Tri-staters and New Englanders still reeling from the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy are now facing a potentially serious winter storm, nicknamed Athena. Hundreds of thousands are still without power after Sandy:

The Red Cross is already making preparations before the worst of the storm hits:

Snowfall has already begun in many areas, and citizens are nervous.

Some residents of bruised and battered Staten Island are being advised to evacuate:

And flights in and out of LaGuardia are being canceled:

Our thoughts and prayers are with those in Athena’s path. We hope the storm will pass quickly and that all those affected will stay safe.