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Winter Weather and Blizzards

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  • Snow talk cranks up

     
    It is way too early in the season to be writing about snow, but I don't see how I can avoid it this afternoon. Both Eric the Red and AccuWeather.com are posting snow chatter, even snow maps. It's Oct. 27!A......
  • Trick or Treat? Five or more in. of snow due Sat.

     
    This is some sort of cruel joke, right? The old weather guy goes out with not just a farewell cake, but an October snowstorm, too? Really?!?Alas, that appears to be the case. The National Weather Service has posted a Winter......
  • Showery midweek will yield to "fallish" weekend

     
    A pair of cold fronts will punctuate the week for Central Maryland, ushering in a fine day on Tuesday, a rainy couple of days at mid-week, followed by a sunny and cool autumn weekend.The first frontal system is due through the......
  • October 1940 snowstorm doused the lights

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:We’ve had earlier snowfalls, but the 1.3-inch storm on Oct. 19-20, 1940 dropped the deepest October snow here since the 2.5-inch storm in 1925. Slick suburban streets caused several serious accidents, one fatal, and...
  • The State of the Union? Blah-Blah-Blah

    In case you missed Tuesday night's State of the Union address, here is a 30-second recap: Mr. Speaker the President of the … Clap-Clap-Clap Handshakes-Handshakes-Handshakes. Backslaps-Backslaps-Backslaps. Podium-Smile-Wave Mr. Speaker,...
  • Kevin Hunt: How Not To Drive Like An Idiot On Snow And Ice

     Kevin Hunt: How Not To Drive Like An Idiot On Snow And Ice
    It's no secret, at least in Connecticut, that this state has the country's best drivers on snow and ice. Who could question a state that, when snow falls, remains so remarkably calm and accident-free, with virtually no traffic tie-ups or slowdowns,...
  • My List Of Causes Of Highway Traffic Backups

    Aside from accidents and, oh, morons, what causes highway traffic backups? I mean, you're tooling down the highway, zipping right along when for no discernible reason — screech — traffic slows to a crawl or a complete stop. And then just...
  • Daylight-saving time casts the Lehigh Valley into darkness at the wrong time

    They have this "spring ahead, fall back" business completely backward. Do you know what time the sun sets for the Lehigh Valley this evening? By golly, it's not even evening, unless you are from the South, where they have the demented idea that...
  • Jim Shea: Foley Cementing New Yorkers Support for CT Governor's Race?

    Tom Foley was back in the news this past week, and it had nothing to with his driving, or reports that he had become deceased, which he hadn't. This time Foley's appearance in the news was, I guess you would call it, self inflicted. He suddenly appeared...
  • 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...
  • Trick Or treat'ing is good to go this weekend

    Trick Or treat'ing is good to go this weekend
    It’s the battle of the really cool nicknames this weekend on twitter as Snow-tober is taking on Hallo-weekend for dominance.  In the state it is all about hallo-weekend with mild to cool weather settling in through Monday.  There is going to be a...