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Winter Weather and Blizzards

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  • Patriots, Seahawks fans in Chicago brave blizzard to reach team bars

     Patriots, Seahawks fans in Chicago brave blizzard to reach team bars
    Chicago fans of the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots braved Sunday's blizzard to arrive at team bars to cheer on their squads for the Super Bowl. At Newport Bar and Grill in the Lakeview neighborhood, 20 to 30 Seahawks fans were waiting outside...
  • Sunday's blizzard ranks among Chicago's top 10

    Chicago's good winter has taken a bad turn. Through Saturday, seasonal snowfall had been subpar, and the city's biggest snow was just 4 inches, on Jan. 4-5. All that changed as light snow began Saturday evening and steadily intensified into a full-scale...
  • 'Frozen' show goes on despite blizzard

     'Frozen' show goes on despite blizzard
    A driving wind and piles of snow did not deter kids in colorful costumes and their bundled-up families from attending Disney on Ice's Frozen show Sunday morning at the United Center. The 7 p.m. show was canceled because of the weather, but two...
  • Super Bowl Blizzard blankets Lake County

    Super Bowl Blizzard blankets Lake County
    More than 10 inches of snow had already blanketed Lake County before kick-off of the big game on Sunday during a winter storm that looks to go down in history as the Super Bowl Blizzard. Snow that began to fall late Saturday had piled up to a reported 6...
  • Ask Tom: What weather conditions create a blizzard?

    Dear Tom, What weather conditions create a blizzard? — Fran Lott, Chicago Dear Fran, The National Weather Service defines a blizzard as an intense winter storm containing sustained winds of 35 mph or higher and sufficient falling and/or...
  • The Chicago Blizzard of 1967

    The Chicago Blizzard of 1967
    At 5:02 a.m. on this date, it began to snow. Nothing remarkable about that. It was January in Chicago, and, besides, 4 inches of snow had been predicted. But it kept snowing, all through this miserable Thursday and into early Friday morning, until it...
  • Vernon area was well-prepared for snowstorm

    Vernon area was well-prepared for snowstorm
    While the first major snowstorm of this winter wasn't quite as major as expected, Vernon was among towns that were so well-prepared that the approximately 16 inches that fell created hardly any significant problems for emergency service workers. Vernon'...
  • Man who shoveled snow from Boston Marathon finish line identified

    Man who shoveled snow from Boston Marathon finish line identified
    A mystery man who shoveled the Boston Marathon finish line during the blizzard, becoming a symbol of the city’s spirit, was identified Wednesday as a bartender working down the street from the area where two pressure-cooker bombs shattered a...
  • Back To Normal For Many As Blizzard Spins Away

    Back To Normal For Many As Blizzard Spins Away
    In the eastern half of Connecticut, the blizzard of 2015 lived up to expectations — up to 2 feet of snow or more, vicious winds and steep snowdrifts that hampered travel. But it was a normal winter storm for the western half of the state. Many...
  • Museums reflect on lower attendance in 2014

    Museums reflect on lower attendance in 2014
    If you've ever tried to go to, say, Shedd Aquarium or the Museum of Science and Industry on the Sunday of a school vacation week, you'll agree that fewer museum visitors isn't necessarily a bad thing. By that standard, Chicago's museums did well in...
  • Expected snow totals fall for the Lehigh Valley

    Expected snow totals fall for the Lehigh Valley
    The worst weather of the season is bearing down on the Northeast, but whatever happens in the Lehigh Valley will likely pale next to the wintry beating predicted for New York, New Jersey and New England. The worst conditions are expected tonight into...