New York City pasted by heaviest April snow since 1982

The amount was the seventh most on record in April, less than two inches away from making the top five.

Steady snowfall in NY forced the Yankees to postpone their scheduled home opener against Tampa Bay on April 2.

Just east of Livingston 10 inches of snow was reported by the National Weather Service from midnight to 9 a.m. on Monday.

Meanwhile, an intensifying area of low pressure moving from Colorado on Monday to MI by Tuesday night will bring along snow and gusty winds, The Weather Channel reported.

Two more rounds of snow are expected to hit the area through Tuesday, one today and the other late tonight through early Tuesday evening.

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At New York's LaGuardia Airport, where snow fell at rates as high as two inches per hour, almost 200 flights were canceled, according to the flight-tracking website FlightAware.

Snowfall totals in the NY region generally ranged between 3 and 6 inches with some locally higher amounts.

By 10am, several major airports in the city were coated in several inches of snow - Bridgeport 5.7-inches; LaGuardia-5.5 inches; Newark 5-inches and JFK 3.7-inches.

The game has now been moved to 4:05pm Eastern on Tuesday. Skies should clear with highs into the mid-40s, which should rapidly melt the snow.

An empty playground covered in snow April 2 in Brooklyn.

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