Severe weather

Severe Weather Threat

Slight Risk Of Tornadoes Forecast For Overnight Storms

A severe storm system blowing into the Tri-State Area posed a minor threat for tornadoes during the overnight hours Tuesday into Wednesday.

10/07/2014

(Credit: CBS 2)

Storms Cause Damage, Outages Across Tri-State Area

As some parts of our area experienced severe weather, the first line of storms brought down plenty of trees and drenches parts of the tri-state area.

09/06/2014

People walk through a severe storm that swept through New York City on Aug. 31, 2014 (Credit: Jesse Zanger)

Severe Weather Injures 2, Causes Damage & Throws Wrench In Holiday Weekend Plans

Severe weather swept through the Tri-State area on Sunday, injuring two people and throwing a major wrench in Labor Day weekend happenings.

08/31/2014

Damage at Cherrystone Family Camping & RV Resort (Credit: CBS DC)

Jersey City Couple Killed After Tornado Hits Virginia Campground

Lord Balatbat and his wife, Lolibeth Ortega, both of Jersey City, were killed in the storm. Their son was critically injured.

07/24/2014

Downed tree in Stony Point, N.Y. (credit: Tracee Carrasco/CBS 2)

Trees Uprooted, Homes Damaged As Microburst Hits Rockland County

The fast-moving storm system took down trees and damaged some homes in West Haverstraw and Stony Point.

08/08/2013

Lightning strikes during a thunder storm as seen over a tornado devastated home on May 23, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Hoboken Councilman Coordinates Tornado Relief Efforts With Oklahoma Church

Upon seeing the heartbreaking devastation play out on his television screen, Tim Occhipinti, a Hoboken councilman, started making calls. Eventually he reached a Wal-Mart in Oklahoma City.

05/23/2013

Queens Lightning Strike, Fire

Severe Storms Spark Lightning Fire In Queens, Bring Outages

A round of severe thunderstorms cut power, and brought lightning that struck a home and caused a fire in Queens on Wednesday evening.

04/10/2013

Rockland County Snow

Send Us Your Winter Storm Photos

A powerful winter storm is hitting the Tri-State Area. Rain, snow and ice may bring down power lines and make driving hazardous.

12/26/2012

New Brunswick flooding

Wicked Storm Turns Section Of New Brunswick, N.J. Into Waterworld

A Honda, a van and two other cars were submerged in water on Joyce Kilmer Avenue in New Brunswick. It took just minutes for the fast-moving rain to flood out the street, stranding a driver right in the middle of it.

08/10/2012

Severe weather forecast

Severe Weather, Including The Possibility Of Tornadoes, Coming On Thursday

By evening we’ll have a chance for severe thunderstorms, with the possibility of isolated tornadoes. The areas most likely to be impacted are Connecticut down through New York City to points north and west.

07/25/2012

Uprooted tree damages a sidewalk on West Oakdene Avenue in Leonia, NJ Friday, September 30, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Residents, Crews Begin Storm Damage Clean Up In Leonia, NJ

Severe weather that hit the Tri-State area Thursday evening caused some significant damage to one New Jersey town.

09/30/2011

Lightning storm in South Norwalk, Conn.

Severe Thunderstorms Leave Downed Power Lines, Trees In Their Wake

Connecticut Light & Power said some 62,000 customers remained without power early Friday.Thousands of homes were also without power in Dutchess, Putnam and Westchester counties.

06/10/2011

Brooklyn hail

Tri-State Pummeled By Quarter-Sized Hail

On Monday night it was the hail that was the story in places like Kearny, N.J., where people were holding pieces of it. Parts of Manhattan saw the hail, and so did Park Slope as captured by home video.

10/11/2010

(AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

Tri-State Taking Precautions Ahead Of Earl

Tri-State officials and residents are gearing up and getting ready for possible challenges and damage presented by Hurricane Earl.

09/02/2010