February 8, 2013 in New York history

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8 years ago on February 8th, 2013

Winter Storm Nemo hits NYC

High winds whipped the heavy snowfall into a blizzard, dumping a total of 11.4 inches of snow in Central Park. The storm was rated a 3 out of 5 on the Northeast Snowfall Impact Scale, classifying it as a major winter storm. On parts of Long Island, snow totals over two feet were even recorded! Governor Cuomo declared a state of emergency in New York and commuter trains out of the city were largely canceled, with subway service within the city remaining operational.


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🌞 Weather Records 🌞

Record High: 62°F in 2017
Record Low: -7°F in 1934


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