National Weather Service

A brush fire burns in Inwood Hill Park on April 21, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Officials Warn Of Increased Risk Of Brush Fires Thursday

The National Weather Service has issued “red flag” warning, which indicates a combination of dry fuels and weather conditions could support extreme fire danger and make fire fighting difficult.

04/23/2014

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Flood Watch Issued For Tri-State Area With Periods Of Heavy Rain Expected

The flood watch remains in effect from late Saturday through Sunday evening.

03/29/2014

Windy Weather (file/credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Snow Held Off But Wind Advisory In Effect Across Region

Winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts between 45 and 50 mph are possible, according to the National Weather Service.

03/26/2014

People walk during a snowstorm in Manhattan (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Modest Snow Falls, But Blasting Winds Expected Tri-State Area

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.

03/25/2014

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Day After Spring-Like Temps, Rain, Storms And Cold Move In

Forecasters say a narrow band of strong to possibly severe thunderstorms is expected to move through Wednesday before it turns sharply colder overnight.

03/12/2014

Plows hit the road in White Plains on Feb. 3, 2014. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Salt Supplies, Snow Removal Budgets Strained Across Tri-State

A fresh shipment of rock salt reached New Jersey just in time for another round of snow Wednesday morning.

02/26/2014

FILE -  A woman carries roses through the slush of Union Square. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Warmer Temps Move In, Bring Potential For Severe Storms

The National Weather Service says flooding may be exacerbated by clogged road drains that have been blocked by snow and ice.

02/21/2014

People shovel snow in Manhattan on Feb. 18, 2014. (Photo STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

The Big Thaw: Snow Buildup, Ice Creates Menace On High Rises, Suburban Homes

Sidewalks around many buildings have been cordoned because of falling icicles and rock-hard chunks of frozen snow, a situation that experts warn could get worse over the next few days as a thaw sets in.

02/19/2014

A doorman removes snow from a sidewalk on February 13, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Winter Storm To Dump More Snow As It Enters Day 2

Another winter storm has battered the Tri-State, and could dump another 6 inches of heavy, wet snow by the time it’s all over.

02/13/2014

Marta Leiva, CSA with the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation, salts the snow in Carl Shurz Park. (Photo by Yana Paskova/Getty Images)

Tri-State Area Faces Icy Conditions As Municipalities Deal With Salt Shortages

Forecasters say slush and standing water from Wednesday’s snow storm turned into ice as temperatures plunged below freezing overnight.

02/06/2014

Staten Island: Bard Avenue Snow

Staten Island Residents Complain About City’s Response As Snow Falls Again

As another snowstorm struck New York City Monday, residents of Staten Island complained about dangerous and unplowed streets – following similar complaints on the Upper East Side after a Jan. 21 snowstorm.

02/03/2014

A woman clears snow off her car on East 92st Street on the east side of Manhattan January 22, 2014 (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Another Blast Of Winter Weather Expected To Hit The Tri-State Area On Monday

The precipitation is expected to start as rain or sleet before dawn and then change to snow in the late morning. The snow could be heavy at times in the afternoon before it leaves the region Monday night.

02/02/2014

People walk across a street in Manhattan during a snowstorm on January 21, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Tri-State Hit With Bitter Blast; Cold Not Going Anywhere

A snowstorm followed by brutally cold temps seems to be the norm around here this winter.

01/22/2014

Winter weather creates slick conditions on roads in Bergen County, N.J. (Credit CBS 2)

Drivers Urged To Slow Down As NJ Digs Out From Heavy Snow

New Jersey neighborhoods are humming with the sound of snow blowers and the scrape of snow shovels one day after a major storm left powdery snow across the state.

01/22/2014

These buses got stuck in the snow at 79th & 2nd Avenue amid a snow storm on Jan. 21, 2014. (credit: Robyn Hartman/CBS 2)

Snow Pounds NYC; Parts Of Tri-State End Up With More Than Foot Of Snow

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.

01/21/2014

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