winter weather

Northern New England is braced for bitter cold but not looking at setting any records, according to the National Weather Service in Gray, Maine.

On Sunday New York Governor Andrew Cuomo issued an Executive Order to protect homeless individuals across the state from inclement winter weather.

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Every work day lost during New England's historic winter has meant millions of dollars out of the regional economy.

Listener Essay - Groundhog Day

Mar 5, 2015

  Mike Welch is an aspiring writer who teaches writing at the Arts Center of the Capital Region in Troy, NY.

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At the beginning of what is usually the busiest time of year for the Glens Falls Civic Center, events are on hold as officials work to repair damage caused by winter weather.

Listener Essay - Embracing The Fear

Feb 20, 2015

  Casey Mulligan Walsh is a speech-language pathologist and writer who lives in West Sand Lake. Though she’s made peace with winter driving, it’s still not her strong suit.

2/20/15 Panel

Feb 20, 2015

  The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, SUNY at Albany journalism professor and investigative journalist, Rosemary Armao, and Associate Editor of The Times Union, Mike Spain.

Topics include: Rudy Giuliani's recent comments about President Obama, Winter weather, Walmart Wages, Jeb Bush, the Oscars.

Winter storm warnings have been issued for most of Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island beginning Sunday night.

The National Weather Service says between 8 and 14 inches of snow could fall in eastern and central areas Sunday night into Monday, with up to 16 in the Berkshires. Southwestern Connecticut could see between 5 and 10 inches of snow and sleet.

Many places in southern New England received at least 2 feet of snow in a blizzard with high winds Tuesday and Wednesday.

1/28/15 Panel

Jan 28, 2015

  The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, University at Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao, and Political Consultant, Libby Post.

Topics include: Sheldon Silver Steps Down, Bad Forecast, Drunken White House Droner, Koch Bros. Spending, and 529 Plan.

1/27/15 Panel

Jan 27, 2015

  The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, University at Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao, and Associate Editor of The Times Union, Mike Spain.

Topics include: Snow! (?), Koch Bros. Budget, White House Drone, Jeffrey Sterling Convicted, and Sheldon Silver.

Forecasters say blizzard-like conditions could drop a foot or more of snow across much of the Northeast at the start of the work week.

There is a lake effect snow warning for Jefferson, Lewis and Oswego counties until Friday and in Northern Herkimer and Hamilton Counties until 1 p.m. Thursday. Expected accumulations range from 6 to 18 inches which could bring totals in some places to three feet.

Parts of Western New York, including Erie, Genesee and Wyoming counties are also under a lake effect snow warning with up to 10 inches possible throughout Thursday. Click here for more weather information.

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Vermont is digging out from heavy snowfall, with some places getting more than 2 feet of snow.

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Another widespread snowstorm has led to closings, traffic delays and frustration for those in New York and New England.

More than a foot of snow is expected to fall as the storm continues into Wednesday evening. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has declared a state of emergency for the entire state. Cuomo says cities and towns in the New York City - Long Island areas have already used up their road salt supplies.

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It might be cold, but the new snow across Vermont is helping the state's ski industry.

Another shot of wintry weather is heading for the Northeast, with a foot or more of snow possible in New England.

The snow and ice storm is expected to slow weekend travel by air, rail and highway and has utilities and airports on alert.

The National Weather Service says 6 to 12 inches of snow are expected from Saturday to Sunday in New England. Up to 14 inches are possible along the Maine coast but as little as 2 inches on Cape Cod. Areas north and west of New York City and interior Pennsylvania also could get 8 inches or more.

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A Western Massachusetts utility is warning customers to prepare for a winter storm expected to bring prolonged rain and snow into the region.