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Winter Weather and Blizzards

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  • New Year's storm cost taxpayers more than $100,000

    New Year's storm cost taxpayers more than $100,000
    With snow again expected in the Northwest Suburbs, officials in Arlington Heights are acutely aware that the storm from just a few weeks ago cost village taxpayers more than $100,000. The week-long storm and extreme cold began on the afternoon of New...
  • Naperville warns of potential flooding

    Naperville warns of potential flooding
    Naperville is asking residents to make sure snow isn't blocking their storm drains during anticipated rainfall. The rain and snow coupled with a frozen ground can cause flooding, officials said in a news release. The city also is recommending that...
  • Storm in Northeast delays or cancels more than 5,000 flights

    Freezing temperatures and heavy snow in the Northeast section of the nation are to blame for the cancellation and delay of more than 5,000 flights. The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning for the eastern New York and western New...
  • Highland Park, Deerfield recap toll taken by snow, cold

    Highland Park, Deerfield recap toll taken by snow, cold
    Winter storms on New Year's Eve and Jan. 4 dumped the lion's share of between 21 and 23 inches worth of snow that fell on Highland Park and Deerfield – something that led to tons of salt being used and thousands of gallons of de-icing liquid....
  • Near northwest suburbs brace for more cold

    Near northwest suburbs brace for more cold
    As Mother Nature continues to serve up expletive-producing temperatures and wind chills well below zero, the near northwest suburbs once again face extreme cold. Most area schoolchildren will have yet another extended weekend, as districts 219, 207, 62,...
  • Homer Township buys new salt spreader

    Homer Township buys new salt spreader
    Homer Township plans to purchase a new truck with salt spreader for more than $67,000 to help its maintenance department with plowing. "I owned a snow-plowing business once upon a time and this isn't a bad price," Trustee Christina Neitzke said at a...
  • Above freezing, finally, but now threat of flooding

    Above freezing, finally, but now threat of flooding
    Ten days into the new year, temperatures in Chicago are expected to pass the freezing mark for the first time in 2014 today. But there's a new threat: Flooding. Temperatures are forecast to rise into the 30s for the next five days, bringing snow, rain...
  • UCLA basketball: Alford's last game in Utah was a Harvard education

    It’s back to Salt Lake City for UCLA Coach Steve Alford, as his Bruins play Utah on Saturday afternoon. This was the scene of a red-faced moment for Alford … or, a Crimson-faced one. His last game as New Mexico’s coach was seeing...
  • Peninsula residents advised to take safety precautions during cold weather

     Peninsula residents advised to take safety precautions during cold weather
    Patient First, a chain of primary care health centers with locations in Hampton and Newport News, has some timely advice for those dealing with current weather conditions on the Peninsula: A necessary evil after a snow storm, shoveling snow can pose a...
  • 'Cyclone' hits several Midwestern states with tornadoes, snow

    A blizzard, thunderstorms and tornadoes up to two miles wide were part of a large storm system hitting several Midwestern states Friday, with forecasters expecting a wet, windy weekend. The thunderstorms and tornadoes centered over western Iowa...
  • Great Plains hit with tornadoes, snow as severe weather slams U.S.

    From the red flag warnings along California’s coast to the blizzard that dumped almost 4 feet of snow on the Great Plains, from the slew of tornadoes that damaged Midwest towns to Tropical Storm Karen crawling toward the Gulf Coast, severe weather...