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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...
  • After snowstorm paralyzes Atlanta, drivers return to abandoned cars

    ATLANTA — As Georgia nursed a hangover from a freak winter storm, Gov. Nathan Deal took responsibility Thursday for poor preparation that led to massive gridlock in and around Atlanta, forcing drivers to sleep in their cars overnight or abandon...
  • California snowpack hits record low

    Even with the first significant storm in nearly two months dropping snow on the Sierra Nevada, Thursday's mountain snowpack measurements were the lowest for the date in more than a half-century of record keeping. At 12% of average for this time of year,...
  • La Grange to start conserving road salt

    La Grange to start conserving road salt
    As more snow approaches the Chicago area this weekend, La Grange snow crews are taking steps to conserve the village's dwindling salt supply. During the next storm, the Public Works Department will reduce the amount of salt it applies to residential...
  • Three to six inches of snow likely Monday in latest winter storm

    Three to six inches of snow likely Monday in latest winter storm
    This winter is not over yet, with forecasters now calling for more than five inches of snow in parts of the Baltimore region on Monday. Cold rain will begin turning into snow after midnight Sunday, according to a National Weather Service warning...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...