Rain “flash-freezing” on roads, sidewalks and commuter train platforms has made travel hazardous in the Northeast, leading to several highway closures and accidents that claimed at least four lives.
One of the busiest, most stressful travel days of the year posed special challenges in the crowded Washington-to-Boston corridor as travelers on their way to Thanksgiving celebrations contended with a nor’easter packing rain and snow.
Bad weather takes the blame for most air traffic delays, whether it’s a blizzard that is blanketing Buffalo in snow or a Midwestern summer storm that shoots lightning around the airspace.
Storm chaser Scott Nicholson remembers the day he first fell in love with extreme weather.
The National Weather Service has confirmed a tornado touched down briefly in Worcester Sunday.
Streets are flooded in parts of Connecticut and nearly 1,700 power outages are reported as heavy rain moves across southern New England.
Heavy flooding throughout northern New England was blamed for at least one fatality as officials on Wednesday urged residents in all three states to avoid water-covered roadways and watch out for overflowing rivers.
Schools across Connecticut are opened 90 minutes to two hours late because of icy road conditions.
A speedy winter storm that blew through parts of the Great Lakes and East on Tuesday is expected to leave a trail of warmer weather and rain that should provide a respite for residents weary of weeks of bitter cold but also create the potential for flooding and collapsing roofs in some areas.
After delaying the start of the workday until 10:00 a.m., Governor Malloy this morning cancelled the first shift for those employees considered non-essential.