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Snow, Ice Threaten to Snarl New York City Roads

Snow, ice and rain will sweep across the eastern U.S. starting Tuesday, giving commuters in New York and the Northeast a couple of slippery trips to and from work and potentially tying up air traffic throughout the region. A low-pressure …

Third Nor’easter May be on the Way

Ready for another nor’easter? Computer forecast models indicate there’s a chance of one Monday, but it might be better to catch our collective breath after the last two and let things develop before hitting the panic button. Right now, if …

Winter Cyclone to Bring Deep Freeze to Northeast U.S.

A quick moving low pressure system, dubbed a bomb cyclone, located just off the East Coast of Florida will move northeast toward Canada by Friday, according to a short range forecast by the National Weather Service. According to the National …

Massive Midwest Winter Storm Joins Stella, Targets East Coast

Several cities are cleaning up after a massive winter storm dumped several inches of snow across a wide swath of the Midwest. More than 10 inches of snow fell in Minnesota, Iowa and Wisconsin. Now, according to the National Weather …

Brutal Winter Storms Leads to Soaring Massachusetts Home Insurance Rates

Some of the largest home insurers in Massachusetts are raising premiums by about 9 percent to recoup what they paid out in claims for damage caused by last winter’s record-setting snowfall. The Boston Globe reports that the increases, much steeper …

Epic Snow Fall in New England Causes Economic Woes Across All Industries

Ignore anyone who tells you snow is free. Every workday lost during New England’s winter has meant millions of dollars taken out of the regional economy. IHS Global Insight, an economic analysis firm, estimates Massachusetts alone suffered roughly $1 billion …

Northeast Braces for Blizzard

A major snowstorm with blizzard-like conditions could drop a foot or more of snow across most parts of the Northeast as they gear up for the workweek right after the first real storm of the winter hit them with rain, …

East Coast Blizzard Grounds Flights

A storm along the U.S. East Coast brought snow and wind chills to the region, threatening blizzard conditions and disrupting travel amid highway closures and thousands of flight cancellations. Boxford, north of Boston, received 21 inches (53 centimeters) of snow …

Massive Snow Takes Toll on Connecticut Farm Buildings

Connecticut agriculture officials say more than 120 farm buildings have been partly or entirely destroyed because of the massive snow that struck New England. Agriculture Commissioner Steven Reviczky on Tuesday called it a “significant loss.” He says many of the …

The Whopper of a Storm Didn’t Rank High in History

The snowstorm that walloped the Northeast with about 3 feet in some places didn’t add up to being that bad, federal statistics say. Two National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration storm-rating measurements initially ranked Friday’s snowstorm as 16th in Northeast history …