April Storm Blankets Portions of Northeast With More Snow

While parts of Pennsylvania received up to 8 inches of snow on Monday, areas across central and upstate New York may see more than a foot before the storm moves out Tuesday.

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Warehouses Transform N.Y.C. Neighborhoods as E-Commerce Booms

The region is home to the largest concentration of online shoppers in the country. The facilities, key to delivering packages on time, are reshaping neighborhoods.

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Winter Storm Brings Snow and Ice to Much of the Northeast

Parts of New England may see a foot of snow while dangerous ice accumulations in the Southern Plains and the Mid-Atlantic could cause power outages, meteorologists said.

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A Winter Storm Will Dump Snow and Ice From Texas to Maine

Parts of New England may see a foot of snow while dangerous ice accumulations in the Southern Plains and the Mid-Atlantic could cause power outages, meteorologists said.

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Texas Must Update Its Power Grid

A year ago, 10 million Texans lost power in a winter storm. The state has resisted a simple fix.

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Enormous Winter Storm Begins to Sweep Across U.S.

Heavy snow and ice were expected across a wide swath of the country. At least three governors had declared states of emergency.

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Deep Chill Sets In as Northeast Emerges From Heavy Snow and Harsh Winds

With snowplows and shovels, parts of Massachusetts and New York were clearing away piles of snow amid frigid wind chills.

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Winter Storm Latest: Thousands Left Without Power

On Monday, parts of Pennsylvania and New York State were expected to see the brunt of a winter storm that killed at least two in the South over the weekend.

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Winter Snow Storm Updates: States Brace for Dangerous Conditions

The storm, which brought snow to the South, was expected to chug along the Appalachians and into the Northeast on Sunday. In the Carolinas, power failures were likely from damaging ice.

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New York Gets Its First Major Snow of the Season

The city was expected to receive up to five inches of snow, part of the second winter storm to hit the East Coast this week.

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Organic Milk Farmers in Northeast Under Pressure as Processors Look West

Organic milk has been a lifeline for small farms in Maine and other New England states. Now those farms are facing trouble as milk processors look to huge dairies in Western states.

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‘It’s Chaos’ as Schools Confront Omicron

After an unrelenting spike in cases, a small but growing list of districts — including Newark, Atlanta, Milwaukee and Cleveland — moved temporarily to remote learning.

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Covid-19 and Schools: Are They Ready for the Next Big Surge?

Districts say they don’t want to close classrooms again. But the latest wave in Covid-19 cases could challenge the rickety infrastructure that has kept schools running this year.

#chicago-teachers-union, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-reopenings, #education-k-12, #northeastern-states-us

Are Schools Ready for the Next Big Surge?

Districts say they don’t want to close classrooms again. But the latest wave in Covid-19 cases could challenge the rickety infrastructure that has kept schools running this year.

#chicago-teachers-union, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-reopenings, #education-k-12, #northeastern-states-us

Doctors and Nurses Are ‘Living in a Constant Crisis’ as Covid Fills Hospitals and Omicron Looms

Hospitalizations across the country have increased 20 percent in two weeks, taxing already exhausted health care workers as the United States confronts a new variant.

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As Thanksgiving Approaches, U.S. Virus Cases Tick Upward Once More

Cases are rising again in parts of the country, but more people are traveling, and health officials have largely stopped telling people to skip celebrations.

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Will You Be Able to See the Northern Lights This Weekend?

The dazzling phenomenon could be visible on Saturday night or early Sunday morning, experts said, depending on the weather and local light pollution.

#aurora-borealis, #magnets-and-magnetism, #national-oceanic-and-atmospheric-administration, #national-weather-service, #northeastern-states-us, #space-weather-prediction-center

How Old Is This Old House?

Property records don’t go back far enough to date some houses. But experts can pinpoint a house’s age by studying tree-ring patterns in the house’s timber.

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Flood Damage From Ida? Your Homeowner’s Policy Probably Won’t Cover That.

Most flood coverage is offered through a federal program, though some insurers offer extra insurance for sump pump failure.

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43 Die as Deadliest Storm Since Sandy Devastates the Northeast

A huge volume of rain overwhelmed the region’s infrastructure, showing the lethal impact of climate change.

#basements-and-cellars, #de-blasio-bill, #environment, #floods, #hurricane-ida-2021, #new-york-city, #northeastern-states-us, #weather

For States Dealing With the Spotted Lanternfly, the Policy Is No Mercy

The spotted lanternfly, an invasive species from Asia, is a voracious plant-eater and public nuisance that could cost state economies hundreds of millions of dollars.

#delaware, #invasive-species, #new-jersey, #northeastern-states-us, #pennsylvania, #spotted-lanternflies, #trees-and-shrubs

The 4 Great Migrations

America as we have come to know it is most likely a thing of the past.

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Winter Storms Pummel U.S. With Snow, Ice and Extreme Cold

The harsh weather was a prelude to another winter storm that is expected to bring more snow, sleet and freezing rain to over 100 million Americans over the next several days.

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A Winter Storm Is Set to Wallop the Northeast: What We Know

A nor’easter is expected to stall off the coast of New Jersey and may drop more than two inches of snow an hour in some parts of the region, the National Weather Service said.

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Snowstorm Expected to Bring Heavy Snow and Snarl Travel

Winter storm warnings were issued from North Carolina to New York. Hazardous travel conditions and heavy snow were expected, forecasters said.

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Storm May Bring Over 6 Inches of Snow From Virginia to New England

Some areas north and west of the Interstate 95 corridor in New Jersey and Pennsylvania may get more than a foot of snow on Wednesday, the National Weather Service said.

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Marty, Longtime Mascot of Mount Washington Observatory, Dies

“He might love you one week and the next week, he wouldn’t come near you,” said an observatory official. “Typical cat.”

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Football’s Boo Birds Are All Cooped Up

N.F.L. fans in the Northeast, lusty booers in normal times, have had to watch their teams’ dim performances from afar, without recourse. “I have no way to release my venom,” one Jets fan said.

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The Dreaded Lanternbug, Scourge of Agriculture, Spreads in New Jersey

The insect poses a serious threat to American crops, particularly vineyards, and inspires creative backyard methods of eliminating them.

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Isaias Live Updates: Fires, Flooding and Tornadoes as Storm Charges Over Land

Isaias, now a tropical storm, made landfall as a hurricane in North Carolina, and is causing widespread power outages as it cuts a path north.

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Critics Fear Amtrak Is Using Pandemic to Cut Service That Won’t Return

Members of Congress are angry that the rail agency is asking for more money while planning to lay off staff and reduce services. Smaller communities that rely on rail service could be badly hurt.

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Northeast Forecast Has Cold and Snow On the Way

An Arctic blast will sweep parts of the Northeast, bringing record-cold temperatures and even some snow to states that are coming out of a mild winter.

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Trump Says States Can Start Reopening While Acknowledging the Decision Is Theirs

The guidelines released by the president effectively mean that any restoration of American society will take place on a patchwork basis.

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