CBS 2's Jessica Schneider Comes To The Rescue Amid Rock Salt ShortageCBS 2’s Jessica Schneider came to the rescue in Secaucus, N.J. Wednesday evening, as residents suffered from a severe salt shortage.
Salt Shortages, Threat Of Black Ice Spark Concern In Tri-State AreaIce and slush have left roads and sidewalks dangerously slippery, and many Tri-State area municipalities have seen their reserves of salt to correct the problems dangerously depleted.
Storm Related Traffic & Transit Service Changes, DelaysHere's a look at transit- and traffic-related changes related to the snow & Ice storm:
Wintry Mix Closes Schools, Cancels Flights In Connecticut The National Weather Service expects Wednesday's storm to dump 6 to 10 inches of snow and sleet in northwestern Connecticut, 5 to 9 inches in the Hartford area and 1 to 3 inches along the shoreline.
Caution: Be On The Lookout For Black Ice OvernightThe ice storm that struck the Tri-State area Wednesday morning not only caused problems for commuters, but it also had the potential to flare back up into a problem overnight into Thursday.
Decision To Keep Schools Open Angers Many NYC ParentsA thick coating of ice made getting around very hazardous and, in some areas, nearly impossible, but it wasn’t enough to cancel schools – a decision that left some parents furious.
Commuters Express Frustration, Anger With LIRR There was a storm of protest – bordering on mutiny – from frustrated commuters Wednesday, furious that the LIRR charged them peak rates after cutting the number of trains in half due to weather.
Freezing Rain, Accumulating Ice Make Slushy Mess In NJIce built up on untreated roads and sidewalks and made trees and power lines appear as if they were encased in crystal.
Massive Winter Storm Disrupting Area FlightsBe prepared for delays if you're planning on catching a flight from JFK, Laguardia or Newark airport. The ice storm frosting the region is also freezing some flights.
Homeless Man Burns To Death Hiding From Ice StormThe victim was found behind a kosher food market in North Lawrence by municipal workers who stopped to turn around their salting truck.
Forecasters: Roads Will Refreeze As Temps DropThe latest winter storm is ending as rain in most places Wednesday after an extended period of sleet and freezing rain brought up to three quarters of an inch of ice on streets and sidewalks.
Yorktown To Drivers: Please Stay Off The RoadsRoad crews have been out for hours struggling to stay ahead of the storm.