Cold, snowy winters are well-known to Bostonians. But this year, there’s been so much snow, coming so fast and with no end in sight. Since the end of January, the city has received almost 100 inches, with no thaws and now no place to put more of it. Special correspondent Emily Rooney of WGBH reports on the messy trouble it’s caused. Continue reading
Telling people not to jump out of their windows seems like reinforcing common sense, but in snow-ravaged Boston, stir-crazy residents don’t seem to be heeding the advice.
By this morning, a foot of snow was already on the ground across much of Eastern Massachusetts, and 20 inches had already fallen in some coastal areas. Much of the Midwest also suffered through extreme cold last night and this morning. Another winter storm, Octavia, is expected to bring snow and ice to about a dozen states tonight and tomorrow…from Missouri to Virginia. Continue reading
Yet another weekend winter storm has set its sights on the coastal northeastern United States, bringing with it high winds, heavy snow, subzero wind chills and the potential for coastal flooding Saturday into Sunday. Continue reading
With a nor’easter threatening to dump up to 3 feet of snow in certain areas, five governors declared states of emergency in anticipation of the potentially historic storm. The NewsHour’s Megan Thompson reports. Continue reading
A crippling and potentially historic winter storm was approaching a large swath of the northeastern United States Sunday, which officials and forecasters warned could dump up to three feet of snow, produce high winds and cause power outages and flight cancellations between Monday and Wednesday.
Parts of Erie County, New York have been buried in over 5 feet of snow — and they may get another 3 feet by Friday. Here’s what you should know about the storm. Continue reading
In our news wrap Monday, a May storm dropped wet, slushy snow across Wyoming and Colorado, forcing much of an interstate to shut down in southern Wyoming. The storm also spawned minor tornadoes in Nebraska. Also, the Taliban killed at least 21 people in attacks scattered across Afghanistan as part of a spring offensive. Continue reading
As Americans across the Northeast made their way into work Friday morning, many were faced with icy roads and slush from the deadly winter storm that pounded east coast Thursday. The storm left 21 people dead and more than one million without power. In Pennsylvania, traffic came to a halt as a massive 100-car pileup occurred on the Pennsylvania Turnpike north of Philadelphia as a result of icy conditions. Continue reading
Emergency responders continued to help clear drivers stranded after a heavy snow storm hit areas of Georgia on Tuesday. Gov. Nathan Deal assured Jeffrey Brown that roads are close to being clear and all of the students who were stranded at their schools are now with their families. Continue reading