Shovels and Sleds for Sale in New York City Ahead of Forecast Snowstorm

Shovels and sleds were out for sale in New York City on Wednesday, December 16, in preparation for a winter storm that was forecast to bring heavy snow to the region.

The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a winter storm warning for the tri-state area on Wednesday morning, with forecasters predicting eight to 12 inches of snow near New York City. The NWS said “blizzard-like” conditions could be possible late on Wednesday and into Thursday.

New York-based journalist Marla Diamond filmed this footage of shovels and sleds on sale outside of a hardware store on Manhattan’s Upper West Side on Wednesday. Credit: Marla Diamond via Storyful