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New Update: Storm Packed With Downpours, 50 MPH Gusts Now Sweeping Through Region; Latest New Update: Storm Packed With Downpours, 50 MPH Gusts Now Sweeping Through Region; Latest
New Update: Storm Packed With Downpours, 50 MPH Gusts Now Sweeping Through Region; Latest A powerful storm accompanying a strong frontal system moving up to the Northeast from the south is now bringing downpours, potential flooding, and gusty winds to the region. New Storm Update: Heavy Rain Causing Flooding, Dangerous Winds Knock Out Power; Latest Timing 04/12/2024 07:30 AM The time frame for heavy pair, possible flooding and power outages is Thursday night, April 11, into Friday, April 12.  "This storm system's impacts include moderate to heavy rain, a low probability of flash flooding, gusty winds, and minor to locally moderate coastal flooding," the National Weathe…
Here's How Northeast Quake Stacks Up Against Prior Tremors To Rattle Region Here's How Northeast Quake Stacks Up Against Prior Tremors To Rattle Region
Here's How Northeast Quake Stacks Up Against Prior Tremors To Rattle Region As nerves were still settling following an earthquake that rattled much of the Northeast late Friday morning, April 5, social media was flooded with lifelong residents proclaiming the tremor was the strongest they’d ever felt. “That might’ve been the biggest earthquake I’ve ever felt because the whole house was actually shaking. Pretty crazy,” one user posted on X. Though Friday’s magnitude 4.8 quake was among the largest to hit the Northeast in the last century, it is classified as a "light" quake on the Richter scale, which runs from a 1.0 magnitude (micro) to 9.9 (extreme). Original R…
Highly Contagious Stomach Bug Spreading Fast In Northeast: Here's What To Know Highly Contagious Stomach Bug Spreading Fast In Northeast: Here's What To Know
Highly Contagious Stomach Bug Spreading Fast In Northeast: Here's What To Know A highly contagious stomach bug is spreading nationwide with the highest positivity rate now in the Northeast, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Norovirus causes inflammation of the stomach or intestines, which is called acute gastroenteritis. The most common symptoms are vomiting, diarrhea, nausea, and stomach pain, with fever, headache, and body aches also associated with the illness. Norovirus outbreaks frequently occur in schools, childcare centers, colleges, and universities. Foods that are commonly involved in norovirus outbreaks include: Leaf…
New Upcoming Storm Could Topple Trees, Power Lines Across CT, Energy Officials Warn New Upcoming Storm Could Topple Trees, Power Lines Across CT, Energy Officials Warn
New Upcoming Storm Could Topple Trees, Power Lines Across CT, Energy Officials Warn A new storm forecasted to track through the Northeast could put Connecticut residents at risk not only of flooding but also property damage and power outages, the state’s largest energy provider said. Ahead of the “multi-hazard event” slated to bring downpours and flurries to the Northeast starting Tuesday, Jan. 9, Eversource is warning Connecticut residents of the potential power outages and complications such a storm may bring. Earlier Report - 'Multi-Hazard Event': Here's Timing, Track For Powerful New Storm Taking Aim At Northeast In an email sent out to customers, the energy …
Nor'easter Nears: Here's When To Expect Storm To Arrive, Latest Snowfall Projections Nor'easter Nears: Here's When To Expect Storm To Arrive, Latest Snowfall Projections
Nor'easter Nears: Here's When To Expect Storm To Arrive, Latest Snowfall Projections A complex, massive coast-to-coast winter storm now nearing the region will bring widespread moderate to heavy snow across interior New York and throughout New England and a mix of rain, sleet, and snow along coastal areas. The system is expected to arrive in the Northeast beginning in western areas at around nightfall on Saturday, Jan. 6 before moving out Sunday afternoon, Jan. 7. (For storm arrival times, see the first image above from AccuWeather.com.) Areas in the darkest shade of blue could in the second image above see between 12 and 18 inches of snowfall, with 6 to 12 inches poss…
Weekend Nor'easter Will Be First Of 2 Coast-To-Coast Storms In Span Of Days: Here's Latest Weekend Nor'easter Will Be First Of 2 Coast-To-Coast Storms In Span Of Days: Here's Latest
Weekend Nor'easter Will Be First Of 2 Coast-To-Coast Storms In Span Of Days: Here's Latest The new year is starting with a bang weather-wise as back-to-back coast-to-coast storms are due to move through the Northeast in the span of a few days. Click here for a new, updated story - Projected Snowfall Totals Increase As Nor'easter Nears: These Spots Could See 18 Inches The time frame for the first system, a massive Nor'easter, is from late in the day Saturday, Jan. 6 into Sunday, Jan. 7, according to the National Weather Service. It has the potential to drop a foot or more of snow in areas farthest inland and a widespread 3 to 6 inches in most areas farther off the coast. The…
First Projected Snowfall Totals Released For Major Storm Headed To Northeast First Projected Snowfall Totals Released For Major Storm Headed To Northeast
First Projected Snowfall Totals Released For Major Storm Headed To Northeast The first projected snowfall totals have been released for a potent coast-to-coast winter storm expected to hit the Northeast midway through the weekend. Click here for a new, updated story - Projected Snowfall Totals Increase As Nor'easter Nears: These Spots Could See 18 Inches Snowfall is expected to begin overnight Saturday, Jan. 6 into Sunday, Jan. 7, according to the National Weather Service. Areas in the darker shade in the image above from AccuWeather.com are expected to see between 6 and 12 inches of snowfall, including parts of upstate New York, northern Connecticut and areas…
COVID-19: Rapid Spread Of Highly Mutated JN.1 May Mean It's More Contagious Than Other Strains COVID-19: Rapid Spread Of Highly Mutated JN.1 May Mean It's More Contagious Than Other Strains
Covid-19: Rapid Spread Of Highly Mutated JN.1 May Mean It's More Contagious Than Other Strains The rapid spread of a new subvariant that has quickly become the leading cause of COVID-19 infections in the US may mean it's more contagious than other highly transmissible offshoots of the Omicron variant. JN.1 now accounts for 44 percent of US cases, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released on Friday, Dec. 22. Just a week earlier, JN.1 had made up 21.4 percent of US cases in previously reported CDC data. In the Northeast, JN.1 is even more widespread, accounting for more than 56 percent of new COVID cases, the CDC says. The…
Christmas Eve Day Forecast Changes: Here's When Parts Of CT Could See Some Snow Christmas Eve Day Forecast Changes: Here's When Parts Of CT Could See Some Snow
Christmas Eve Day Forecast Changes: Here's When Parts Of CT Could See Some Snow While the chances for a White Christmas remain unchanged, there's a new wrinkle in the outlook for Christmas Eve Day. Click here for a new, updated story: Surprise Pre-Christmas System Will Bring Mix Of Rain, Sleet, Snow To Northeast Earlier long-range forecasts called for dry conditions in the days before Monday, Dec. 25. But now, there's a window for a chance of showers for most of the Northeast starting shortly after midnight on Sunday, Dec. 24, and continuing into the early afternoon on Christmas Eve Day, which will be mostly cloudy with a high temperature in the mid-40s. But overni…
COVID-19: JN.1 Subvariant Becomes Fastest Growing In US As WHO Issues New Advisory COVID-19: JN.1 Subvariant Becomes Fastest Growing In US As WHO Issues New Advisory
Covid-19: JN.1 Subvariant Becomes Fastest Growing In US As WHO Issues New Advisory A new COVID-19 subvariant has become the fastest-growing in the US, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Click here for a new, updated story - COVID-19: Here Are Symptoms To Watch For With New Subvariant Spreading Fast JN.1, an offshoot of the highly transmissible Omicron strain and one of its subvariants, the BA.2.86 strain known as Pirola, now accounts for 21.4 percent of US cases, according to brand-new data. It's estimated that it makes up one-third of cases in the Northeast. The World Health Organization declared JN.1 to be "a variant of interest"…
Devastating East Coast Storm Leaves 5 Dead, Including 3 In New England, 2 Missing Devastating East Coast Storm Leaves 5 Dead, Including 3 In New England, 2 Missing
Devastating East Coast Storm Leaves 5 Dead, Including 3 In New England, 2 Missing Five people were killed and two others went missing during the powerful storm with torrential rain and damaging winds pummeled the Northeast. In upstate New York, 76-year-old MaryAnn Hyland died when her Chevrolet SUV became submerged in floodwaters in the village of Catskill in Greene County late Monday morning, Dec. 18, according to this Daily Voice report. Hyland was a resident of the hamlet of Leeds in Greene County. In Hanover, Massachusetts, about 25 miles south of Boston, 89-year-old Robert Horky was killed after a tree fell on a small travel trailer he was in at around 9:45 a.m…
TV Show Seeks Participants From Northeast: Here's How To Apply TV Show Seeks Participants From Northeast: Here's How To Apply
TV Show Seeks Participants From Northeast: Here's How To Apply Think you’ve got what it takes to take the cake? A major cable network is on the search for skilled bakers to take part in an “ultimate sweets battle,” according to a new casting call. Eligible, professional bakers should be inventive and artistic, the call said, with the skills to turn cakes, cookies, and cupcakes into works of art. What’s more, they’re encouraged to be able to do so under pressure and the calls declared they must be ready to prove that they’re at the top of their professional game. Though it is currently under wraps which network will be hosting, the show is looking …
These Zip Codes In Northeast Among Top 10 Most Expensive In US, New Report Says These Zip Codes In Northeast Among Top 10 Most Expensive In US, New Report Says
These Zip Codes In Northeast Among Top 10 Most Expensive In US, New Report Says Four zip codes in the Northeast rank in the Top 20 for most expensive in the United States, according to a brand-new report. The findings by RealtyHop were determined by real estate listings so far this year. The majority of the wealthiest Americans live in California and New York. The two New York zip codes making the Top 10 are both in the Hamptons on Long Island: No. 3 Sagaponack (11962) with a median home listing price of $5.9 million. No. 5 Water Mill (11976) where the median price in 2023 is $4,950,000. Area code 10013, the SoHo section in Manhattan, ranks 20th with a med…
Winter 2023-24 Forecast Released By NOAA National Weather Service Winter 2023-24 Forecast Released By NOAA National Weather Service
Winter 2023-24 Forecast Released By NOAA National Weather Service The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Weather Service has just released its outlook for the winter of 2023-24.El Niño is in place heading into winter for the first time in four years, driving the outlook for warmer-than-average temperatures for the northern tier of the continental United States, according to NOAA’s US. Winter Outlook, which was released on Thursday, Oct. 19 by NOAA's Climate Prediction Center — a division of the National Weather Service.  At the same time, the forecast says much of the Northeast has a 40 to 50 percent chance of above-normal…
Change In Weather Pattern Follows Coast-To-Coast Storm System: 5-Day Forecast Change In Weather Pattern Follows Coast-To-Coast Storm System: 5-Day Forecast
Change In Weather Pattern Follows Coast-To-Coast Storm System: 5-Day Forecast A massive coast-to-coast storm system that overspread most of the Northeast in the first half of the weekend will bring a change in the weather pattern. The system brought about a drop in temperatures with overnight lows dipping into the mid and low 40s and a stretch of dry days is in now in the forecast, according to the National Weather Service. The high temperature on Sunday, Oct. 15 will generally reach the upper 50s with a mix of sun and clouds. It will be partly cloudy on Monday, Oct. 16 with a high temperature in the upper 50s. Tuesday, Oct. 17 will be partly sunny with a…
Flash Flood Risk: Cold Front To Run Into Philippe, Bringing Heavy Downpours, Scattered Storms Flash Flood Risk: Cold Front To Run Into Philippe, Bringing Heavy Downpours, Scattered Storms
Flash Flood Risk: Cold Front To Run Into Philippe, Bringing Heavy Downpours, Scattered Storms A powerful cold front approaching from the west has triggered widespread rainfall that will collide with post-tropical cyclone Philippe, leading to the potential for flash flooding in parts of the Northeast. Scattered to numerous drenching downpours and embedded thunderstorms will become widespread on Saturday morning, Oct. 7, and last into the late afternoon or early evening, according to the National Weather Service. A Flood Watch is in effect for much of the region until 8 p.m. Saturday. "Some of the flooding could be locally significant," the National Weather Service said in a Hazardou…
Cold Front Will Collide With Tropical Storm Philippe: Here's Timing, Projected Rainfall Totals Cold Front Will Collide With Tropical Storm Philippe: Here's Timing, Projected Rainfall Totals
Cold Front Will Collide With Tropical Storm Philippe: Here's Timing, Projected Rainfall Totals A powerful cold front accompanied by a complex storm system will run into the remnants of Tropical Storm Philippe to pelt the Northeast with heavy rain that could cause flash flooding. Some areas in the region could see up to 4 inches of rainfall from overnight Friday, Oct. 6 through the day on Saturday, Oct. 7. "A strong cold front will bring the potential for heavy rain showers and embedded thunderstorm activity late tonight," the National Weather Service said in a Hazardous Weather Statement issued early Friday morning, Oct. 6. "Due to saturated soil conditions and high st…
New Flash Flood Risk: Complex Storm System Could Dump Several Inches Of Rainfall New Flash Flood Risk: Complex Storm System Could Dump Several Inches Of Rainfall
New Flash Flood Risk: Complex Storm System Could Dump Several Inches Of Rainfall A complex storm system accompanying a strong cold front could bring up to 4 inches of rainfall to parts of the Northeast leading to a new threat of flash flooding. Ahead of the arrival of the system, it will be dry on Thursday, Oct. 5, with skies gradually becoming sunny after morning fog, according to the National Weather Service. The high temperature will be in the low to  mid-70s. Clouds will increase on Friday, Oct. 6 with more patchy morning fog and a chance of showers and drizzle throughout the day. The high temperature will be around 70 degrees. Showers will be more widesp…
'Get Your Snow Shovels Ready': AccuWeather Releases Winter Outlook 'Get Your Snow Shovels Ready': AccuWeather Releases Winter Outlook
'Get Your Snow Shovels Ready': AccuWeather Releases Winter Outlook Forecasters for AccuWeather have released their projections for the winter of 2023-24. Senior Meteorologist Paul Pastelok and his team are saying it's shaping up to be much different than last winter, especially across the central and eastern United States, and one month may leave the biggest impression. "February can be an active and intense month," Pastelok said. One of the driving forces this winter will be the strengthening El Niño, which will play a significant role in the weather across the United States throughout the entire winter season.  Earlier report - 'Super'…
Smoke From Canadian Wildfires Causing Hazy Skies In Much Of Northeast Smoke From Canadian Wildfires Causing Hazy Skies In Much Of Northeast
Smoke From Canadian Wildfires Causing Hazy Skies In Much Of Northeast The forecast calls for mostly sunny skies on Monday, Oct. 2, but smoke from Canadian wildfires has spread across much of the Northeast, resulting in hazy conditions from New York through Connecticut into Massachusetts. Temperatures will be in the 70s, with a light north wind, according to the National Weather Service. "The northerly winds will bring some smoke from the Canadian wildfires back into the region today," the weather service noted. "The smoke is expected to remain above the surface, resulting in some hazy conditions, especially later this morning or afternoon." Visit airnow.gov…
Record-Breaking Rainfall: These Are Highest Totals From Severe Storm, 5-Day Forecast Record-Breaking Rainfall: These Are Highest Totals From Severe Storm, 5-Day Forecast
Record-Breaking Rainfall: These Are Highest Totals From Severe Storm, 5-Day Forecast Parts of the Northeast, mainly in and around New York City, saw their highest single-day rainfall totals in decades from a potent coastal storm system that will finally make its way out of the region on Saturday afternoon, Sept. 30. In the hardest-hit areas, water levels are decreasing but may take until early Saturday afternoon to drop below flood stage, the National Weather Service said. The highest rainfall total reported on Friday, Sept. 29 is on Long Island: 9.1 inches in Valley Stream. Just a few miles due west, John F. Kennedy Airport in Queens saw 8.65 inches, b…
'Super' El Niño Could Be Forming: What It Means For Snowfall, Temperatures This Winter 'Super' El Niño Could Be Forming: What It Means For Snowfall, Temperatures This Winter
'Super' El Niño Could Be Forming: What It Means For Snowfall, Temperatures This Winter The presence of El Niño this winter will have a significant impact on the type and frequency of weather to expect, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). El Niño events, which usually form every three to four years, are triggered by warmer surface water in the equatorial Pacific Ocean, with warmer water leading to stronger El Niños. In a report released this week, NOAA said "El Niño is anticipated to continue through the Northern Hemisphere winter," with a greater than 95 percent chance through January-March 2024. There's a 30-percent chance, accordin…
New Storm System Could Dump 3-Plus Inches Of Rainfall To Much Of Region: Here's Timing New Storm System Could Dump 3-Plus Inches Of Rainfall To Much Of Region: Here's Timing
New Storm System Could Dump 3-Plus Inches Of Rainfall To Much Of Region: Here's Timing The return of an unsettled weather pattern will usher in a new slow-moving storm system that will bring rain, heavy at times, with a risk of flooding in much of the Northeast, with areas farthest south and east set to get the most rainfall. New update - Flash Flood Threat: Projected Rainfall Totals Increase For Potent Coastal Storm Areas south of the I-84 corridor will see a widespread 2 to 3 inches of rain starting late Thursday night, Sept. 28 into Saturday morning, Sept. 30, with much of the rainfall falling Friday morning, Sept. 29 into Friday evening, the National…
Tropical Storm Ophelia Makes Landfall, Heads North Packed With Heavy Rain, Strong Winds Tropical Storm Ophelia Makes Landfall, Heads North Packed With Heavy Rain, Strong Winds
Tropical Storm Ophelia Makes Landfall, Heads North Packed With Heavy Rain, Strong Winds Tropical Storm Ophelia is heading inland and northward, bringing heavy rainfall, coastal flooding, and strong winds that extend well beyond its center. Ophelia made landfall near Emerald Isle, North Carolina, on Saturday morning, Sept. 23.  It's packed with 65-mile-per-hour winds and is moving at around 13 mph. Isolated tornadoes are possible from the system. "Ophelia will spread drenching downpours, strong gusts, pounding surf, and ocean, sound, and bay flooding northward along the Atlantic coast from North Carolina to New Jersey, southeastern New York, and southern New England…
Update: New Tropical Storm To Bring Drenching Rain, Strong Winds To Region; Tornadoes Possible Update: New Tropical Storm To Bring Drenching Rain, Strong Winds To Region; Tornadoes Possible
Update: New Tropical Storm To Bring Drenching Rain, Strong Winds To Region; Tornadoes Possible A newly named tropical storm that has formed off the coast of North Carolina will bring heavy rain that could cause flooding along with strong wind gusts to much of the Northeast this weekend. New update - Tropical Storm Ophelia Makes Landfall, Moves North, Will Bring Heavy Rain, Strong Winds To Region Tropical Storm Ophelia is packed with winds of about 60 miles per hour and was about 185 miles south of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, shortly after it strengthened in the middle of the afternoon Friday, Sept. 22, according to the National Hurricane Center. Isolated tornadoes are poss…
Hurricane Lee Track Shifts: Threat To Northeast Grows, Chance Of New England Landfall Increases Hurricane Lee Track Shifts: Threat To Northeast Grows, Chance Of New England Landfall Increases
Hurricane Lee Track Shifts: Threat To Northeast Grows, Chance Of New England Landfall Increases A slight north-northwest shift in the projected track of Hurricane Lee poses an increased threat for the Northeast with landfall now possible in New England. Click here for the latest update - Here Comes Hurricane Lee: Watches, Advisories Stretch From NY Through New England The newest computer models show possible landfall in eastern Maine early Monday morning, Sept. 18. Previous models had the likely landfall being in Nova Scotia, near Halifax. The effects of Lee will be felt for the first time in much of the East Coast beginning later in the day Wednesday morning, Sept. 13 wh…
New Monster Storm Update: Forecast Models Take Major Hurricane Lee Along East Coast New Monster Storm Update: Forecast Models Take Major Hurricane Lee Along East Coast
New Monster Storm Update: Forecast Models Take Major Hurricane Lee Along East Coast Hurricane Lee has rapidly strengthened with new long-range computer models predicting its eventual path could take it at or near the Northeast. Click here for a new, updated story: Hurricane Lee's Risk To East Coast Rises: New Week-Long Projected Track Lee, now packed with maximum sustained winds of 150 miles per hour, is located over the warm waters of the Central Atlantic, hitting Category 5 status before wind speeds lowered it to Cat 4. It's expected to move over the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico this weekend, according to the National Hurricane Center. Already the st…
New Ice Cream Recall Issued Due To Undeclared Ingredient New Ice Cream Recall Issued Due To Undeclared Ingredient
New Ice Cream Recall Issued Due To Undeclared Ingredient A new ice cream recall has been issued by a manufacturer in the region, this time due to an undeclared ingredient. Weis Markets Inc. said it is recalling containers of Weis Quality Brownie Moose Tracks Ice Cream (48 ounces) because the product may contain undeclared egg.  People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to eggs run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product, according to an announcement by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The product was distributed to all 197 Weis Markets’ retail stores throughout the Northeast and …
'Get Ready For A Winter Wonderland': Old Farmer's Almanac Releases 2023-24 Forecast 'Get Ready For A Winter Wonderland': Old Farmer's Almanac Releases 2023-24 Forecast
'Get Ready For A Winter Wonderland': Old Farmer's Almanac Releases 2023-24 Forecast The mild winter of 2022-23 may become a distant memory with more typical conditions expected in 2023-24, according to the Old Farmer's Almanac. "The 2024 Old Farmer’s Almanac predicts snow, seasonable cold, and all of winter’s delights," states the publication, which has been making long-term weather forecasts since 1792. "This winter’s forecast is sure to excite snow bunnies and sweater lovers alike, promising a whole lot of cold and snow across North America." In the Northeast,  snow will arrive beginning in November, with storms, showers, and flurries continuing through the sta…
More Spotty Storms Possible As Potent System Pushes Through Northeast More Spotty Storms Possible As Potent System Pushes Through Northeast
More Spotty Storms Possible As Potent System Pushes Through Northeast Scattered showers and storms that arrived overnight are moving across the Northeast, with parts of the region experiencing flash flooding from drenching downpours. A widespread 1 to 2.5 inches of rainfall is expected in most of the region through the duration of the storm with locally higher amounts of 3 inches or more, according to the National Weather Service. Showers will continue at times Tuesday, Aug. 15, especially in the morning. The cloud cover will keep the high temperature in the upper 70s with high humidity. There will be a new chance for scattered storms and rain Tuesday evenin…
Flash Flood Risk: Here Are Projected Rainfall Totals As Rounds Of Storms Take Aim At Region Flash Flood Risk: Here Are Projected Rainfall Totals As Rounds Of Storms Take Aim At Region
Flash Flood Risk: Here Are Projected Rainfall Totals As Rounds Of Storms Take Aim At Region Flash flooding is possible across much of the Northeast as multiple rounds of showers and thunderstorms sweep through the next few days. The time frame for precipitation is from Sunday night, Aug. 6 into Tuesday, Aug. 8., when the system will wrap up from west to east. "If the heaviest rainfall moves over the same area, localized to scattered flash flooding is possible, mainly for Monday night, Aug. 7," the National Weather Service said in a Hazardous Weather Outlook statement issued early Sunday. "Some storms may also be strong to severe." Ahead of the arriva…