New York City kids rejoiced when Mayor de Blasio announced schools would close Monday because of a coming blizzard — but plenty of parents were hardly thrilled by the unexpected snow day, the NY Daily News reports.
The National Weather Service initially projected six to eight inches of snow would blanket the five boroughs. But when the city awoke on Monday morning, residents found just a couple inches of accumulation — leaving parents across the city scrambling for child care and angry at de Blasio for being overly cautious.
De Blasio defended his decision on Monday morning, writing on Twitter that the forecast projected more snow and less rain.
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