winter weather

Metro-North train at the Noroton Heights station on Feb. 14, 2014. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Metro-North, LIRR Commuters Face Rough Trips To Work And Back

The Metro-North railroad put more trains into service for the evening rush, after riders were squeezed into cars during the morning commute.

02/14/2014

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy (file/credit: Getty Images)

Malloy: State Will Help Local Communities Facing Road Salt Shortage

Gov. Malloy said Friday the state DOT has deferred its expected deliveries of salt until all the 88 cities and towns that obtain their salt under the state’s contract receive what they need.

02/14/2014

Snow Plow (CBS 2)

New Haven Mayor Wants Federal Funding For Help With Post-Storm Big Dig

New Haven saw nearly 10 inches of snow during Thursday’s storm. Elsewhere in Connecticut, up to 16 inches of snow fell.

02/14/2014

Main Street in East Islip (credit: OT Farm)

Parts Of Long Island Hit With More Than A Foot Of Snow

Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared a state of emergency for Long Island, along with New York City and the mid-Hudson Valley.

02/13/2014

Rockland Snow

Snowstorm Makes Mess Of Roads, Causes Power Woes In Westchester, Rockland

Up to 18 inches of snow could fall on parts of Putnam and Rockland counties. Lesser amounts, between 6 to 10 inches, are expected in Westchester.

02/13/2014

Valentine's Day arrangements are being delivered in spite of the snowstorm, Feb. 13, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Valentine’s Day Flower Deliveries Go On Despite Snowstorm

One florist on the Upper West Side is gearing up for one of the busiest days of the year, making deliveries as planned ahead of Valentine’s Day.

02/13/2014

Snow surrounds a car on Feb. 5, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Expert Tips For Digging Out Your Snowed-In Car

Winter weary residents in the Tri-State are bracing for yet another round of snow.

02/12/2014

Paramus Snow

Nor’easter Takes Aims At Tri-State Area

The latest round of snowfall is expected to begin Wednesday night and last into Thursday night, dumping 6 to 10 inches on New York City, according to the National Weather Service.

02/11/2014

Snow surrounds a car on Feb. 5, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Another Round Of Winter Weather Hits The Tri-State Area

The snow plows are out and hitting the roads once again. Snow covered streets and an icy landscape have become the norm this winter and more snow is poised to top off the piles that are already there.

02/09/2014

A nanny pushes a child through the slushy intersection of Broadway and 14th Street at Union Square on February 5, 2014. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Frequent Blasts Of Winter Weather May Be Behind Uptick In Hospital Trips

The snow and ice have seemed never-ending this winter and they may be responsible for an uptick in hospital visits.

02/08/2014

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

People walk through snow and slush along Broadway near Lincoln Center February 5, 2014.  (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

New Yorkers Navigating Slush City Following Snow, Freezing Rain

Street corners transformed into lane-wide lagoons are proving difficult to navigate after Wednesday’s icy snow.

02/06/2014

People run with dogs on Fifth Avenue near Central Park on Feb. 3, 2014  (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Another Round Of Snow, Potentially Dangerous Ice Blows In

A new round of dangerous winter weather was blowing into the Tri-State area early Wednesday, with a threat of dangerous ice that could make the morning commute treacherous.

02/04/2014

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

A woman crosses Lexington Avenue on Jan. 24, 2013. (credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Tips For Staying Safe In Bitter Cold

The forecast high of 13 degrees hasn’t been seen in the region since 1994. And with windchills, it’ll feel even colder.

01/06/2014

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