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Winter Weather and Blizzards

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  • Maryland readying for 'last gasp' winter storm that could cause widespread power outages

    Maryland readying for 'last gasp' winter storm that could cause widespread power outages
    A late-season storm was forecast to bring the first significant snowfall in Baltimore in two years Wednesday, prompting worries about travel difficulties and power outages from the wet, heavy flakes and strong wind. The National Weather Service...
  • Tracking a winter storm in Chicago

    Tracking a winter storm in Chicago
    It may sound like a weather story is easy to cover, but determining how widespread the effects will be for an inconveniently-timed winter storm can be one of the most important deadline issues the Chicago Tribune tackles. The winter weather that...
  • Harford dodges worst of late season snowstorm with mainly rain

    Much of the predicted snowstorm that closed local schools and put highway crews on the alert Wednesday failed to materialize in Harford County. Predictions for snow accumulations fluctuated as the late-winter storm system, known as Winter Storm Saturn,...
  • Winter storm warning canceled, leaving only slight snow accumulations

    Winter storm warning canceled, leaving only slight snow accumulations
    Expectations of a storm to bring the heaviest snow in at least two years for the region have been dialed back as the National Weather Service has canceled its winter storm warning. High winds and wet roads remain a concern. Check here for live blog...
  • Some March snowfalls rank among Baltimore's heaviest on record

    Some March snowfalls rank among Baltimore's heaviest on record
    March snowfall is not uncommon in the Baltimore area, with 2 inches on average during the month. But some storms have dumped much more than that -- though it is typically wet snow that disappears quickly. March storms in 1942, 1892, 1962 and 1993 rank...
  • Wednesday: Warmer weather ahead

    Wednesday: Warmer weather ahead
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Clouds are far more widespread this morning that expected, well west of the storm center now approaching the  Atlantic coast.  Upper energy is still coming in behind it and producing this cloud shield, but it is thin and should break...
  • Warm air deflates likely last chance for winter weather

    Warm air deflates likely last chance for winter weather
    It was supposed to be both winter's last blast and Baltimore's first significant snowfall in two years, but stubbornly warm air took the "snow" out of Wednesday's snow day for many Marylanders. While weather forecasts had the region preparing for the...
  • Coast Guard suspends search for two lost fishermen off Assateague

    Coast Guard suspends search for two lost fishermen off Assateague
    The Coast Guard suspended its search Thursday for two men missing in waters about 15 miles off the coast of Assateague Island after their fishing boat sank a day earlier. The broken-down fishing vessel was battling 20-foot waves and 50 mph wind gusts...
  • Storm to bring snow to local mountains, roads closures announced

    Storm to bring snow to local mountains, roads closures announced
    A late winter storm is bringing rain and possibly thunderstorms to Southern California on Thursday and Friday, along with up to eight inches of snow in the mountains. Rainfall amounts will vary, with the potential for brief heavy downpours and small...
  • Back Story: One March winter storm that didn't fizzle out

    Unlike Wednesday's snowstorm that failed to materialize amid forecasters' dire predictions, the Blizzard of '93 roared into Maryland the weekend of March 13-14 with a wallop, dumping a foot of snow on Baltimore while raking the state with almost...
  • Weather prompts road closures in Angeles National Forest

    Weather prompts road closures in Angeles National Forest
    The Los Angeles County Public Works Department said it planned to close portions of roadways Thursday night in the Angeles National Forest based on weather forecasts of snow and icy road conditions. Starting at 10 p.m., agency officials said motorists...