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Winter Weather and Blizzards

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  • NWS: Snowfall Totals For Connecticut

    Latest Connecticut snow fall totals measured in inches by the National Weather Service: or National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration HARTFORD COUNTY BURLINGTON 11.0 EAST HARTFORD 14.0 ENFIELD 6.5 GLASTONBURY 10.2 GRANBY 8.0 HARTFORD 9.0...
  • Daytrippers: Dashing Thru The Snow

    Daytrippers: Dashing Thru The Snow
         "Dashing through the snow.  In a one horse open sleigh…."  OK, there were actually two horses, Sunday and Tanner, but other than that, riding the sleigh at Woodacres Farm was just as idyllic as the song makes it sound.  Photog Mike and I...
  • Rick Green: Snow Storm From Space, Courtesy NASA

  • Flash flooding causes accidents throughout Lehigh Valley

    Flash flooding causes accidents throughout Lehigh Valley
    Flash floods throughout the Lehigh Valley caused several traffic accidents, but few injuries Monday evening. In Allentown, a car became stuck in deep water under a railroad bridge on South Eighth Street, south of Tioga Street, at 6:25 p.m. Reinaldo...
  • Next week a July 'Polar Vortex'? Depends on who you ask

    Next week a July 'Polar Vortex'? Depends on who you ask
    Next week will bring a span of unseasonably cool days and nights that could dip into the 40s in some Chicago suburbs, say weather forecasters. In a tweet on its official Twitter feed, the National Weather Service in Romeoville described the system in...
  • Summer 'polar vortex' cooling off parts of U.S. while the West bakes

    Summer 'polar vortex' cooling off parts of U.S. while the West bakes
    Put away those shorts and tank tops, Chicago, and get ready for another "polar vortex." That’s what some people are calling the unseasonably cold temperatures expected to come to the northern and eastern United States next week, as a patch of cold...
  • Skilling: The polar vortex is not coming back to Chicago

    Skilling: The polar vortex is not coming back to Chicago
    Chill out, everyone, the polar vortex is not coming back to Chicago.  Despite a tweet today from the National Weather Service, which said a "July version" of the polar vortex will hit Chicago next week, the area won't see a single flake or anything...
  • Natural gas utilities restock after bitter winter drains supplies

    Four thousand feet below central Illinois, Peoples Gas is pumping natural gas into a vast underground sandstone formation, stockpiling supply for another Chicago winter. The sandstone — its tiny pores trap and hold the gas — serves as the...
  • Vivendi Cuts Stake in 'Call of Duty' Maker Activision Blizzard

    Vivendi will cut its stake in Activision Blizzard, the video game company behind "World of Warcraft" and "Call of Duty," in a deal worth $850 million, the media company said Thursday. The French company's decision to divest itself of 41.5 million...
  • It's time to stop tinkering and just ban crabbing for one year

    It's time to stop tinkering and just ban crabbing for one year
    A couple of years ago, the governor of Maryland stood on a dock on South River, a bushel of steamed crabs at his feet, telling everyone it was OK to eat Chesapeake blue crabs again — sort of like the mayor in "Jaws" telling everyone it was OK to...
  • La Grange to start conserving road salt

    La Grange to start conserving road salt
    As more snow approaches the Chicago area this weekend, La Grange snow crews are taking steps to conserve the village's dwindling salt supply. During the next storm, the Public Works Department will reduce the amount of salt it applies to residential...