Dangerous Cold

Ice in the Hudson River tunnels caused major delays for NJ TRANSIT customers at Penn Station on Friday, Feb. 20. (Credit: CBS2)

Commuters End Up Stranded At Penn Station As NJ TRANSIT Tracks Ice Over

Severe and bitter cold took a toll on transit systems around the Tri-State Area Friday, with track trouble leading to extended delays for thousands of commuters at Penn Station.


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2/20 CBS2 Friday Evening Weather Headlines

Today was all that it was forecast to be. Just brutal. Records were smashed all over the Tri-State and basically all over the East Coast.


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2/20 CBS2 Friday Morning Weather Headlines

It is a record cold day out there. Brutally cold air will impact us today, with the worst occurring right now.


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2/19 CBS2 Thursday Evening Weather Headlines

Hope you’re having a nice afternoon! Boy, is it windy out there. Gusts will pushing 30 mph+ tonight, making real feel temps downright dangerous.


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2/19 CBS2 Thursday Morning Weather Headlines

Hope you bundle up today before you head out, because it’s going to be a cold afternoon too! The temps won’t budge much today.


2/13 CBS2 Friday Evening & Weekend Weather Headlines

Tonight, we don’t dip too far back down the thermometer thanks to some clouds.


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2/13 CBS2 Friday Morning Weather Headlines

Whoa! That’s cold! See the map for some amazingly cold temps! Everyone is feeling the chill.


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1/8 CBS2 Thursday Morning Weather Headlines

By Giorgio Panetta, CBS2 Chief Meteorologist/Weather Producer Good Morning! It’s the coldest morning of this winter by far, and the coldest air since last February. Starting temps: basically -2 to 10 above. Now add a […]


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Con Edison Sets New Winter Records For Gas, Electric Usage

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.


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New Yorkers Bundle Up For Cold, Though Some Kids Don’t Want To

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.


Winterizing Your Home

Experts Pass Along Advice For Protecting Your Home From Extreme Cold

Temperatures in the single digits were set to arrive early Tuesday, and they can really do a number on your home.


Long Island Power Line Freeze Fears

L.I. Residents Worry About Frozen Power Lines, Pipes In Bitter Cold

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.


People ride bicycles down Smith Street after winter storm 'Hercules' on January 3, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. The major winter snowstorm, which forced New York City public schools to close and shut down the Long Island Expressway, is being viewed as a test for the new mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio. Dangerously cold temperates are predicted for the day and evening hours.  (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)

Deep Freeze Coming To Tri-State Area This Week

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.


Brooklyn Lumber Yard Fire

Firefighters Suffer Through Extreme Cold To Battle Brooklyn Lumber Blaze

Firefighters endured extreme cold overnight as they battled an extra-alarm blaze that ripped through a lumber yard in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.


NYC Extreme Cold

Dangerous Cold Hits Tri-State Area As Weekend Begins

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.