Temperatures in Washington and New York dropped as much as 35 degrees as a cold front that brought snow to Chicago this week swept eastward with gusty winds grounding flights.
The New York Yankees home game against the Chicago Cubs tonight has been postponed as the weather forecast calls for rain and a steep drop in temperature.
Natural gas gained for the first time in three days in New York as a shot of cold air stoked consumption of the heating fuel.
The layer of dust on Jeremy Brown’s cotton fields in west Texas is increasing the chance that Americans will start paying more for underwear or blue jeans.
A storm developing off the eastern U.S. won’t be a serious threat to the large cities along the coast, including New York, while Cape Cod and the Canadian Maritimes will probably be hit hard by winds and snow.
A powerful Atlantic storm will pass about 200 miles east of Massachusetts, bringing a dusting of snow to New York and as much as 3 inches to Boston overnight before hitting Nova Scotia hard.
A wintry Atlantic storm will give New York a “glancing blow” before bringing the heaviest snow and highest winds to coastal areas from Cape Cod to Nova Scotia.
An Atlantic storm will probably graze the U.S. East Coast this week, dropping a few inches of snow on cities including New York before bringing its worst to Canada’s Maritime Provinces.
Spot wholesale electricity prices rose in Boston as colder-than-normal weather boosted power demand above expectations.
A storm developing off the eastern U.S. may bring 4 inches (10 centimeters) of snow to Washington while dusting New York and hitting hardest at Cape Cod, eastern Maine and the Canadian Maritimes.