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Winter Weather and Blizzards

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  • AP PHOTOS: 10 worst snowstorms in Northeast US in last 60 years, plus a notable one from 1888

    The National Weather Service was predicting a "potentially historic" storm on par with some of the biggest to ever hit the densely populated northeastern U.S. In 2004, the weather service developed a scale for rating Northeast snowstorms similar to the...
  • Blizzard warnings issued in Northeast as forecasters predict 2 to 3 feet in some areas

    A "potentially historic" storm could dump 2 to 3 feet of snow from northern New Jersey to southern Maine starting Monday, crippling a region that has largely been spared so far this winter, the National Weather Service said. A blizzard warning was issued...
  • Moran: Lake County dropped the ball on the non-blizzard of 2015

    While cities from Bangor to Newark were warned about the approach of a "historic" storm that could bring two to three feet of snow, that same weather system dumped one to two inches of snow on cities from Milwaukee to Gary. Driving nearly all the way...
  • Stay Safe on the Road With NHTSA's Winter Driving Tips

     
    New York, Boston and well, basically all of the Northeast, are hunkering down as the first blizzard of 2015 pounds the area. Related: Get Winter-Ready for the Road With more than 6,000 flights canceled and Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New......
  • Northeast prepares for 'crippling and potentially historic blizzard'

    Northeast prepares for 'crippling and potentially historic blizzard'
    Snowplows at the ready, the Northeast braced for what forecasters warned could be a “crippling and potentially historic blizzard” that could dump up to 3 feet of snow from Philadelphia to Boston starting Monday. Tens of millions of...
  • Blizzard Warning Issued For Monday

    Blizzard Warning Issued For Monday
    A major winter storm is forecast to hit the state on Monday, bringing 20 to 30 inches of snow and wind gusts to 65 mph, the National Weather Service said. A blizzard warning was issued for northern New Jersey to southern Maine, and the National...
  • Blizzard in Northeast could affect airport travelers here

    Blizzard in Northeast could affect airport travelers here
    With a major blizzard sweeping across the Northeast, airline passengers flying out of Orlando's two major airports most likely can expect some effect here. And late Sunday night, FlightAware, a site that facilitates flight tracking, predicted as many as...
  • Blizzard expected for 250-mile stretch of Northeast

    Blizzard expected for 250-mile stretch of Northeast
    A "potentially historic" storm could dump 2 to 3 feet of snow from northern New Jersey to southern Maine starting Monday, crippling a region that has largely been spared so far this winter, the National Weather Service said. A blizzard warning was...
  • Northeast's next storm could produce blizzard-like conditions

    A major snowstorm with blizzard-like conditions could drop a foot or more of snow across most parts of the Northeast as they gear up for the workweek right after the first real storm of the winter hit them with rain, several inches of snow and messy...
  • Attendance dips at major Chicago museums in 2014

    Attendance dips at major Chicago museums in 2014
    Attendance at a consortium of 15 leading Chicago cultural institutions was down slightly in 2014, in large measure due to the "polar vortex" weather that began the year, but blockbuster year-end exhibitions about a rock star and a year in history kept the...
  • GPS-based snowplow tracking apps hold cities accountable, turn residents into watchdogs

    As another storm flung snow at Chicago, Alexandra Clark wondered how she'd get to work. Like an increasing number of snowbound city dwellers, she had a ready tool at hand: an app that tracks hundreds of city snowplows in close to real time. But something...