The 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.
A 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.
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.
Ice built up on untreated roads and sidewalks and made trees and power lines appear as if they were encased in crystal.
Be 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.
The victim was found behind a kosher food market in North Lawrence by municipal workers who stopped to turn around their salting truck.
The 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.
Road crews have been out for hours struggling to stay ahead of the storm.
The ice storm hitting the Tri-State area is creating a profound safety concern for pedestrians and drivers alike. Here are some suggestions as you hit the streets to help make sure the streets don’t hit you.
Connecticut’s two utilities are bracing for the next round of winter, an ice storm that could bring down power lines and cause outages.
Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport reopened after icy runways forced a temporary closure on Tuesday morning, leaving some Super Bowl travelers in the cold.