With the advent of electronic signs on the highways, states across America have decided that the best way to get their safety message across to drivers, is to be clever and humorous. Unfortunately, the U.S. Federal Highway Commission (USFHC) finds the clever messages a distraction, and the governing agency has banned them across the United States.
Since winter has finally remembered it usually features snow, Upstate New York has been getting a taste of everything January has to offer. Expect the roller coaster to continue, and it will begin with a potential snowstorm named Indigo Friday into Saturday.
One Upstate New York man was saved, but his younger brother perished after the two fell through thin ice while fishing on a lake in Otsego County on Saturday afternoon, according to DEC Forest Rangers. The two men were from Richfield Springs, in Otsego County.
Insurance companies absolutely know the answer to the question: which trees are prone to falling during a wind storm. With wind gusts topping 60 mph in the next 48 hours, it's a good idea to make sure you've parked your vehicle away from trees, especially if it's one of the trees on our list.
At least three more winter storms are heading towards the northeast and Upstate New York over the next 14 days, according to forecasters. This, after a warmer and quieter start to the winter season in November and December.