snowstorm News

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 …

Southeast Faces Wintry Mess of Snow, Sleet, Freezing Rain

A storm spreading snow, sleet and freezing rain across a wide swath of the South has millions of people in its path, raising the threat of immobilizing snowfalls, icy roads and possible power outages. Governors and local officials in several …

Nor’easter Number 4 Expected to Drop a Foot of Snow

The fourth nor’easter in three weeks is about to hit the U.S. Northeast, potentially dropping as much as a foot of snow on New York and Boston and shutting down government offices in Washington. Snow is expected to start late …

Winter to Take Another Swipe at the Northeast This Week

Winter isn’t done with the Northeast just yet. For the second time in a week, a storm promises to barrel along the East Coast, bringing snow to New York and pounding coastal areas still cleaning up from last week’s nor’easter. …

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, …

Flooding Worries for Buffalo Residents

Buffalo is making significant progress clearing streets still clogged from an epic storm left more than 7 feet of snow even as a flooding threat looms, the New York city’s mayor said Sunday. A ban on driving will continue in …

Mass Alert System Not Used During Georgia Snow Storm

Georgia Emergency Management Agency officials say they had access to an alert system that could have warned drivers and others of an approaching winter storm on Jan. 28, but weren’t able to use it. GEMA spokesman Ken Davis told the …

Jerusalem Still Paralyzed From Rare Snowstorm

Jerusalem is still paralyzed following a rare snowstorm late last week, with public transportation and schools in the city shut down and thousands left without power. Israel’s Electric Corp. said on Monday that some 8,000 homes – more than half …

Sandy-Spawned Snow Was Wake-Up Call in Western Maryland

The mountain dwellers of far western Maryland know a lot about snow, but a crippling blizzard spawned last year by Superstorm Sandy taught them a painful lesson in emergency preparedness. Scattershot planning and outdated communications gear caused confusion and delays …

South Dakota Call Center Crushed by Snow Looks for Home

Spearfish, S.D., town leaders are looking for office space for a business outsourcing firm’s call center whose building collapsed in last weekend’s snowstorm. Insurance adjustors inspected TMone LLC Tuesday to determine if the $4.2 million structure can be repaired. The …