NASA chose this satellite image of Friday’s blizzard as its photo of the day. According to NASA, the winter storm is the result of two low pressure systems merging over the East Coast: “The satellite image, captured at 9:01 a.m. EST, shows clouds associated with the western frontal system stretching from Canada through the Ohio […]
A storm system that already brought snow, tornadoes and other severe weather to the central and southern U.S. will hit the Northeast today and tomorrow, further disrupting holiday travel. Though, according to the National Weather Service (NWS), the snow is expected in the upper Ohio Valley and the interior Northeast, locally it will mainly bring […]
For most ski areas throughout the country there are four seasons: Fall, winter, spring, summer and mud. As the snow begins to melt off the slopes and trickle down the mountainside, it pools at the base and soon rather large lakes, puddles and ponds are formed. In some cases the ski resorts go into hibernation […]
In order to allocate resources for the winter storm that is expected to hit this weekend, some of the MTA’s scheduled weekend subway work, including planned suspensions on the No. 7 train in Long Island City, has been canceled, the transit agency said.
More than a third of all serious fires in New York City happen during the winter months, when people often resort to unsafe measures, as they attempt to heat their homes and stay warm. As a result, there are many preventable fires resulting in unnecessary loss of life and property.
After holiday decorations get packed away, and winter sets in, it’s not uncommon to experience a touch – or more – of winter boredom. Some people may find themselves in a rut during those long 150 days. Fortunately, a number of tactics can help perk up your spirits. Here is a handful to consider as you enter 2014.