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Winter Weather and Blizzards

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  • 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...
  • Storm multiplied day-before-Thanksgiving flight cancellations

    Storm multiplied day-before-Thanksgiving flight cancellations
    The busiest travel day of the year collided with an ugly storm that swept up from the Southeast to the East Coast, drifting into the nation's busiest airspace. The results were 667 canceled flights and 6,435 flights delayed at least 15 minutes on the...
  • Snow day? East Coast retailers dump discounts and deals on shoppers

    Baby, it’s cold outside, especially if you’re stuck in the mounds of snow currently blanketing much of the East Coast. But while airlines are canceling flights and schools are rescheduling classes, retailers are treating the storm as another...
  • Activision Blizzard becomes independent in $5.8-billion transaction

    Activision Blizzard becomes independent in $5.8-billion transaction
    Activision Blizzard, the world's largest video game publisher, will separate from its French media parent to become an independent, publicly traded company.  The company's managers orchestrated a complex transaction to buy back shares from French parent...
  • Activision Blizzard shares rise in response to Vivendi buy-back news

    Activision Blizzard shares rise in response to Vivendi buy-back news
    Investors reacted positively Friday morning to news that Activision Blizzard Inc. would buy back $5.8 billion in shares from its French parent company Vivendi and become an independent video game publisher. Santa Monica-based Activision said it would...
  • 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...
  • Update: Southwest and Jet Blue flights out of Bob Hope Airport affected by Northeast snow storms

    Update: Southwest and Jet Blue flights out of Bob Hope Airport affected by Northeast snow storms
    Several Southwest Airlines flights out of Bob Hope airport -- including some local flights -- are delayed due to the heavy snow storms in the Northeast. [UPDATE 2:11 p.m.: "A number of flights in the Southwest system are delayed mostly because the...
  • Weather-Beaten? Not Exactly

    Weather-Beaten? Not Exactly
    Blizzards, hurricanes, ice storms, tornadoes, heat and cold, floods and drought — we have it all here in New England. Especially the "biggies," that is, the weather events that can impact or change our lives in a matter of minutes. For that reason...
  • Weather Still Has All The Elements

    In perhaps the most frequently quoted line from The Hartford Courant, this newspaper commented in August 1897: "A well known American writer said once that, while everybody talked about the weather, nobody seemed to do anything about it." The quip,...
  • After blizzard conditions, possible record cold streak

    After blizzard conditions, possible record cold streak
    Enjoy the weekend, Chicago. A Winter Weather Advisory in effect until 10 a.m. Saturday warns of wind gusts of 35 mph that will "create considerable blowing and drifting of snow, with visibilities reduced to near zero at times, especially in open areas,"...
  • Blizzard Box Office Battle: 'Paranormal,' 'Frozen,' 'Hobbit' to Fight for First

    The opening of Paramount's "Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones" is on a collision course with Disney's "Frozen" and Warner Bros.' "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" for the first U.S. box office crown of 2014 -- though real snow put a chill on...