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Winter Weather and Blizzards

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  • Spring splits, but fortunately not for long

    Spring splits, but fortunately not for long
    After a brief fling with springlike weather, which saw temperatures early last week climb above 70 degrees, winter made an unwelcome return Monday to the Southland. For the most part, the south and southwest suburbs didn't see snowfall as significant as...
  • Snowstorm exits; midweek warm-up ahead

    Snowstorm exits; midweek warm-up ahead
    Monday's snowstorm dropped 3 to 6 inches across the area. Officially, at O'Hare International Airport, the snowfall totaled 5.8 inches, bringing the 2014-15 tally to 50.1 inches. Gradual melting of the snow will take place Tuesday, though temperatures...
  • Elgin area deals with more snow than expected

     Elgin area deals with more snow than expected
    The Elgin area dealt with an early spring snowstorm Monday that left more snow on the ground than many thought would be there, slowing a morning commute as snow plows could not keep up with the heavier-than-expected snowfall.. "Can you believe this? I...
  • Snowy start to spring in the Lehigh Valley

    Snowy start to spring in the Lehigh Valley
    The first day of spring had a snowy start in the Lehigh Valley as a snowstorm blanketed the region in white most of the day. Friday's snow began before 9 a.m. and was expected to end around 8 p.m., just as spring officially begins. Friday night's low...
  • 1st day of spring gets cold, hard slap in East, gentle temps in West

    1st day of spring gets cold, hard slap in East, gentle temps in West
    Friday may mark the vernal equinox, but the first day of spring is feeling more like a mean slap from winter with snow, rain and the chills coursing through a large swath of the nation. Half a foot of snow is expected to fall in the Northeast and mid-...
  • Ask Tom: Was there really a spring snowstorm in 1930?

    Dear Tom, A family album has a photograph of cars stranded in deep snow on Cermak Road in Cicero, dated "Spring, 1930." When might that snowstorm have occurred? Could it have actually been in the spring? — John Spevak, Chicago Dear John, It...
  • Snow-beleaguered Boston poised to set all-time record

    As Boston neared its all-time snowfall record, the rest of the country continued dealing with the nastiness of one of the worst winters ever recorded. Boston is likely to make the history charts this week by surpassing its record for snowfall in a...
  • NTSB has plenty of questions to answer in NYC runway slide

    As the National Transportation Safety Board begins its investigation into a Delta jetliner that slid off a runway while landing during a snowstorm at LaGuardia Airport, there is no shortage of questions to pursue: How big a factor was the snow? Was...
  • One last shot from winter?

    One last shot from winter?
    It snowed enough to whiten the pavement 24 days this year. Say it takes you an hour to shovel: That's an entire day of your life hoisting mounds of frozen with a big spoon. Another 6-plus inches fell Thursday. Again, cars skidded on ice. Again,...
  • Storm left Kentucky interstates packed with stranded motorists

    Storm left Kentucky interstates packed with stranded motorists
    Thousands of stranded motorists endured agonizingly long waits Thursday lasting nearly 24 hours for some as a winter storm walloped Kentucky with up to 2 feet of snow and frustrated travelers dealt with gas tanks and stomachs close to empty. Larry...
  • Good Morning Baltimore: Winter weather, water woes and a move to 70 mph

    Good Morning Baltimore: Winter weather, water woes and a move to 70 mph
    Good Morning, Baltimore: Here's what you need to know for Friday: WEATHER In the wake of yesterday’s late winter snowstorm, for many Marylanders today will be spent digging out cars, sidewalks and driveways. And no need to worry about breaking...