Snow

Chicago's El trains move along snow-covered tracks Monday, Jan. 28, 2019, in Chicago. The plunging temperatures expected later this week that have forecasters especially concerned.
Kiichiro Sato/AP
January 30, 2019 - 8:30 am
UPDATED: 12:50 p.m. BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A deadly arctic deep freeze enveloped the Midwest with record-breaking temperatures on Wednesday, triggering widespread closures of schools and businesses, and the canceling of more than 1,600 flights from Chicago's airports. The cold even prompted the U.S...
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Ausencio Castaneda of Kewaskum, left, clears a path to a series of mailboxes outside a multi-family home with his son Ausencio Castaneda Jr. onMonday, Jan. 28, 2019, in Kewaskum, Wis.
John Ehlke/West Bend Daily News via AP
January 29, 2019 - 8:00 am
By Ivan Moreno, Associated Press MILWAUKEE (AP) — Extremely cold, record-breaking temperatures are settling across parts of the Midwest after a powerful snowstorm pounded the region overnight Monday, and forecasters are describing the subzero weather on the way as potentially life-threatening...
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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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Dreamstime
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.
Dreamstime
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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