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Winter Weather and Blizzards

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  • Forecasters watching chances for 'major winter storm' Thursday

    Forecasters watching chances for 'major winter storm' Thursday
    Weather forecasting models are suggesting a snow-heavy system will track up the East Coast from the Carolinas late Wednesday through Thursday. But forecasters aren't making specific accumulation predictions yet, other than to caution of the...
  • Atlanta braces for storm, stocking up on food, water -- beer too

    Atlanta braces for storm, stocking up on food, water -- beer too
    A flake of snow had yet to hit the ground Monday, but Atlanta's grocery stores were already packed with shoppers afraid of disaster. Fruits and breakfast foods were popular. So were wines. One young man at a Sam's Club commanded a shopping cart packed...
  • Strongest winter storm in years could bring nearly a foot of snow to state

    Strongest winter storm in years could bring nearly a foot of snow to state
    Meteorologists were expecting the heaviest snowfall of an already frigid and snowy season Thursday, with the region forecast to wake up to a blanket of snow and to endure an icy mix of precipitation through the afternoon. The National Weather Service...
  • Suburbs struggle with salt shortage, Chicago says it's OK

    Suburbs struggle with salt shortage, Chicago says it's OK
    In the midst of a rough winter, some municipalities are rationing their road salt supplies given a regional shortage -- but Chicago officials say they're not worried about the city's salt supply. This season's above-average snowfall and deep-freeze...
  • More than 5 inches of snow, ice ahead for Baltimore region this week

    More than 5 inches of snow, ice ahead for Baltimore region this week
    This weekend's warm weather was only a tease, it seems — two storms this week could bring more than 5 inches of rain and snow in parts of the Baltimore region, according to the National Weather Service. A "quick-hitting" rain storm Sunday night...
  • New winter storm watch issued for northern counties Tuesday night

    New winter storm watch issued for northern counties Tuesday night
    With one underperforming snow system having come and gone, a new winter storm watch is in effect for areas northwest of Baltimore for freezing rain Tuesday night into Wednesday. The storm watch is in effect for northern Baltimore County and Carroll...
  • 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,...
  • Tuesday: Mostly sunny and warm

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny and warm
    While it's expected to snow in the Florida Panhandle today, it should be mostly sunny and warm in these parts after some morning fog. Before dawn, the National Weather Service issued a dense fog advisory for most of inland South Florida.  The advisory...
  • Broadway Box Office: Snowstorm Softens Sales at Shows All Over the Street

    Last week's blizzard blew a chill wind over the Broadway box office, further softening up sales in a month that is often one of the Main Stem's cruelest. The severe stormfront, dumping some 11" of snow in Central Park, made it even harder for...
  • Vivendi Cuts Stake in 'Call of Duty' Maker Activision Blizzard

    Vivendi will cut its stake in Activision Blizzard, the video game company behind "World of Warcraft" and "Call of Duty," in a deal worth $850 million, the media company said Thursday. The French company's decision to divest itself of 41.5 million...
  • Snow rollers: Rare, strange phenomena eerily made by winter freeze

    They are called snow rollers and they look like something out of a Stephen King travel guide to the Arctic Circle -- weird, cylindrical snow formations created in the middle of nowhere without the benefit of human touch. And the sight of them provides...