winter weather

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

Snow in Central Park Dec. 17, 2013 (Kathy McGee CBS 2)

Thursday Night Snowstorm Could Dump Up To 8 Inches For Some

After the New Year’s confetti was cleared away, a snowstorm could dump 8 inches or more of accumulation on the Tri-State Area Thursday into Friday.

12/31/2013

Snow plows work to clear the Long Island Expressway after the powerful blizzard. (credit: CBS 2)

Obama OKs Federal Funds For Suffolk County Snowstorm Costs

The storm hit at rush hour Feb. 8 and dumped 30 inches of snow on some parts of eastern Long Island.

04/24/2013

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Sandy-Damaged Coastal Communities Prepare For Flooding As Winter Storm Approaches Tri-State

Coastal communities across the Tri-State area could experience minor to moderate flooding during times of high tide through Thursday morning.

03/06/2013

Snow plows work to clear the Long Island Expressway after the powerful blizzard. (credit: CBS 2)

Decades Old Law To Blame For Long Island’s Snow Removal Woes?

Special equipment is needed to clear heavy snow piled up to three feet in spots. But Newsday reports that a 1936 state statute limits how much towns can spend on heavy machinery.

02/17/2013

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L.I. Couple: Snow Plows Finally Come, But End Up Causing 3-Foot Flood

The Town of Brookhaven has been heavily criticized for taking days to plow many streets, and now a couple said after the plows finally came, the drivers caused a flood.

02/16/2013

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Forecasters: Parts Of Tri-State Could See 3 Inches Of Snow Saturday

The Department of Sanitation is loading 365 salt spreaders, attaching plows to trucks and preparing all other necessary equipment ahead of the snow.

02/15/2013

Brookhaven Town Supervisor Edward Romaine speaks to reporters on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Brookhaven Town Supervisor Sorry That ‘Failure Took Place’ After Snowstorm

Town Supervisor Edward Romaine placed blame on the highway department for roads being left unplowed for days. Although the department is an independent entity that the town does not have authority over, he said it “concerns me that they failed.”

02/14/2013

Crews work to remove snow in Smithtown, NY on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Suffolk Highway Official Resigns Over Botched Snow Removal; 5 Deaths Attributed To Storm

In Smithtown, 70 employees used two dozen vehicles to plow snow-covered streets overnight before loading the snow onto trucks and hauling it away.

02/13/2013

Snow removal in Bridgeport Feb. 13, 2013 (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Crews Making Progress In Bridgeport Snow Removal Effort

More blacktop is visible on the streets and snow blowers and shovels have gone to work on the sidewalks.

02/13/2013

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