People walk through a snowstorm in downtown Jackson, Mich., Monday, Jan. 28, 2019.
J. Scott Park/Jackson Citizen Patriot via AP
January 28, 2019 - 4:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — It might seem counterintuitive, but the dreaded polar vortex is bringing its icy grip to the Midwest thanks to a sudden blast of warm air in the Arctic. Get used to it. The polar vortex has been wandering more often in recent years. It all started with misplaced Moroccan heat...
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January 19, 2019 - 9:16 am
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A weekend storm is hitting the Philadelphia region that could bring snow, sleet and freezing rain followed by bitter cold, high winds and icy conditions, making travel hazardous and power outages possible. Winter storm warnings have been issued for the Poconos. The storm is...
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Stranded Driver
John McDevitt
January 18, 2019 - 3:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- With the upcoming winter storm, AAA Mid-Atlantic is urging drivers to be prepared in the event you are stranded. Kathleen Miller with AAA says so one ever plans on getting stranded. "And so AAA encourages anyone with a car battery more than three years old to get it...
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Snow Plow
Andrew Kramer
January 18, 2019 - 1:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A state of emergency has been declared in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey as the Philadelphia region braces for a winter storm this weekend. Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf signed the state of emergency declaration early Friday afternoon, and it went into effect...
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Light snow coming down in Audubon, Montgomery County.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
January 18, 2019 - 8:45 am
PAOLI, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The first of two winter storms to hit the region is out of the way. Now, many are gearing up for round number two. A coating, maybe an inch of snow, fell in Paoli. People were out and about. Traffic volume looked like most commuters were hearing in to work despite the...
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Friend time in the ski lift
Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
January 18, 2019 - 6:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Caution: Embarking on a path to family snow sports zealotry will be expensive. But it does provide a lifetime sport to be enjoyed by you, your kids and, eventually, theirs. You'll make new friends and find weekend getaways and vacations that shrug off the stress of a...
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Colored plastic handle shovels in the store building tools.
Justin Udo
January 17, 2019 - 8:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Some local businesses are working overtime in an effort to capitalize off this weekend's expected onslaught winter weather. For the workers at the Fairmount Avenue Ace Hardware store, preparing for inclement winter weather means making sure they stay stocked up on...
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Road crews are ready for whatever Thursday's storm delivers, but there are lots of uncertainties for the remainder of the weekend.
John McDevitt/KYW Newsradio
Mark Abrams
January 17, 2019 - 3:42 pm
UPDATED: 6.17 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Road crews are ready for whatever Thursday's storm delivers, but there are lots of uncertainties for the remainder of the weekend. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation's Brad Rudolph says the road maintenance supervisors had enough warning...
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Tim Jimenez
January 14, 2019 - 11:34 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With low winter temperatures, the Philadelphia Water Department is in the middle of one of its busiest times of the year. The water department has crews on a winter schedule, which means workers who investigate leaks and fix broken pipes are on the job for 12-hour...
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A snow family is seen on Capitol Hill as a winter storm arrives in the region, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, in Washington.
Alex Brandon/AP
January 14, 2019 - 10:52 am
(AP) — A winter storm that contributed to at least five deaths in the Midwest pummeled the mid-Atlantic region for a second day Sunday, bringing with it an icy mix that knocked out power, cancelled flights and contributed to hundreds of car accidents. Virginia State Police said the driver of a...
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