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Winter Weather and Blizzards

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  • Blizzard Babies takes its name from real deal

    Blizzard Babies takes its name from  real deal
    While the rest of Chicago was shoveling out from the snowy depths of the big blizzard of 2011, a trio of musically inclined local gals used its time productively, forming the dark, surfy quartet now known as Blizzard Babies. The hope in forming the...
  • Customers to feel polar vortex in utility bills

    Customers to feel polar vortex in utility bills
    When a woman from Nordic Energy called 72-year-old John Staunton and offered him a cheap rate on electricity, he signed up. His roommate wastes a lot of electricity, he said, by sleeping with the TV on. The first month, the bill came as promised —...
  • Shailene Woodley's 'White Bird in a Blizzard' Gets North American Distribution

    Magnolia Pictures has acquired the North American distribution rights to the Shailene Woodley-starrer "White Bird in a Blizzard" and plans a theatrical release for later this year. Gregg Araki directed from his own script, based on Laura Kasischke's...
  • 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...
  • AAA sees record volume of calls for roadside assistance in January

    AAA sees record volume of calls for roadside assistance in January
    More people called AAA Mid-Atlantic for emergency roadside assistance in January than in any previous month on record, the organization said Monday. About a quarter of the calls were in Maryland. Through snow storms and severe cold snaps that affected...
  • 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...
  • More wintry weather ahead, with freezing rain Tue. night, snow possible Sat.

    More wintry weather ahead, with freezing rain Tue. night, snow possible Sat.
    On the heels of a wintry weather system that dropped less snow than expected in the Baltimore region Monday, a new batch of storm watches were set for Tuesday night into Wednesday, with a quarter of an inch of ice possible northwest of the city....
  • Snowstorms mark winter of discontent for two-thirds of U.S.

    For as much as two-thirds of the United States, this has, indeed, been the winter of our discontent. Even as a harsh storm was dropping as much as 10 inches of snow on parts of the Midwest, especially Kansas, that same system was moving east and was...
  • 5 inches or more of snow this evening through Wednesday morning

    5 inches or more of snow this evening through Wednesday morning
    A winter storm is expected to continue until daybreak Wednesday, marking the 33rd and 34th days we've seen measurable snow this winter. "It's going to be spreading north into the area, moving into the South Side of Chicago mid-to-late this afternoon,...