6, A/C/E, B/D/F/M, J/Z, N/Q/R, and Staten Island Railroad

Find scheduled weekend changes on the MTA's Weekender.

🚦 Bridges and Tunnels 🚦

A few delays on bridges and tunnels this morning.

⚠ Delays at the Hugh L. Carey, Marine Parkway, Queens Midtown, Throgs Neck, and Verrazano-Narrows

View full details at the MTA's Bridge and Tunnel page.

🚂 LIRR 🚂

Trains on the LIRR are running smoothly this morning.

⚠ Delays or service changes on the Babylon, City Terminal Zone, Montauk, and West Hempstead lines. ⚠

View full details at the MTA's LIRR page.


NYC Tunnel of the Day

149th Street Tunnel Opened: 1905


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