How do we know when Lake George will freeze?

LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. (NEWS10) – The weather hasn’t quite been itself in the last week of December or first days of January, with temperatures routinely above freezing leading to less snow on the ground than one might expect from a typical North Country winter. In the village of Lake George, there’s one other, 32-mile-long way … Read more

Winter feel warmer lately? In New York, it really is

(NEXSTAR) – The planet has been getting just a little bit hotter every year, but the effects aren’t being felt equally. In the United States, some regions are just 1 or 2 degrees warmer than they were 50 years ago. In other areas, average winter temperatures have jumped 5 degrees Fahrenheit. New data analysis from … Read more

The Two Degree Difference: Warming winters and changing snowfall trends

(WFFF) — After a warm summer and fall, the first freeze and snowfall came much later than usual. Low temperatures are a must for ample snowfall during the winter season, especially for the winter recreation industry, which contributes billions of dollars to the national economy each year. New York HEAP: Income requirements and how to … Read more

New pavement preservation program to protect Albany streets

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The City of Albany has announced a new pavement preservation program to protect Albany streets. The project includes using Brine instead of salt to melt ice and snow, and micro-surfacing to extend street life. The Department of General Services (DGS) will be using a program called RoadBotics to complete an assessment … Read more