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Winter Weather and Blizzards

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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......
  • Naperville warns of potential flooding

    Naperville warns of potential flooding
    Naperville is asking residents to make sure snow isn't blocking their storm drains during anticipated rainfall. The rain and snow coupled with a frozen ground can cause flooding, officials said in a news release. The city also is recommending that...
  • Highland Park, Deerfield recap toll taken by snow, cold

    Highland Park, Deerfield recap toll taken by snow, cold
    Winter storms on New Year's Eve and Jan. 4 dumped the lion's share of between 21 and 23 inches worth of snow that fell on Highland Park and Deerfield – something that led to tons of salt being used and thousands of gallons of de-icing liquid....
  • Near northwest suburbs brace for more cold

    Near northwest suburbs brace for more cold
    As Mother Nature continues to serve up expletive-producing temperatures and wind chills well below zero, the near northwest suburbs once again face extreme cold. Most area schoolchildren will have yet another extended weekend, as districts 219, 207, 62,...
  • 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...
  • Xbox One, PlayStation 4 fuel 50% spike in video game console sales

    Xbox One, PlayStation 4 fuel 50% spike in video game console sales
    The new Xbox One and PlayStation 4 fueled a 50% spike in video game console sales in December, compared with a year earlier, as enthusiasts rushed to buy the latest systems. Micrososoft's Xbox One was the top-selling console in December, but Sony's...