Six inches of snow nearly paralyzed the New York area. What went wrong? | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

Six inches of snow nearly paralyzed the New York area. What went wrong?

Drivers were trapped on gridlocked, snowy roads for hours.

Middle schoolers in New Jersey had to spend the night at school.

The upper level of the George Washington Bridge — one of the busiest bridges in the world — came to a standstill with drivers abandoning their cars.

The New York region was all but paralyzed by an early winter storm that led to recriminations and second-guessing on Friday about what exactly went wrong.

Mayor Bill de Blasio said the city was caught off guard by the ferocity of the storm after early forecasts predicted a light dusting.

At Central Park, there were 6.4 inches of snow as of 5 a.m. Friday — the biggest one-day November snowfall in at least 136 years.

“We’re going to do a full review,” de Blasio said in an interview on NY1 on Friday morning. “I’m not happy with the end result. It’s unacceptable.”

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