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Twitter reacts to East Coast 'bomb cyclone' winter storm

A so-called bomb cyclone is pummeling the East Coast, with powerful winds and strong wind gusts causing many people to remain indoors for the day. According to CNN, more than 13 million people are under blizzard warnings from Virginia to Maine.   New Yorkers and others along the path of...

Thursday, January 4, 2018 - 1:34pm

The truth about the ‘snow bomb’ hitting our cities

Many are calling it "bomb cyclone," "snow bomb" or "bombogenesis," but if you set foot outside, you’ll know it as the big brother of the bitter cold we started to feel this holiday season. The Weather Channel reported that the frigid weather is to blame for...

Thursday, January 4, 2018 - 10:44am

WATCH: Live footage of 'bomb cyclone' hitting Times Square

New York City is being hit by an East Coast "bomb cyclone" today. NYC public schools are closed, and the streets are already covered in snow. And if you step outside, you’ll feel the powerful winds that make 20-degree temperatures feel in the negatives (-10 at the highest...

Thursday, January 4, 2018 - 10:39am

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

Power outages top 60,000 as Nor'easter rips through Massachusetts

As snow whipped across Massachusetts, Gov. Charlie Baker said power outages, which numbered around 60,000 in the early afternoon Tuesday, were a major concern from the nor'easter.At a noon press conference Baker noted a dramatic uptick in outages and said the state may need to partner with other...

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 2:06pm

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

What are the worst March snowstorms to hit NYC, Philly and Boston?

Winter Storm Stella is delivering snow, sleet and strong winds along the Northeast, creating extremely dangerous driving conditions and school cancellations.The late-season Nor'easter may not have been has bad has once predicted for some areas, but the Northeast has experienced monster March...

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 11:46am

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

Ponies spotted on the loose in Staten Island in middle of snowstorm

Wild horses didn't stop these animals from frolicking in one of the season's biggest snowstorms.Two ponies were spotted in Staten Island Tuesday morning as Stella was passing through the city, bringing wind and an ugly mix of sleet and snow, according to police.A man saw the two small horses in the...

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 11:02am

Amid Winter Storm Stella, Upper Manhattan eatery delivers in extreme weather

The usually bustling Pick and Eat on West 177th Street in Upper Manhattan was quiet on Tuesday morning, aside from the patter of sleet hitting its windows.With snow on the ground, and strong wind gusts blowing any of it in the air in a horizontal direction, there weren't many customers brave enough...

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 10:40am

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

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

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