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Canadian searchers recover bodies of 2 snowshoers from Boston buried in avalanche

Search crews in Canada have recovered the bodies of two Boston residents caught in an avalanche while snowshoeing in Alberta's Banff National Park,according to multiple reports.The man and woman, both 32,were reported missing last week. Their bodies were found Friday, under 6 to 10 feet of snow on...

Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 11:29am

NYC believed the hype, but the NWS service knew Stella wasn't as vicious as reported

New York City prepared itself for snow storm Stella’s onslaught. Weather forecasters called for nearly two feet of snow. The mayor cancelled school. Commuters couldn’t get to work as MTA shut services down and modified others. UberEats wasn’t delivering food.But things didn’t have to get so real,...

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 4:12pm

Time-lapse video captures Winter Storm Stella hitting NYC

Time-lapse footage covered on Reuters' Times-Square camera capture the late season snowstorm as it hit New York City late Monday (March 13) night and into Tuesday (March 14).Snow plows from the city's department of sanitation worked continuously to keep streets clear.The blizzard swept through the...

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 9:18am

Stella blasts Boston with powerful winds and a foot of snow

Tuesday’s blizzard dumped almost a foot of snow on Boston, but it was the strong winds and freezing rain that proved far more ferocious.Despite getting fewer inches than expected, Mayor Marty Walsh said Winter Storm Stella still delivered as far as wind and ice were concerned.“We’re not getting the...

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 5:20pm

VIDEO: Tractor trailer spins out on Zakim Bridge during snowstorm

State officials are warning motorists to stay off of the snowy, slushy roads on Tuesday, especially following a spinout on the Zakim Bridge in Boston.Massachusetts Department of Transportation highway cameras caught the incident in which a tractor-trailer spun out on Tuesday at around noon, amid...

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 2:48pm

Boston Yeti Tracker: Where to find him in the storm

It's snowing in Boston and that means the Boston Yeti is on the prowl.Boston's favoriteAbominable Snowman is trekking around Union Square — look for the big, furry, white animal with the furry walrus hat.RELATED: Winter blizzard blows Boston Yeti back into townWord on the street is he could be...

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 1:07pm

Watch the blizzard strike in Boston

The blizzard hit Boston a little later than expected Tuesday morning, with heavy snowfall and gale force winds hitting the city around 11 a.m.RELATED: Winter Storm Stella: Live updates (Boston, New York, Philly)Despite the slow start to the storm, winds were reaching speeds in excess of 50 mph and...

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 12:27pm

Winter Storm Stella in Boston, by the numbers

It's been snowing since about 8 a.m. in Boston, and it's not done yet.Here's a look at Boston by the numbers so far, and what to expect in the near future:- Logan Airport has about 4.5 inches of snow as of 1:30 p.m.;- 6 to 8 inches of snow are expected between until 3 p.m., according to Rene...

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 11:09am

More than 6,300 flights canceled Tuesday during snowstorm

Thousands of flights continue to get canceled Tuesday as the winter storm starts piling inches along the East Coast.As of 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, more than 6,300 domestic flights were canceled and another 2,800 delayed, according to flight-status tracking service FlightAware.com.That's in addition to...

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 10:39am

Pornhub plows snow in Boston, New York, New Jersey

Need to get plowed? Pornhub is here to help.As the region braces for a foot or more of snow Tuesday, the adult entertainment site is prepared to help anyone who "wants to get plowed."Pornhub has sponsored over two dozen snow plow trucks in Boston, New York and New Jersey to plow streets and...

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 10:34am

Here's what different types of snowflakes look like up close

As snow falls on much of the Northeast, now seems like a good time to talk snowflakes.No two snowflakes are alike, right?Well, while each flake is certainly unique, it turns out they come in some similar styles.The Mount Washington Observatory in New Hampshire's White Mountains caught an up-close...

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 10:03am

Winter storm Stella: Live updates (NYC, Philly, Boston)

Winter storm Stella rolled into the Northeast region overnight Monday with a mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain. The nor'eastershould taper off by midday Tuesday, but might spark snow showers into early Wednesday morning. The heavy snow has created dangerous driving conditions, impacted mass...

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 7:33am

Winter Storm Stella's 'ingredients' linked to global warming, says climate change expert

In like a lion, out like a potential case study for global warming.Plows and loaders are now excavating the first half of snowfall of Winter Storm Stella, a storm that could rival March’s biggest storms on record, such as the 1888 “Blizzard of the Century” which buried New York City in 16 inches...

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 5:00am

What you need to know in Philly for Tuesday's blizzard

Despite some recent spring-like temperatures andPunxsutawneyPhil not having seen his shadow, winter is about to hit Philadelphia — and the rest of the Northeast — with a wallop.Winter Storm Stella could drop as much as 16 inches of snow on Philly, starting overnight Monday and going into Tuesday,...

Monday, March 13, 2017 - 3:48pm

The best #Blizzard2017 booty calls

With the exceedingly mild winter we've had this year, it seems like we may have skipped cuffing season altogether. Or maybe it’s just been delayed? Winter Storm Stella is set to slam NYC late tonight and through tomorrow morning, and folks around NYC are looking for someone to shack up with....

Monday, March 13, 2017 - 3:46pm

What you need to know in Boston for Tuesday's blizzard

Winter isn’t over, Bostonians, and this upcoming storm may actually be one for the record books, forecasters say.Eastern Massachusetts, including Boston, Cambridge, Quincy, Gloucester and other areas, will be in a winter storm warning on Tuesday, from 5 a.m. to 1 p.m., with a blizzard watch...

Monday, March 13, 2017 - 2:26pm

5 tips for parking in Boston during a snow emergency

If you fail to move your car during a snow emergency, be prepared for double trouble: Boston will ticket and tow your car to make way for plows.Parking in Boston can be enough of a nightmare sans snow, so Metro has a few tips to help you figure out where to stash your car during the blizzard.Here's...

Monday, March 13, 2017 - 12:17pm

How much snow is expected in Boston, Philadelphia and New York

Winter storm Stella is threatening to dump 12 to 20 inches on much of the Northeast, with winds of up to 50 mph, causing potential blizzard conditions in areas ofMassachusetts, Pennsylvania and New York, from Upstate down through to Long Island.As of Monday, officials said Stella could even undergo...

Sunday, March 12, 2017 - 1:54pm

Winter blizzard blows Boston Yeti back into town

You might have seen his lurking, furry figure frolicking around in the snow this weekend.Or, maybe you bumped into him at Union Square Donuts in Somerville.After a mild winter gave way to some serious snowfall over the last few days, Boston's beloved Yeti was back on the prowl.Lured by the snowfall...

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 3:31pm

Snowblower uncovers dead body in Lynn

A man using a snowblower to clear a path early Monday morning in Lynn uncovered a homicide, police said.The discovery was made around 5 a.m. according to the Essex County District Attorney's office.The victim, identified as Carlos Aponte, 38, had visible injuries to his upper chest and lower neck,...

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 2:27am