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Winter Weather and Blizzards

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  • First sub-zero temperatures since 1996 possible after fresh blanket of snow

    First sub-zero temperatures since 1996 possible after fresh blanket of snow
    Temperatures could dip below zero for the first time since 1996 early Saturday as the fresh blanket of snow and calming winds chill the region overnight, according to the National Weather Service. Forecasters are calling for a low of 1 degree below...
  • Late-weekend cold front may push temps below zero for 2 days

    Late-weekend cold front may push temps below zero for 2 days
    Repercussions from the heavy snowfall started to sound like the punch line to a joke Thursday: It snowed so much, Chicago closed its outdoor ice skating rinks. Elmhurst began dumping its snow in a quarry usually reserved for flood overflow. And the...
  • More deaths in Northeast as snow gives way to bitter cold

    NEW YORK -- A ferocious snowstorm that buried some areas of the Northeast in nearly two feet of snow tapered off Friday, leaving death in its wake and giving way to a bitter chill compounded by winds that sent temperatures plunging well below zero. At...
  • Snow day? East Coast retailers dump discounts and deals on shoppers

    Baby, it’s cold outside, especially if you’re stuck in the mounds of snow currently blanketing much of the East Coast. But while airlines are canceling flights and schools are rescheduling classes, retailers are treating the storm as another...
  • Update: Southwest and Jet Blue flights out of Bob Hope Airport affected by Northeast snow storms

    Update: Southwest and Jet Blue flights out of Bob Hope Airport affected by Northeast snow storms
    Several Southwest Airlines flights out of Bob Hope airport -- including some local flights -- are delayed due to the heavy snow storms in the Northeast. [UPDATE 2:11 p.m.: "A number of flights in the Southwest system are delayed mostly because the...
  • Weather-Beaten? Not Exactly

    Weather-Beaten? Not Exactly
    Blizzards, hurricanes, ice storms, tornadoes, heat and cold, floods and drought — we have it all here in New England. Especially the "biggies," that is, the weather events that can impact or change our lives in a matter of minutes. For that reason...
  • Weather Still Has All The Elements

    In perhaps the most frequently quoted line from The Hartford Courant, this newspaper commented in August 1897: "A well known American writer said once that, while everybody talked about the weather, nobody seemed to do anything about it." The quip,...
  • After blizzard conditions, possible record cold streak

    After blizzard conditions, possible record cold streak
    Enjoy the weekend, Chicago. A Winter Weather Advisory in effect until 10 a.m. Saturday warns of wind gusts of 35 mph that will "create considerable blowing and drifting of snow, with visibilities reduced to near zero at times, especially in open areas,"...
  • Blizzard Box Office Battle: 'Paranormal,' 'Frozen,' 'Hobbit' to Fight for First

    The opening of Paramount's "Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones" is on a collision course with Disney's "Frozen" and Warner Bros.' "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" for the first U.S. box office crown of 2014 -- though real snow put a chill on...
  • Heavy snow comes first, followed by dangerous cold

    Heavy snow comes first, followed by dangerous cold
    Officials expect between 8 and 10 inches of snow to cover the Chicago area by early Sunday evening, right before dangerously low temperatures set in for the beginning of the work week. The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning...
  • Slow snow dig-out across city

    Slow snow dig-out across city
    Many Chicagoans left their homes Wednesday to return to work and school after a weekend of heavy snow and two days of bitter cold to be greeted with the inconveniences of snow-packed side streets, uncleared alleys and ice-covered sidewalks. Such...