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Winter Weather and Blizzards

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  • Holiday weekend snow possible

     
    The latest wintry mix forecast of the season is for Saturday night. It all comes down to temperature. The National Weather Service says, "A coastal storm system could impact the region with a wintry mix or all snow late Saturday......
  • Uncertainty surrounds weekend storm

     
    Forecasters say it's much too early to determine where and how much snow will fall Sunday. But here is the speculation so far. Update 4:30 p.m. The National Weather Service forecast discussion: "SNOWFALL AMOUNT CONFIDENCE IS LOWER FOR THE WASHINGTON......
  • Baltimore may see snow, but will likely miss big accumulation

     
    While Baltimore might see some snow on Sunday, the latest forecasts are calling for the area to be spared from major accumulations.According to the National Weather Service, the area could see light snow over the course of the day as......
  • Cold front: 40s here, 70s in southern Va.

     
    One of the fascinating things about springtime weather in these parts is the battle between persistent cold air to our north and rapidly warming air to our south. And today provides a terrific example.With a low-pressure system approaching from the...
  • NWS: "Winter has not quite retired yet"

     
    There are more snowflake icons on the seven-day forecast from the National Weather Service this week. A stubborn high-pressure system parked over Central Canada is pumping lots of cold air into the Eastern United States. Add a series of weak......
  • 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...
  • Waiting for Storm to Hit and Thinking Of Mike Tyson

    Waiting for Storm to Hit and Thinking Of Mike Tyson
    It is Monday morning and snowing lightly as the end of civilization slowly meanders up the coast. I am working from home this day, not because I am considered non-essential, which I am, but because I am a veteran of Hartford traffic and know that if you...
  • Ask Tom: Could a rainstorm, if it fell as snow, beat the blizzard of '67?

    Ask Tom: Could a rainstorm, if it fell as snow, beat the blizzard of '67?
    Tom, What is the formula for converting inches of rain to inches of snow? Could a summer rainstorm, if it fell as snow, beat the blizzard of 1967? — John Tolley, Chicago Dear John, On average, 1 inch of rain equates to 10 inches of snow, a...
  • How to wallow in the wintry weather

    How to wallow in the wintry weather
    Warning! All Chicago citizens! Warning! The Chicagoland Bureau of Weather Alarms has just issued an alert for the metropolitan area and beyond, ranging as far south as Kankakee and as far north as Scott Walker. Citizens of the Chicago metropolis are...
  • Beach trip: A dandy tradition

    Beach trip: A dandy tradition
    At first blush, it might not seem that Florida is as rich in holiday traditions as, say, New England, what with all the temperate weather and beaches here in the Sunshine State. Not so, all you smug Northern hot-chocolate sippers! Take it from this...