| May 6, 2015
Scant rainfall in woodlands still more brown than green has made for ideal wildfire conditions in the Hudson Valley, northern New York and northern New England.
In New York, Gov. Andrew Cuomo deployed emergency crews Tuesday to help firefighters battle a...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 3:13 PM
As the National Transportation Safety Board begins its investigation into a Delta jetliner that slid off a runway while landing during a snowstorm at LaGuardia Airport, there is no shortage of questions to pursue:
How big a factor was the snow? Was...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 6:59 PM
I note that during the winter months New York City is consistently warmer than Chicago. Why is this?
— Dave Gavin, Mount Prospect
New York City and Chicago sit approximately the same distance north of the equator, and it...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 3:40 PM
Becky White has lived in Niagara Falls, Canada, her whole life, and always likes to see the falls in the winter because the view is so clear.
When she visited Friday morning, the view was different. Ice had formed not just at the base of the falls,...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 4:24 AM
The death toll from the worst snow in memory in western New York has risen to at least 10.
Some areas of New York state along the Great Lakes had around 2 feet of new snow on Thursday on top of accumulations as deep as 5 feet from earlier in the week....
| Nov 23, 2014
| 7:25 AM
The area around Buffalo, New York, braced Sunday for potential flooding as warming temperatures began to melt up to 7 feet of snow that fell in a record storm last week in which 13 people died.
More than 650 members of the New York National Guard were in...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 3:52 AM
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — New York state police have identified a 22-year-old Southern Connecticut State University student and a Hartford man who were killed in a snow storm on Interstate 95 in Rye, New York.
The New Haven Register reports Kayla ...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 6:41 PM
It was to be “crippling” and “potentially historic.”
It was to dump up to 3 feet of snow onto New York City, bringing Gotham to its knees and causing hardened locals to huddle inside as drifts inched up the sooty walls of...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 11:29 AM
Though many in New York City grumbled when forecasts of a "historic" blizzard did not come true this week, almost a century ago, a deadly storm took Baltimore and Washington by surprise -- and brought what is still Baltimore's snowiest day on record.
| Jan 28, 2015
| 1:34 PM
They appeared to be scenes from a frozen apocalypse.
Streets across the nation's largest city were empty, the only movement the changing traffic lights signaling to cars that weren't there. The subway system was shuttered, the city's pulse rendered...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 12:23 PM
A whippet named Burt that vanished on the streets of New York City five months ago has finally made it home.
The Fire Department of New York said Burt's incredible journey came to end early Tuesday at the height of the winter storm when he was rescued...