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Winter storm's final chapter leaves snow, ice across the Northeast

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Following heavy snow, sleet and freezing rain as far south as New Mexico and Texas, the major winter storm is pushing offshore the Eastern U.S.


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VIDEO: Last of significant snow impacting Maine

The storm system that brought snow and ice to millions from New Mexico to Maine is pulling away from the U.S.

Posted by Andrew Wulfeck

Melting ice, snow could pose dangers overnight

Meteorologists warn that any melting of snow and ice that took place during the day will likely refreeze as temperatures for a large part of the country drop to below freezing overnight.

Posted by Andrew Wulfeck

VIDEO FORECAST: Snow to taper off overnight

The last hours of snow and freezing rain are impacting the Northeast.

Posted by Andrew Wulfeck

Video: 300K+ without power due to storm

States with the most power outages include New York, Ohio and Tennessee. Some utility providers say it could several days to restore services, after millions saw freezing rain, sleet and snow.

Posted by Andrew Wulfeck

Top snowfall amounts in Eastern U.S.

The winter storm produced more than a foot of snowfall around the Great Lakes and in areas of upstate New York, Vermont and New Hampshire.

The snow is forecast to taper off during the overnight hours as the system continues its eastward trek.

Check out snowfall totals around the country: Click Here

Posted by Andrew Wulfeck

VIDEO: Slippery roads lead to dozens of crashes in Massachusetts

With freezing rain, sleet and snow impacting Massachusetts, first responders are busy working numerous crashes.

Here's what to do if you find yourself in a weather-related crash: Click Here

Posted by Andrew Wulfeck

600+ flights canceled on Saturday

FlightAware reports more than 600 scheduled flights on Saturday have already been canceled as airports and airlines work to return back to normal operations.

The Dallas Fort Worth International Airport reopened a third runway on Friday afternoon, with the hopes that operations will return to normal. The airport says they’ll continue to treat the runways because of the freezing temperatures.

How winter weather impacts airlines: Click Here

Posted by Andrew Wulfeck

Frigid cold to invade Northeast

After the freezing rain, snow and sleet departs the Northeast overnight, temperatures are expected to plummet over the weekend. Lows on Sunday morning are forecast to reach the single digits for many locations from the Ohio Valley to New England.

Latest forecast: Click Here

Posted by Andrew Wulfeck

Heavy snow impacts Northern Ohio

A winter storm dumped heavy snow on parts of Morrow County, in north-central Ohio, on Feb 4, 2002. 

This video, streamed live on Facebook by the Morrow County Sheriff’s Office, shows a plow truck driving to clear snow on County Road 101. 

The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory for parts of northern Ohio on Friday, warning of “treacherous” driving conditions causing accidents in many areas.

Posted by Chris Oberholtz

Aerial view of Columbus, Ohio, after winter storm brings all the elements

FOX Weather's Robert Ray captured this video of Columbus, Ohio, from above after a winter storm brought all the elements.

Posted by Chris Oberholtz

FOX Weather Watcher: Lots of ice in New Paltz, New York

FOX Weather Watcher Lenny Zapka sent these photos showing lots of ice in New Paltz, New York.

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Posted by Chris Oberholtz

Long weekend ahead for power restoration in ice-covered West Tennessee

The Memphis, Tennessee, area is dealing with a deep freeze and significant ice as thousands remain without power for a second day.

FOX Weather's Will Nunley has a closer look at the conditions there. 

Posted by Chris Oberholtz

Boston gets another dose of winter weather following blizzard

FOX Weather's Brandy Campbell is in Boston, Massachusetts, ahead of a winter storm that comes just days after a blizzard.

Posted by Chris Oberholtz

FOX Weather 3D Radar tracks freezing rain, snow moving through Northeast

The FOX Weather 3D Radar is tracking heavy snow and freezing rain moving through the Northeast. Download the free app now to follow the movement of the winter storm.

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Posted by Chris Oberholtz

Troopers respond to numerous crashes, spin-outs in Massachusetts

Massachusetts State Police said their patrols have been responding to numerous crashes and spin-outs caused by the flash-freeze conditions.

Here’s an update from the road from Troop H Patrol Supervisor Sgt. Michael Murphy.

Posted by Chris Oberholtz

Ice or snow? Here's what Bostonians prefer

What do you prefer?

FOX Weather's Brandy Campbell asked some Bostonians if they'd prefer snow or ice. Here's what they had to say.

Posted by Chris Oberholtz

WATCH: Commercial jet's engines thrust snow off Ohio runway

Watch as the jet engines from a Delta plane thrust the snow off the runway at John Glenn Columbus International Airport in Ohio.

Posted by Chris Oberholtz

Crews clear snow from runways at John Glenn Columbus International Airport

Crews are working hard at John Glenn Columbus International Airport to remove the snow from runways as the winter storm has moved on.

The airport is located 15 minutes from downtown Columbus, Ohio, the 14th largest city in the U.S.

Posted by Chris Oberholtz

Texas snow makes winter golf practice perfect for hitting the 'whites'

Hayden Phillips, 17, took to the "whites" Thursday morning as he pulls out his "ice wedge" for a little winter golf practice on a brisk morning in Murphy, Texas. Click here to watch.

Posted by Chris Oberholtz

These are the precipitation types to expect in Boston area through Friday night

The National Weather Service office in Boston tweeted out this loop of expected precipitation types across southern New England through Friday night. It shows rain changing to sleet and freezing rain through the day, then changing to snow Friday night.

"Dangerous travel anticipated due to a flash freeze," the NWS wrote in the tweet.

Posted by Brian Donegan

Wintry mix to continue much of the day in Northeast

A mix of sleet and freezing rain is expected to continue much of the day where temperatures have fallen below freezing. This includes areas from central and southern New England to northern New Jersey and northeastern Pennsylvania, including Boston and the New York City tri-state area.

NOAA's Storm Prediction Center says the freezing rain is expected to fall at the rate of 0.05 inches per 3 hours, which will create slick travel conditions across the region.

In New York City, the temperature fell from 56 to 38 degrees in one hour between 7 a.m. and 8 a.m. as the cold front moved across the Big Apple.

Posted by Brian Donegan

More than 400,000 outages across U.S. due to storm

FOX Weather's Power Outage Tracker shows Tennessee with the top outage at 131,000 reported. Ohio has over 82,000 outages.

Posted by Chris Oberholtz

Weight of ice causes Memphis art installation to sag

The weight of the ice was no match for an art installation in the Edge District neighborhood in downtown Memphis.

The road is closed under the icy feature, FOX Weather's Will Nunley reports.

Posted by Chris Oberholtz

Icy conditions strand hundreds of vehicles on I-10 in Texas for hours

Hundreds of vehicles have been stranded Friday because of icy conditions on a stretch of Interstate 10 in Texas.

According to FOX 29, there have been a few crashes on the westbound side of the freeway near Kerrville for several hours. A jackknifed tractor-trailer is among the incidents that have blocked the road. Click here to read more.

Posted by Chris Oberholtz

Tennessee troopers work multiple crashes on parts of icy I-840

Interstate 840 at the 32-mile marker in Williamson County, Tennessee, is closed while authorities work multiple crashes.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol's Nashville District said the interstate in that area is very slick.

Authorities in Williamson County said they have responded to 28 weather-related crashes since midnight. No fatalities were reported.

This comes after six people were hurt Thursday as 16 cars crashed along Memphis' Austin Peay Highway, according to Memphis Fire Department. Two of the victims were critically injured while the other four were described by Memphis Fire as "noncritical."

Posted by Chris Oberholtz

VIDEO: Roads remain slick as snow continues to fall in Buffalo, New York

As the winter storm has already impacted many, it has made its arrival in the Northeast bringing with it snow, sleet, rain and dangerous driving conditions.

FOX Weather’s Mitti Hicks is in Buffalo, New York, with a look at road conditions as a Winter Weather Advisory is in effect.

Posted by Chris Oberholtz

Travel woes at DFW continue

There is a new ground delay at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport of over four hours for every U.S. departure to the airport.

Posted by Chris Oberholtz

Southern Connecticut State University closed due to ice

Out of an abundance of caution, Southern Connecticut State University will be closed Friday due to the continued potential for icing conditions across many parts of the state.

Posted by Chris Oberholtz
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Vehicles trapped on I-10 due to icy conditions near Kerrville, Texas

FOX Weather is monitoring a situation in Kerryville, Texas, where people have been trapped in their vehicles on Interstate 10 for the past 12 hours. The backup is dozens of miles long with freezing temperatures. We will be monitoring this all morning long. 

Posted by Chris Oberholtz

Travel conditions less than favorable in parts of Ohio

Many snow-covered roads, especially on side streets, in the Wilmington, Ohio, area.

The National Weather Service said with additional snow accumulations possible through the early afternoon, travel conditions will continue to be less than favorable.

Posted by Chris Oberholtz

7 ways to stay safe while using a generator

With scattered power outages across the Northeast expected today due to ice, make sure you practice generator safety.

They can be dangerous if safety precautions aren't met. Here are seven ways to make sure you stay safe while using a generator.

Posted by Chris Oberholtz

PHOTOS: Ice coats trees in Moon, Pennsylvania

Ice coats trees outside the office of the National Weather Service in Moon, Pennsylvania, as freezing rain moves through the area Friday morning.

Posted by Chris Oberholtz

Multiple crashes, vehicle slide-offs on I-93 in New Hampshire

New Hampshire State Police are bust on Interstate 93 Northbound in Bow as troopers respond to multiple crashes and vehicles off the road.

Posted by Chris Oberholtz

Winter Storm Warnings, Winter Weather Advisories remain in effect across Northeast

Winter Storm Warnings remain in effect on Friday from northern and eastern Ohio to western West Virginia, northern and western Pennsylvania, upstate New York, northern Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine. This includes Syracuse and Albany in New York, Burlington and Montpelier in Vermont and Portland and Bangor in Maine.

Winter Weather Advisories are posted from the Ohio Valley to much of Pennsylvania, northern New Jersey, southeastern New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island and southern and eastern Massachusetts. This includes New York City, Boston and Providence, Rhode Island.

Posted by Brian Donegan

Flash freeze expected in New England, including Boston metro area

Temperatures in central and southern New England will rapidly fall into the 20s Friday morning into early afternoon as colder air is ushered in from north to south.

The National Weather Service office in Boston says this will result in icy road conditions across the region, including the Boston metro area, as rain changes over to freezing rain and sleet.

However, the changeover to wintry precipitation should hold off until after the morning rush hour in the city of Boston.

"Use cation if traveling today," the NWS said in a tweet early Friday morning.

Posted by Brian Donegan

Moderate to heavy snow expected Friday morning in northern New England

Moderate to heavy snow is ongoing and expected to continue through Friday morning from portions of eastern/upstate New York into Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine.

NOAA's Storm Prediction Center says snowfall rates in excess of 1 inch per hour are likely in the heaviest snowbands.

Posted by Brian Donegan

Freezing rain causing slick travel early Friday in interior Northeast

Freezing rain will continue from portions of central Pennsylvania into the Poconos and Catskills, northern Connecticut, southern Vermont and southern New Hampshire over the next few hours. It's expected to fall at the rate of 0.05 inches per hour, which will create slick travel conditions across this region.

NOAA's Storm Prediction Center says the threat of ice should remain north and west of the Boston-to-New York City Interstate 95 corridor through the morning rush hour.

Posted by Brian Donegan

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