Snowstorm

Jessica Schneider, Robert Zych

CBS 2′s Jessica Schneider Comes To The Rescue Amid Rock Salt Shortage

CBS 2’s Jessica Schneider came to the rescue in Secaucus, N.J. Wednesday evening, as residents suffered from a severe salt shortage.

02/05/2014

Snow And Ice Storm Preps

Snow, Ice Disrupts LIRR Service, Makes For Slick Driving

A winter storm warning is in effect until 6 p.m. Wednesday for all of Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Snow is expected to fall through the morning before changing to a wintry mix of sleet and freezing rain.

02/05/2014

Experts urge Tri-State area residents to stock on ice melt for Wednesday because ice on top of existing snow is a bad combination. (Photo: CBS 2)

Experts Warn Of Power Line, Generator Dangers Amid Snow And Ice

This week’s back-to-back snowstorms are raising some unusual issues for homeowners, but there are still few hours left to prepare.

02/04/2014

A street in need of plowing in the West Brighton section of Staten Island on Feb. 4, 2013, the day after a major snow storm. (credit: CBS 2)

Staten Islanders Blast De Blasio On Plowing: We Feel Like Forgotten Borough

Maybe Mayor de Blasio should have taken a snow plowing 101 course before he took the oath of office. Under his watch there have been three snowstorms, with already two strikes against him.

02/04/2014

Snow in Malverne, N.Y. on Feb. 3, 2014. (credit: Malgorzata Zielinska)

Heavy, Wet Snow Smacks Long Island

Dozens of school districts have declared a snow day and plows are back out clearing highways as the latest winter storm smacks Long Island.

02/03/2014

A car sits in the median along Interstate 75 in icy conditions January 29, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia.  Thousands of motorists were stranded, many overnight, as a winter storm dropped three inches of snow, and ice made driving hazardous. (Photo by Scott Cunninghaml/Getty Images)

Faced With Criticism, Atlanta Mayor Slams NYC Snow Response In Tweet

The mayor of Atlanta slammed New York City’s snow removal efforts this week, after a New Yorker mocked the response in Atlanta to a snowstorm that amounted to 3 inches.

01/29/2014

A plow in the Graniteville section of Staten Island on Jan. 24, 2014. (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

De Blasio Pressed On Why Republican Strongholds Weren’t Plowed Adequately

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is vowing to learn from mistakes made in response to this week’s snowstorm. Several neighborhoods, including the Upper East Side, were not plowed effectively, snarling traffic.

01/24/2014

FILE - D train at Stillwell Avenue platform in Brooklyn during the snow storm that hit the New York City area on Tuesday, January 21, 2014. (Photo: MTA / Patrick Cashin)

Tri-State Area Commuters Face Schedule Changes, Delays On Mass Transit

Commuters using mass transit can expect delays and schedule changes after up to 13 inches of snow fell on the New York metropolitan area.

01/22/2014

Slick, snow-covered road in Woodbury, N.Y., Jan. 21, 2014 (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Residents Digging Out After Snowstorm Slams Long Island

Snowfall totals reached more than 13 inches in Lindenhurst in Suffolk County and more than 11 inches in Merrick in Nassau County.

01/22/2014

FILE - An electric work crew works on overhead lines on November 4, 2012 in Stony Brook, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Customers In New Jersey, Staten Island Lose Power During Storm

Almost 2,000 customers were without power on Staten Island Tuesday, as a snowstorm clobbered the area.

01/21/2014

(Credit: CBS 2)

Snowstorm Slams Long Island; Officials Monitor Road Conditions

The Long Island Expressway was slow-moving from about noon Tuesday well through the end of rush hour due to near whiteout conditions.

01/21/2014

City Plow Map

Sanitation Comm.: Map Showing No Plowing On UES Was Due To Bad GPS On Salt Truck

New York City Sanitation Commissioner John Doherty said a map that showed streets going unplowed on the Upper East Side was due to a faulty GPS system on a salt spreader, and traffic problems.

01/21/2014

(Credit: Facebook/Ayinde Stevens - This shot was worth the cold)

Tri-State Area Transit Tackles Latest Snowstorm; LIRR, Metro-North Reduce Service

Transit agencies are stepping up their snow response as a storm predicted to bring between 8 to 12 inches of the white stuff slams the Tri-State area.

01/21/2014

A subway stop at Union Square is covered in snow in on Nov. 7, 2012. (file/credit: Getty Images)

Most Area Mass Transit Back To Normal After Snowstorm Changes

Most mass transit in the Tri-State Area was back to normal Saturday, just over a day after major changes were put into place due to the snowstorm.

01/04/2014

A subway stop at Union Square is covered in snow in on Nov. 7, 2012. (file/credit: Getty Images)

Storm-Related Transit And Traffic Updates

A look at transit- and traffic-related changes related to the snowstorm.

01/02/2014

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