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Winter Weather and Blizzards

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  • 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...
  • Attendance dips at major Chicago museums in 2014

    Attendance dips at major Chicago museums in 2014
    Attendance at a consortium of 15 leading Chicago cultural institutions was down slightly in 2014, in large measure due to the "polar vortex" weather that began the year, but blockbuster year-end exhibitions about a rock star and a year in history kept the...
  • A Flurry Of Babies As Storm Raged Throughout The Night

    A Flurry Of Babies As Storm Raged Throughout The Night
    HARTFORD — The winds howled and babies wailed as a flurry of children entered the world at Hartford hospitals during the snowstorm. An unusual number of babies made their entrance into the world Monday night and early Tuesday as the blizzard...
  • Stay Safe on the Road With NHTSA's Winter Driving Tips

     
    New York, Boston and well, basically all of the Northeast, are hunkering down as the first blizzard of 2015 pounds the area. Related: Get Winter-Ready for the Road With more than 6,000 flights canceled and Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New......
  • Blizzard-stricken East digs out amid forecast second-guessing

    Blizzard-stricken East digs out amid forecast second-guessing
    New Englanders savaged by a blizzard packing knee-high snowfall and hurricane-force winds began digging out as New Yorkers and others spared its full fury questioned whether forecasts were overblown. The storm buried the Boston area in more than 2 feet...