cold weather

A woman bundled against the cold, walks on the east side of Manhattan January 7, 2014. (credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

NYC Cold Weather Safety Tips & Warming Center Guide

Winter can be a dangerous time with the extreme cold, snow, ice, sleet and freezing rain.


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Suffolk Executive Warns Of Space Heater Dangers As Temps Remain Frigid

Space heaters cause 25,000 house fires every year and 6,000 emergency room visits.


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Experts Warn Of Frozen Pipe Dangers As Temps Plummet Across Tri-State

Utilities are making house calls across Long Island as temperatures plunge and homeowners worry.


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Study: Cold Weather May Be Linked To Common Cold After All

A new study from Yale University found that cold temperatures really can lead to colds, but not for the reason you might think.


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11/10 CBS2 Monday Evening Weather Headlines

Tomorrow is even warmer… then things begin to change. The big snow in the Midwest, as well as the cold air in Canada, migrate south and east toward us.


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Bratton: Homicide Rate Down So Far In 2014 Compared To Last Year

Bratton said the department is on the right track when it comes to homicides. He attributes the drop to community cooperation and technology.


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Survey: Cold Weather Months Force Rats, Mice Into Homes

One survey found nearly 3 in 10 homes in the U.S. have rodents. In the northeast, 35 percent of survey respondents reported a rodent infestation, the highest percentage in any geographic area.


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Few Brave The Long Island Cold

The bitter cold turned Long Island’s public spaces and malls into virtual ghost towns Tuesday.


People walk through the snow during a winter storm in lower Manhattan on Jan. 2, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Are You Believing Some Cold Weather Myths?

A lot of advice you’ve gotten from people like your mom is a myth.


A woman walks through the cold in Midtown Manhattan on January 22, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Frigid Temperatures Linger Across Tri-State Area

Those who had to be out were dressed in layers to try to keep warm.


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Tri-State Area Plumbers Flush With Work During Cold Snaps

This month’s extreme cold has been great for Graham Peters’ paycheck, but it’s bad news for his customers’ pipes.


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Doctors Separate Cold Weather Facts From Fiction

The bitterly cold winter weather frosting the Tri-State Area has brought out some of the old wives tales about being in the cold.


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Tri-State Area Gets Early Taste Of Winter

There will be plenty of sunshine in the afternoon, but it’ll continue to be cold and windy. Temperatures are expected to reach 38 degrees, but the wind will make it feel like its in the 20s.


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Cold Weather May Hinder 2014 Super Bowl Halftime Show

There are no current plans for a halftime show during Super Bowl XLVIII because NFL officials are unsure how to stage the event in a cold-weather climate, according to a report.


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Fact Or Fiction: Putting Cold Weather Myths To Rest

The cold temperatures can be life threatening if you don’t take the proper precautions. TV 10-55’s Katie McGee has some important guidelines.