The week began with downright summerlike temperatures, but the grip of winter slipped back onto the Tri-State Area late Tuesday.
Snow was falling in several parts of the Tri-State Area Tuesday night, but for most, chilling winds gusting up to 50 mph will make for the most unpleasant conditions.
In his long-range forecast, CBS 2 meteorologist Lonnie Quinn says the Tri-State area is facing a colder-than-average start to spring,
The city issued precautions for more snow Wednesday, but major accumulation was not expected.
A winter weather advisory has been issued between 11 a.m. Saturday and 4 a.m. Sunday for northwest New Jersey, all but the western third of Connecticut, and Nassau County on Long Island.
Students and parents were faced with gusting winds and blowing snow during Thursday’s storm that brought nearly 10 inches of snow to the city.
Forecasters say snow is expected to begin falling Wednesday night and slow the commute into work Thursday.
The latest round of snowfall is expected to begin Wednesday night and last into Thursday night, dumping 6 to 10 inches on New York City, according to the National Weather Service.
Ice 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.
Another winter storm slammed the Tri-State area on Wednesday and CBS 2′s reporters were out capturing everything from the first flakes to slush filled streets and sidewalks from the suburbs, through the Five Boroughs, and out on Long Island.
The NFL came to the rescue Friday evening, after two women CBS 2 they had lost their wallet – and their Super Bowl tickets — to thieves while making the trip from Seattle to New York.
CBS 2′s Lonnie Quinn has been out on Super Bowl Boulevard doing the weather forecast the past couple of nights — and you may have noticed he changed his hat on Wednesday.
CBS 2 weatherman Lonnie Quinn says a lot will depend on the timing and placement of an incoming low-pressure system. “It’s like Mother Nature is a football fan,” he said on Monday night’s newscast.
Don’t worry. At least not yet. But one early weather projection is taking shape for Super Bowl weekend — and it doesn’t look good.
More than 1,500 flights were canceled, many students were sent home early, and the roads were a miserable mess through the night Tuesday as the Tri-State area was pounded with a brutal blast of heavy snow and bitter cold.