New York City prepared itself for snow storm Stella’s onslaught. Weather forecasters called for nearly two feet of snow. The mayor cancelled school. Commuters couldn’t get to work as MTA shut services down and modified others. UberEats wasn’t delivering food.
But things didn’t have to get so real, according to reports, because the National Weather Service knew by Monday afternoon that New York wasn’t going to get slammed, but never told the public.