The extreme cold in recent days has led to a new winter one-day record for national gas and electric service use by Con Edison customers.
In single-digit or negative-range cold, bundling up is crucial. But as CBS 2’s Sonia Moghe reported Tuesday, some kids and even teens can often overlook that fact.
Temperatures in the single digits were set to arrive early Tuesday, and they can really do a number on your home.
With temperatures plummeting to the single digits overnight Monday night into Tuesday, a significant fear has mounted that rain-soaked trees will end up covered in ice. And when winds kick up overnight, the ice-coated branches could bring down electric power lines.
Come Tuesday, a deep freeze will settle into the Tri-State Area, likely dragging temperatures below zero in some areas and sending wind chills plunging into the negative 20s.
Firefighters endured extreme cold overnight as they battled an extra-alarm blaze that ripped through a lumber yard in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.
Tri-State Area residents woke up to dangerous cold Saturday, with some areas setting record lows in the minus range. And the conditions brought a high risk of hypothermia and frostbite for anyone outside for too long.
Tri-State Area residents were not the only ones suffering through a bitter blast this weekend, and some areas have seen conditions far more severe. At least 16 deaths were blamed on the snowstorm.
Bone-chilling, whipping winds and bitterly cold air made for a dangerous situation in the Tri-State Area as Monday morning approached.