The National Weather Service is predicting that a "significant" winter storm will arrive Wednesday morning and linger until early Thursday. The weather system will supposedly come in as rain, dousing the coast before freezing into snow in the afternoon.
Anthony Quintano via Flickr The scene in Buffalo on Tuesday
But, grain of salt: This is just what the NWS is forecasting. And what do they know, anyway?
Take it from Governor Andrew Cuomo: The entire NWS might as well just be one old man on a park bench, licking his finger and sticking it in the wind. Here's what Cuomo said this past weekend at a press conference in the city of Buffalo, which was buried under an unprecedented seven feet of snow last week: