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WNYC News

Snow Ending, but Rain Possible for Buffalo

Friday, November 21, 2014

The looming threat of rain and higher temperatures through the weekend and into the coming week raised the possibility of flood.

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WNYC News

Massive Snowstorm Hits Buffalo Area

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

The record-setting snowstorm dumped up to six feet of snow in less than 24 hours, and forecasters say more is coming.

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WNYC News

Big Snowstorm Hits Buffalo

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Snow totals by Wednesday afternoon could top 6 feet in the hardest-hit areas with another storm expected Thursday.

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On Being

Maria Tatar — The Great Cauldron of Story: Why Fairy Tales Are for Adults Again [remix]

Thursday, May 08, 2014

Fairy tales' overt themes are threaded throughout hit TV series like Game of Thrones and True Blood, Grimm and Once Upon a Time. These stories survive by adapting across cultures and history -- helping us work through things like fear and hope.

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On Being

[Unedited] Maria Tatar with Krista Tippett

Thursday, May 08, 2014

Fairy tales' overt themes are threaded throughout hit TV series like Game of Thrones and True Blood, Grimm and Once Upon a Time. These stories survive by adapting across cultures and history -- helping us work through things like fear and hope.

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NYPR Archives & Preservation

A Song For the Melting Snow

Friday, March 07, 2014

WNYC

Celebrate the retreat of winter with an extraordinary performance of The Waters of March. It's not just a song about Spring, it's a song about "the rebirth of the human spirit."

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WNYC News

This is All the Snow?

Monday, March 03, 2014

WNYC

It wasn't the winter storm we were fearing, but it is really cold and a lot of flights were cancelled. Here's the latest on transit, school closures and more.

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Transportation Nation

Sneckdowns, D.C. Edition

Friday, February 21, 2014

WAMU

The storm that recently buried the Washington metropolitan area made traveling a mess, but the snow can illustrate how planners could design safer streets.

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Transportation Nation

Mayor Fills Record Number of Potholes — One Personally

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Mayor de Blasio took to the streets of Maspeth Queens, shovel in hand, to face a familiar foe.

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WNYC News

Mayor Versus Nature, Take Two

Thursday, February 20, 2014

A rookie mayor takes office, and a few days later, crazy winter weather hits and keeps on hitting in what ends up being a test of leadership. Sound familiar? It happened to Ed Koch, and it's happening now.

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WNYC News

And Now for the Slush Lakes and Falling Ice

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Warmer temperatures through the weekend will bring a much-needed thaw to the blackened snow piles of New York City. There are just a few things residents should watch out for.

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Transportation Nation

Someone's Got To Shovel It

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

A small army of Department of Sanitation hires have fanned out across the city to clear the way for you.

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WNYC News

Not Our Worst Winter...Yet

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

As of February 18, Central Park had received 57.1 inches of snow so far this winter according to the National Weather Service. It's nothing to scoff at, but still falls behind the record-holding winter of '95-'96.

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WNYC News

Surprise! More Snow.

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

 A winter weather advisory is in effect until 4 p.m., and until then, up to four inches of snow could accumulate before turning to rain in the afternoon. You know, slush. We may have forgotten what summer feels like, but we haven't forgotten what you need to know to get from A to B. Check out our Transit Tracker for help navigating your commute.

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WNYC News

So You Cleared Your Sidewalk, But What About the Roof?

Sunday, February 16, 2014

The lingering wet, heavy snow is bogging down more than our moods these days.

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New Jersey News

Snow Piles On the Hardship in Low-Income Neighborhoods

Friday, February 14, 2014

WNYC

With more than double the snowfall average this winter, those in low-income neighborhoods say the snow and the cold are significantly impacting their lives.

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WNYC News

Salt Shortage! Here Are Some Other Ways to Fight the Ice

Friday, February 14, 2014

With more snow coming this weekend and a shortage of rock salt in the region, what are you supposed to do with your iced-over driveway or sidewalk? We've got you covered.

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Transportation Nation

Slush Lakes: An Explainer

Friday, February 14, 2014

Why, why are there slush lakes at every street corner? Doesn't NYC have storm drains? Here's why you're probably vaulting over the small lakes currently forming at many crosswalks.

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New Jersey News

Severe Weather Online

Friday, February 14, 2014

New Jersey Public Radio

Another snowy week in New Jersey is coming to a close. So we thought we'd check in on some of the local weather news sites in the state - sites that a lot of residents have really come to rely on. Mary Mann with New Jersey News Commons at Montclair State University joins New Jersey Public Radio's David Furst to chat about Jersey Shore Hurricane News, Severe Weather NJ, and NYNJPAweather.com

 

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Schoolbook

NYC Posts Lowest School Attendance of the Year

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Despite Mayor de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Fariña's decision to keep schools open on Thursday, most New York City parents kept their children home.

 

 

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