Winter Hacks Using Household Items
Like it or not, winter has come early. With the first snowfall upon us, here are a few winter hacks that you can do with household items to make your car ready for the cold and snow.
Albany Declares A Snow Emergency
Please be advised the City of Albany has issued a SNOW EMERGENCY that will begin on Saturday, March 3, 2018, at 8:00 A.M.. At that time, all normal parking rules and regulations are temporarily suspended.
More Snow?! Not Again!
By now the capital region is coated with mounds & mounds of the fluffy white stuff.  But unlike when we were carefree kids, these massive piles of snow so frequently hitting the cap region have became a nuisance! Yes, we are getting another storm! Can you stand it!
Albany Area Weather Feels Like Fall Lately
As I stepped outside bright and early this morning to walk my dawg in Albany, I felt a slight shiver down my back. It was chilly this morning...felt like a perfect Fall morning, I can't lie, i smiled inside, I like it.
HEAT WAVE – Cooling Stations Set Up In Albany This Week
Temperatures are expected to be in the mid to high 90’s for the rest of the week. Due to the heat wave, the city of Albany is helping to prevent your face from melting off. There will be cooling stations set up throughout the city, which will be open to the public 11am to 7pm through…
How To Prepare For A Snow Storm
The Capital Region is looking at a big, messy snow storm on Friday. The heaviest stuff is expected to hit sometime during the afternoon and continue throughout the evening, possibly until Saturday morning. The area could get buried with about 9 inches of snow. Areas east of Albany could see more. I …
Cold Weather Jokes
If you haven’t left the house yet this week, you’re probably better off. As I write this it’s currently 5 degrees and “feels like” negative 7 degrees. It’s so cold that, even inside a heated office building, I haven’t taken my jacket off all week. According to the current forecast, temperatures aren…
How To Keep Warm In Winter Months On A Budget
I can usually get away with running out on my porch with sleep pants and a t-shirt on to grab my morning paper this time of year. This morning, however, was a much different story. I was in for a rude awakening as I felt sharp, points of pain all around my body. My man-nipples were cutting some seri…
Nationwide Animated Wind Map
The entire northeast is getting plenty of high winds due to Sandy. We found a site that shows a 'live' charting via animation of all the wind blowing in the continental United States. It's shocking to see what a large mass of air the pressure inside Sandy is commanding - and…
The Latest Update on Sandy for the Albany Area
We're going to keep you updated every time there is a change in information or new information about Sandy as she approaches the Albany area. Please keep checking back and refreshing the page to display the latest information.
Bridge Closing Information During Sandy
Gov Cuomo has just announced that the Tappan Zee Bridge near New York City will close at 4PM today (10/29) due to the high winds associated with Sandy. If you're wondering about any possible bridge closings in the Albany area, New York State has a twitter account setup that will display informa…
Sandy to Bring More Wind Than Irene + Less Water
For Albany area residents there is a touch of a silver lining with Sandy as the National Weather Service in Albany has stated that we should see more wind rather than rain when Sandy hits late Monday  and early Tuesday. Irene dumped around six inches of rain on the area but Sandy is expected to…
List of Albany Area + Capital Region Shelters for Sandy
With Sandy headed toward the Albany area, the Red Cross will be opening eleven shelters throughout the Albany area starting Monday, October 29, 2012. We have the list of shelters that has been announced thus far and some instructions for those seeking shelter.
Track Hurricane Sandy in Real Time
Wondering where Sandy is? For some folks they only need to look out the window to find her. If you're looking for some maps and up to the minute information, we have several resources for you to find that information.
How to Prepare for Hurricane Sandy
As we well know from Irene, a hurricane (or it’s remnants) can be a very damaging and dangerous weather situation. We’ve been through this recently and as a community learned plenty of lessons. Here are some tips for being prepared for Sandy as she approaches the Alba…

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