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Winter Weather and Blizzards

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  • NWS: Snowfall Totals For Connecticut

    Latest Connecticut snow fall totals measured in inches by the National Weather Service: or National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration HARTFORD COUNTY BURLINGTON 11.0 EAST HARTFORD 14.0 ENFIELD 6.5 GLASTONBURY 10.2 GRANBY 8.0 HARTFORD 9.0...
  • Daytrippers: Dashing Thru The Snow

    Daytrippers: Dashing Thru The Snow
         "Dashing through the snow.  In a one horse open sleigh…."  OK, there were actually two horses, Sunday and Tanner, but other than that, riding the sleigh at Woodacres Farm was just as idyllic as the song makes it sound.  Photog Mike and I...
  • Rick Green: Snow Storm From Space, Courtesy NASA

  • Monkton man killed in Glyndon crash on Saturday

    Monkton man killed in Glyndon crash on Saturday
    A 34-year-old Monkton man was killed in a crash in Glyndon Saturday night, police said. Police identified the man as David Wesley Blizzard, Jr. of the 500 block of Monkton Road. Blizzard was driving eastbound in the 4200 block of Worthington Ave., when...
  • Watch Joseph Kosinski's Live Action Trailer for 'Destiny'

    "Tron: Legacy" and "Oblivion" director Joseph Kosinski is returning to the sci-fi genre with a live action trailer for Activision Blizzard's video game "Destiny." The two minute trailer, "Become Legend," features a Fireteam of Guardians from the game...
  • Ask Tom: Was Chicago affected by 1888 blizzard?

    Dear Tom, What effect did the Jan. 12-13, 1888 blizzard have on Chicago? — Katy Smith, Woodstock   Dear Katy, That surprise blizzard, which paralyzed the Dakotas in January 1888 and was responsible for more than 500 fatalities, has been...
  • Could Paul McCartney's Next Hit be for Video Game 'Destiny'?

    Could a little Beatlemania rub off on Activision Blizzard's "Destiny?" Paul McCartney, who has been composing the score for the tentpole videogame, that launches Sept. 9, and was created by "Halo"-creators Bungie, will also release a single he wrote...
  • How 'Warcraft' Will Fight to Stay Relevant Before Legendary's Film Storms into Theaters in 2016

    When legendary Entertainment in 2006 announced plans to produce a movie based on Blizzard Entertainment's "Warcraft," the fantasy videogame franchise had completed a successful platform shift to the massively multiplayer online "World of Warcraft,"...
  • 73% of Sales Come from Digital in Activision Blizzard's Second Qtr.

    With "Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare," "Skylanders Trap Team" and "Destiny" launching this fall, Activision Blizzard raised its sales outlook for the rest of the year, expecting to generate $4.7 billion. That's up slightly from earlier estimates of...
  • Robin Williams to be Memorialized in 'World of Warcraft'

    Blizzard Entertainment has agreed to memorialize Robin Williams in "World of Warcraft" after fans of the late comedian petitioned the company to create a non-playable character in the fantasy game. The company announced its plan to honor Williams' memory...
  • Summer 'polar vortex' cooling off parts of U.S. while the West bakes

    Summer 'polar vortex' cooling off parts of U.S. while the West bakes
    Put away those shorts and tank tops, Chicago, and get ready for another "polar vortex." That’s what some people are calling the unseasonably cold temperatures expected to come to the northern and eastern United States next week, as a patch of cold...