Winter Weather

(A pedestrian walks down Marshall Street in Boston, Mass. on February 10th, when the city was hit with its third major snowstorm in three weeks, closing schools and suspending train service.  Photo by Maddie Meyer/ Getty Images)

PennDOT, NJ DOT Pitching In To Help Boston Area Dig Out From Mammoth Snowfalls

Penndot is dispatching trucks, plows, and crews from across the state. New Jersey DOT is sending ten dumptrucks equipped with plows and salt spreaders, six front-end loaders, ten “bobcats,” and 36 workers.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/12/2015

(Penguins seem happy as larks despite Philadelphia's cold snap.  Photo by John McDevitt)

At Philadelphia Zoo, Some Animals Thrive in Frigid Weather, Others Manage With Some Help

Some species can endure the cold weather easily. Others not so much. But the Philadelphia Zoo makes sure all the species are kept happy.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/06/2015

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Community Cancellations: Monday, February 2

CBS Philly has received the following community cancellations for Monday, February 2, 2015.

02/02/2015

(The five-day forecast for Philadelphia.)

Camden County Declares ‘Code Blue’ For Homeless

The code blue is in effect from 6pm each evening until 7am the following morning.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/28/2015

(Bernard Hopkins, wearing orange vest at right, stands in front of the car wash he owns in the 1100 block of Spring Garden Street.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

In Philadelphia and Elsewhere, Salted Roads Means Trip to the Car Wash For Many Motorists

The line to get into the Spring Garden Wash and Lube, on Spring Garden Street near 12th, extended through the parking lot, out the driveway, and down the street past 11th.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/28/2015

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Community Cancellations: Tuesday, January 27th

CBS Philly has received the following community cancellations for Tuesday, January 27th, 2015.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/27/2015

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Community Cancellations: Monday, January 26th

CBS Philly has received the following community cancellations for Monday, January 26th, 2015.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/26/2015

(A homeless encampment under the Walnut Street Bridge, in center city, where outreach workers found three people sleeping in subfreezing temperatures.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Outreach Specialists Comb Philadelphia Area, Searching For Homeless in Danger of Freezing

“We make sure that nobody dies out here, because that could happen very easily,” notes Sam Santiago, with Project Home.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/26/2015

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Community Cancellations: Saturday, January 24th

CBS Philly has received numerous community cancellations for Saturday, January 24th, 2015.

01/24/2015

(credit: CBS3)

WEATHER: Saturday: Snow Changing To Rain

The giant, wet snow that has fallen across the Delaware Valley is changing over to rain in many areas.

01/24/2015

(A multiple-vehicle pileup in foul weather on the Blue Route on January 18, 2015, took two lives.  Photo by Steve Patterson)

Be Wary of Coming Winter Weather Across Delaware Valley, Driving Expert Warns

Jim Lardear, with AAA Midatlantic, says it’s necessary to change the way you drive in severe weather. Snow is expected Friday night and Sunday night.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/23/2015

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Community Cancellations: Wednesday, January 21st

CBS Philly has received the following community cancellations for Wednesday, January 21st, 2015.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/21/2015

Penndot truck gets loaded with rock salt in file photo. (credit: Mike DeNardo)

PennDOT Gearing Up For This Afternoon’s Expected Snow

Penndot workers are on 12-hour shifts for this storm — first to pretreat the road surfaces with brine, and then to salt and plow.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/21/2015

(Credit: CBS3)

Weather: Clipper System Heading Our Way

Snowfall will begin to encroach on the western most areas of the region by the early afternoon and spread eastward from there.

01/21/2015

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Early Signs Point To Mild Start To Winter Across Philadelphia Region

It looks like we could be in for a slightly warmer start to the winter in the Delaware Valley.

12/03/2014

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