winter storm

A man walks past a large pile of snow created by snowplows on Broadway near Lincoln Center on Feb. 12, 2015. (Photo STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Another Winter Storm Blowing Into Tri-State Area

Forecasters say snow is expected to begin falling Wednesday night and slow the commute into work Thursday.

02/12/2014

Helping his daddy shovel with a much smaller shovel!!!
Michael of Lynbrook, L.I. (Credit: Jennifer Ciano Morgan)

Spring Breaks May Be Cut Short With Snow Days Stacking Up

The Paterson, N.J. school district set aside five days and have already used four. The district could opt to add school days at the end of June or take away some of the scheduled days off in April if they go over five snow days.

02/07/2014

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

Salt Shortage

Salt Shortages, Threat Of Black Ice Spark Concern In Tri-State Area

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.

02/05/2014

A car stuck in the snow in Bergen County, N.J. (credit: CBS 2)

Winter Storm Knocks Out Power, Disrupts Travel In New Jersey

A winter medley of snow, ice and freezing rain has knocked out power to thousands of customers, caused massive delays on mass transit and made driving dangerous for commuters in New Jersey.

02/05/2014

Long Island Snow Fatigue

Falling Trees, Dangerous Roads Leave Long Island Residents In Despair

Snow, sleet and ice took down trees, left intersections flooded with slushy muck, and had residents fit to be tied on Long Island Wednesday.

02/05/2014

Merritt Parkway in Westport, Conn. on Feb. 5, 2014 (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Wintry Mix Closes Schools, Cancels Flights In Connecticut

The National Weather Service expects Wednesday’s storm to dump 6 to 10 inches of snow and sleet in northwestern Connecticut, 5 to 9 inches in the Hartford area and 1 to 3 inches along the shoreline.

02/05/2014

Ice: Pedestrian Hazards

Officials Warn Of Dangers For Pedestrians As Icy Conditions Bear Down

The icy weather coming Wednesday could make for some treacherous footing, and everyone in the Tri-State Area was advised to make sure they tread carefully.

02/04/2014

FILE -- PSEG Long Island building in Melville (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

PSEG Long Island Ready For Round 2 Of Snow With Extra Crews

The forecast is calling for freezing rain and sleet, which will add to the snow that’s already accumulated. That could bring down tree limbs or power lines.

02/04/2014

Snow covered balcony in Jersey City, N.J. on Jan. 3, 2013. (credit: Steve Scott/WCBS 880)

New Jersey Digs Out Following Snowstorm

New Jersey had a snow day Friday as schools, government offices and businesses closed for a winter storm that dropped up to 10 inches of snow in some areas and ushered in bitterly cold temperatures rarely seen in the region.

01/03/2014

A woman walks up snow covered subway stairs in Brooklyn following a storm that left up to 8 inches of snow on January 3, 2014. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Traffic, Transit & Travel Updates: Friday, Jan. 3, 2014

Everything you need to know about transit delays and cancellations due to the winter storm.

01/03/2014

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio gave an impromptu public service message on the proper way to shovel snow on Jan. 3, 2014, the day after a big storm dropped a foot of snow around the area. (Photo: CBS 2)

De Blasio Offers PSA On Snow Shoveling, Defends Closing Schools

Snow was the first big test for Bill de Blasio. But much to the surprise of many, the new mayor decided to join the snow removal brigade himself.

01/03/2014

Gov. Dan Malloy is seen at his inauguration - Hartford, CT - Jan 5, 2011 - Photo: Governor's Office

Gov. Malloy: Connecticut Avoids ‘Big Snow Event,’ But Cold A Real Concern

Connecticut government offices were opening at 9:30 a.m. for non-essential state employees. But the governor downplayed any excitement over the winter storm. “You know what this is? It’s called winter,” Malloy said.

01/03/2014

Snow pile in front of Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Winter Storm Dumps More Than A Foot Of Snow On Parts Of Long Island

Residents are digging out after the first major winter storm of 2014 dumped more than a foot of snow on parts of Long Island.

01/03/2014

Experts say it's never too late to winterize your car. Topping off fluids is just one of several things you can do to make treacherous travel a little easier. (Photo: CBS 2)

Automotive Experts: It’s Not Too Late To Winterize Your Car!

Time is running out, but there are still several things you can do to prepare your car — and yourself — if you’re on the road during this weekend’s impending snowstorm.

12/13/2013

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