One of the busiest, most stressful travel days of the year poses special challenges as travelers on their way to Thanksgiving celebrations contend with a nor’easter packing rain and snow.
Bitter cold will shock the system as Tri-State Area residents wake up on Monday, and slippery roads could mean problems for the morning rush.
The snow alert is in effect starting at 8 p.m. Thursday, which means crews, salt spreaders and plows are getting ready to handle any potential snow removal throughout the city.
Rain and blasting winds cut power to an estimated 13,000 customers on Long Island Wednesday evening.
A severe storm system blowing into the Tri-State Area posed a minor threat for tornadoes during the overnight hours Tuesday into Wednesday.
The first nor’easter of the fall season will plow its way into the Tri-State Area Thursday morning, and is expected to affect the morning commute and stick around all day.
As CBS 2 Meteorologist Lonnie Quinn says, as we know, anything can happen from moment to moment, especially with contributing factors like the polar vortex bringing cold air down from the North Pole.
A virtually unheard of anomaly in the atmosphere was to blame for a devastating rainstorm on Long Island Wednesday, which set a new one-day record for rainfall in New York State.
Heavy rains and flooding were expected to make for a frustrating commute for the Tri-State Area on Wednesday morning.
Flights were delayed by up to an hour and a half Wednesday evening, and thousands of customers lost power, as a round of severe thunderstorms pounded the area.
Severe thunderstorms barreled through the Tri-State Area for the second day in a row Tuesday, making a mess of the roads just in time for the afternoon rush hour and keeping a threat of continuing rain well into the night.
Heavy rain turned major roads into rivers and rapids in parts of the Tri-State Area Monday evening, in a round of storms that could continue off and on for more than a day to come.
A dangerous round of storms was passing through some parts of the Tri-State Area late Wednesday, and the storm system was expected to persist until the morning.
A round of severe storms plowed into the Tri-State Area late Friday afternoon – causing delays of nearly five hours for arriving flights at some airports.
A rough morning commute was expected on Thursday, as waves of pouring rain were expected to move in.