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Winter Weather and Blizzards

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  • Blizzard Of 1978

    The first flakes fell just before noon. By nightfall, gale-force winds were sculpting massive snowdrifts. Long Island Sound bucked and surged against the shoreline. Hundreds of cars were stranded along the state's highways, and thousands of people sought...
  • Snowfall takes bite out of city budget

     Snowfall takes bite out of city budget
    The snow sandwich that has forced Chicagoans to lean into their shovel handles and idle in slushy traffic jams with annoying frequency in recent weeks also has dug into the city’s winter street plowing budget. Snow removal in November and December...
  • 'Duck Dynasty' mess has made A&E a sitting duck

    'Duck Dynasty' mess has made A&E a sitting duck
    Sometimes it is best to see if a fire will extinguish itself naturally rather than try to put it out. That's something A&E might have considered before rushing to pull Phil Robertson from filming of the network's hit reality show "Duck Dynasty," about...
  • Winter weather advisory issued as officials warn of snow, sleet, slick roads

    Winter weather advisory issued as officials warn of snow, sleet, slick roads
    Freezing rain and snow could make roads treacherous across the Chicago region today, according to meteorologists. The National Weather Service this morning issued a hazardous weather outlook for north central Illinois, northeast Illinois and northwest...
  • Five die in Kentucky flooding; record heat in New York

    Five people were reported killed by flooding in Kentucky on a weekend that included snow in the Midwest and New England, tornadoes in the South and record heat in New York. Almost half a million customers were reportedly without power across Michigan...
  • Tracking weekend weather: Rain, ice or snow?

    Tracking weekend weather: Rain, ice or snow?
    Flooding, ice storms, heavy snow.  Take your pick for the weekend. The only sure thing is that a major storm churning out of California is headed this way. One early model suggested as much as 8 inches of snow could hit the Chicago area on Sunday, but...
  • Power outages, parcel delivery woes mar Christmas for thousands

    All that tens of thousands of people really wanted for Christmas was to have their electricity back after fierce ice storms brought down power lines in a wide swath from Michigan through parts of upstate New York to frigid New England and Canada. More...
  • Traffic: Icy conditions closes northbound Jones Falls Expressway

    Traffic: Icy conditions closes northbound Jones Falls Expressway
    The Baltimore City Department of Transportation reported on Thursday morning that the northbound Jones Falls Expressway has been closed at Falls Road due to icy conditions. Baltimore DOT reported at 10:20 a.m. that traffic impact due to the incident is...
  • Breast density law new tool in detection of cancer

    Breast density law new tool in detection of cancer
    Women with dense breast tissue will now get an extra warning about cancer. Dense breast tissue, while common in women, can make it harder to detect breast cancer. A new state law requires doctors to send women with dense breast tissue a special letter...
  • Activision Blizzard Plays Up Hit Franchises, But 'World of Warcraft' Losing More Gamers

    While Activision Blizzard can regularly tout the success of franchises like "Call of Duty" and "Skylanders," it's seeing more gamers leave its "World of Warcraft" as competition heats up in the videogames biz. "World of Warcraft" counted 7.7 million...
  • Eight entertainment cancelations for tonight announced

     
    Eight entertainment cancellations have been announced because of the snowstorm. The “Very Slambovian Christmas Concert” by Gandalf Murphy's Grand Slambovians, scheduled for tonoght at Listen Live! Music at The Macungie Institute in Macungie...