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Winter Weather and Blizzards

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  • Small number of ice storm outages left to be repaired Saturday

    Small number of ice storm outages left to be repaired Saturday
    Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. officials said they had restored nearly all the outages associated with Wednesday's ice storm by Saturday morning, but were contacting some customers who will enter a fourth day without electricity. Winds weighing on...
  • Pacific storm drenches parts of Northern California

    A Pacific storm system spreading across Northern California this weekend is delivering a welcome drenching to parts of the drought-stricken state, dumping copious amounts of rain on the coastal range north of San Francisco and several feet of snow on...
  • 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...
  • Cold snaps makes instruments crackle and pop

     
    The second fret had become buzzy on my vintage mandolin. Not a crisis for a person of my skill level, but since the top on my son’s acoustic guitar had just developed a crack, I took both instruments to Jim......
  • 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...
  • Cold temperatures, roof collapses mark winter's latest icy turn

    For those in the Midwest and Northeast who enjoyed a brief respite from the nastiness of winter, the bad news is that a new storm on Friday was tracking its way through the regions, bringing a return of rain, slush, sleet and snow. The new storm,...
  • Polar Vortex II, or is it III? Whatever, more frigid misery on the way

    Polar Vortex II, or is it III? Whatever, more frigid misery on the way
    Spring is less than a month away, but be prepared to first pay the toll for its arrival with the return of the polar vortex.  Frigid air will be back in much of the nation this week, with temperatures expected to plummet by more than 30 degrees in...
  • 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...
  • Holiday hiring hits 14-year high, followed by layoff concerns

    Holiday hiring hits 14-year high, followed by layoff concerns
    Retailers taking on an army of seasonal workers in December helped push overall holiday hiring levels to a 14-year peak this year, according to a new report. But the better-than-expected increase of 801,100 jobs over the final three months of the year...
  • 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...