Spring Snowstorm Hits Queens, NY – 4/2/2018


A rare April snowstorm blankets the NYC Metro with up to a half a foot of snow, creating hazardous travel conditions during the morning rush hour.
Shot Description

Shot 1: Timelapse sequence of snow covering up newly bloomed Tulips in Queens, NY.
Shots 2-3: NYPD and FDNY personnel respond to a vehicle accident on the Grand Central Parkway in Queens, NY.
Shot 4: A man rides his bicycle on Queens Blvd as heavy snow falls.
Shots 5-6: A highway sign hanging over the Long Island Expressway warns motorists of dangerous travel conditions during the morning rush hour.
Shot 7: A Yellow Cab driver clears snow off of his vehicle on Queens Blvd.
Shots 8-10: People out and about in Flushing, NY as heavy snow continues to fall covering sidewalks and streets.
Shots 11-12: A Sanitation vehicle sits with his amber lights on warning on coming motorists. An NYPD Traffic vehicle sits idle on Queens Blvd, as motorists drive by in heavy snow.
Shots 13-14: Morning rush hour commuters walking in heavy snow. Rush hour commuters boarding and exiting a city bus on Woodhaven Blvd.
Shot 15: A city bus drives in heavy snow on Queens Blvd.
Shot 16: A man walks to work in heavy snow.
Shot 17: Traffic on the Long Island Expressway in Queens NY as heavy snow continues to fall.
Shot 18: Buds covered in snow begin to blossom on trees in Flushing, NY,
Shot 19: A large tree limb falls due to the weight of the snow in Queens, NY.
Shot 20: A man clears snow from a fire hydrant in Rego Park, Queens NY.

SID: Scott McPartland

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