Check Out this Time Lapse Footage of the LES During the Epic 2006 Snowstorm [VIDEO]

Posted on: January 29th, 2015 at 9:28 am by
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The Tuesday morning quarterbacks gave Mayor de Blasio and Governor Cuomo a raft of shit for shutting the city in response to the epic blizzard the wasn’t. It was supposed to have been the most catastrophic snow accumulation the city has seen in recent recorded history. In the end, we got up to seven inches, depending on the neighborhood.

The so-called blizzard bust leaves the storm of 2006 as the biggest in NYC history. It dumped 26.9 inches on Central Park over a 16-hour period.

In that time, though, a Chinatown resident named Chris Jay recorded a time-lapse of the weather. The vantage point is East Broadway at Rutgers Street, looking north by northeast. Sixteen minutes of snow to the soundtrack of Deadbeat.

Do you think the local and state politicians overreacted to the threat of this storm?

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