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Winter Weather and Blizzards

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  • Meteorological winter ends but not snow and cold

    Saturday marks the end of the December-February meteorological winter period, but as the winter of 2014-15, heavily back-loaded with snow and cold, comes to an end, the city is facing yet another round of snow and cold. Saturday will likely dawn with a...
  • Weekend storm expected to bring cold, snow to Southern California

    Weekend storm expected to bring cold, snow to Southern California
    A cold winter storm will dust area mountains with several inches of snow and bring much-needed rain to Los Angeles County this weekend. Showers could start as early as Friday afternoon, when there's a 30% chance it could rain in Los Angeles, Ventura and...
  • Too close for comfort: February not likely to break record for coldest

    Too close for comfort: February not likely to break record for coldest
    The cold is going to have to kick it down another level if it wants to break a record for February. As of midnight, the average temperature for the month was 15.8 degrees, nearly 12 degrees below normal but still 1.2 degrees shy of the coldest...
  • February setting records for cold, snow -- but no top prize

    February setting records for cold, snow -- but no top prize
    The Second City has seen the second coldest February on record. Chicago may see the second snowiest February as well, although meteorologists say the chance is slim. As of Friday morning, the average temperature for the month was 15.2 degrees,...
  • After heavy lake-effect snow, February now 3rd snowiest on record

    After heavy lake-effect snow, February now 3rd snowiest on record
    This month is now the third-snowiest February on record as a daylong bluster of lake-effect snow dumped as much as 8 inches across the Chicago area. A lake-effect snow warning was issued Thursday morning and remained in effect until Friday morning in...
  • Ice may persist; abnormal cold forecast to continue this week

    Ice may persist; abnormal cold forecast to continue this week
    Wind chills in the teens and icy conditions are forecast Monday as a pattern of frigid temperatures returns for the week. After hovering in the mid-30s overnight, temperatures fell into the 20s Monday morning and could remain as cold possibly until...
  • Up to 7 inches of new snow predicted for Peninsula tonight

    Up to 7 inches of new snow predicted for Peninsula tonight
    The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning covering all of South Central and Southeast Virginia. The warning will be in effect from 7 p.m. Wednesday through 1 p.m. Thursday.  Updated forecast models Wednesday morning predict the...
  • Forecasters watching chances for light snow Thursday, Sunday

    Forecasters watching chances for light snow Thursday, Sunday
    A storm likely to drop a couple of inches of snow across North Carolina could bring some light flakes to Maryland on Thursday, and forecasters are also eyeing a possible rain/snow mix around Baltimore on Sunday. An area of low pressure is expected to...
  • Massive snowstorm closes schools in Chicago, some suburbs

    Massive snowstorm closes schools in Chicago, some suburbs
    Hundreds of thousands of schoolchildren across the Chicago area will stay home from school Monday after Sunday's snowstorm dropped more than a foot of snow. Chicago Public Schools on Sunday evening announced its third weather-related closing this year....
  • The Chicago Blizzard of 1967

    The Chicago Blizzard of 1967
    At 5:02 a.m. on this date, it began to snow. Nothing remarkable about that. It was January in Chicago, and, besides, 4 inches of snow had been predicted. But it kept snowing, all through this miserable Thursday and into early Friday morning, until it...
  • Vernon area was well-prepared for snowstorm

    Vernon area was well-prepared for snowstorm
    While the first major snowstorm of this winter wasn't quite as major as expected, Vernon was among towns that were so well-prepared that the approximately 16 inches that fell created hardly any significant problems for emergency service workers. Vernon'...