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Winter Weather and Blizzards

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  • Classes canceled at SIU Carbondale due to snowstorm

    Classes canceled at SIU Carbondale due to snowstorm
    Officials canceled classes Southern Illinois University Carbondale this morning due to a snow storm that is expected to continue into tonight. A campus alert went out shortly after 5:30 a.m. notifying students that all classes were canceled and all...
  • Brutal ice storm grips parts of Texas, Arkansas as it moves east

    HOUSTON -- An unseasonably early ice storm that has disrupted hundreds of flights, made for dangerous roads and caused power outages in central Arkansas and northern Texas was headed east toward Ohio and western Pennsylvania on Friday, with temperatures...
  • Winter storm watch issued for Sunday into Monday

    Winter storm watch issued for Sunday into Monday
    A winter storm watch is in effect for the Baltimore area from Sunday morning through Monday morning, with one to three inches of snow and more than quarter of an inch of ice possible. Temperatures are expected to hover around freezing or slightly below,...
  • L.A. cold snap: Fast-moving winter storm expected to affect travel

    L.A. cold snap: Fast-moving winter storm expected to affect travel
    A cold weather system headed toward L.A. County is expected to push snow levels down to 3,000 feet Saturday, prompting road closure alerts and warnings that travel on the Grapevine could be affected, the Los Angeles Times reports. The storm system could...
  • Shailene Woodley's 'White Bird in a Blizzard' Gets North American Distribution

    Magnolia Pictures has acquired the North American distribution rights to the Shailene Woodley-starrer "White Bird in a Blizzard" and plans a theatrical release for later this year. Gregg Araki directed from his own script, based on Laura Kasischke's...
  • Blizzard's 'World of Warcraft' Designing Motorcycles with 'American Chopper's' Paul Jr.

    Given its characters and settings, fantasy fare -- whether it's a movie, TV show or videogame -- hasn't been able to incorporate much product placement, but Blizzard Entertainment's "World of Warcraft" franchise will attempt to break the mold with...
  • The Balkun Brothers Get Good And Swampy

    The Balkun Brothers Get Good And Swampy
    Fans of the Red Hot Chili Peppers — or, going back even further, maybe Mountain — will find much to enjoy about the Balkun Brothers, a local trio often billed as a blues band but who just as frequently push into hard rock territory. They...
  • Spring storm expected in Northeast; blizzard warning in Cape Cod

    Northeasterners still shivering from the tail end of a brutal winter were expected to find early spring no less frigid Tuesday night and into Wednesday. From Connecticut to Maine, 12 to 20 inches of snow and winds up to 60 mph were forecast, the...
  • Customers to feel polar vortex in utility bills

    Customers to feel polar vortex in utility bills
    When a woman from Nordic Energy called 72-year-old John Staunton and offered him a cheap rate on electricity, he signed up. His roommate wastes a lot of electricity, he said, by sleeping with the TV on. The first month, the bill came as promised —...
  • Blizzard Babies takes its name from real deal

    Blizzard Babies takes its name from  real deal
    While the rest of Chicago was shoveling out from the snowy depths of the big blizzard of 2011, a trio of musically inclined local gals used its time productively, forming the dark, surfy quartet now known as Blizzard Babies. The hope in forming the...
  • 26 died from cold this year

     26 died from cold this year
    Chicago's third-coldest winter has contributed to the deaths of 26 people so far, nearly 50 percent more fatalities than the entire season's average in recent years, according to numbers provided by the Cook County medical examiner's office. Over the...