It may be rainy and 36 degrees today, , with unplowed streets, cars, trucks and buses stuck in the middle of the street and no subway service.
The storm, which dumped 24 inches, coated Brooklyn. Major thoroughfares were cleared, but most of Park Slope did not even see a single plow (other than snowbound ones) until mid-morning today.
Due to unplowed snow and ice, 1,196 snowstorm-related claims were filed with the city according to the Comptroller’s Office. The claims, only 620 settled and counting, .
Nearly 24 hours after the snow stopped falling, Park Slope was still a winter wonderland with the majority of the neighborhood's streets still entirely unplowed.
Residents struggled to make it down unplowed side streets, some even traversed the snow on cross-country skis.
City officials claimed that they were not able to plow because of the abandoned vehicles in streets, making it impossible for tow trucks to plow.
The driver of semi tractor-trailer was stuck blocking traffic for over seven hours at Sixth Avenue and Ninth Street after sliding into a snow bank.