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Winter Weather and Blizzards

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  • Glenview, Northbrook tackle more snowfall

    Glenview, Northbrook tackle more snowfall
    Rapid snowfall this morning slowed down commuters in Glenview and Northbrook, as well as other nearby suburbs, as local public works crews tried to keep up. "It was a very slow rush hour," said Jerry Burke, director of Glenview's public works...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Remembering Ted Schaefer

    Remembering Ted Schaefer
    Forever cursed, that shabby little Lincolnwood Mall on Touhy. The day before Halloween, 2012: Planted ankle-deep in a heap of scattered shoes while my daughters ransacked Payless for potential costume footwear. "Hurry up and pick, girls. No one's going to...
  • 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...
  • Polar vortex, polar pig and other weird ways to describe this weather

    Polar vortex, polar pig and other weird ways to describe this weather
    Why does Chicago feel like the Arctic today? It's because of the polar vortex. Oh, ok. Wait, what is the polar vortex? While there's a lot of meteorological science behind it, it's actually pretty easy to explain. According to the website...
  • Daylight-saving time casts the Lehigh Valley into darkness at the wrong time

    They have this "spring ahead, fall back" business completely backward. Do you know what time the sun sets for the Lehigh Valley this evening? By golly, it's not even evening, unless you are from the South, where they have the demented idea that...
  • Storm in Northeast delays or cancels more than 5,000 flights

    Freezing temperatures and heavy snow in the Northeast section of the nation are to blame for the cancellation and delay of more than 5,000 flights. The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning for the eastern New York and western New...
  • Storm multiplied day-before-Thanksgiving flight cancellations

    Storm multiplied day-before-Thanksgiving flight cancellations
    The busiest travel day of the year collided with an ugly storm that swept up from the Southeast to the East Coast, drifting into the nation's busiest airspace. The results were 667 canceled flights and 6,435 flights delayed at least 15 minutes on the...
  • Snow day? East Coast retailers dump discounts and deals on shoppers

    Baby, it’s cold outside, especially if you’re stuck in the mounds of snow currently blanketing much of the East Coast. But while airlines are canceling flights and schools are rescheduling classes, retailers are treating the storm as another...
  • Holiday hiring hits 14-year high, followed by layoff concerns

    Holiday hiring hits 14-year high, followed by layoff concerns
    Retailers taking on an army of seasonal workers in December helped push overall holiday hiring levels to a 14-year peak this year, according to a new report. But the better-than-expected increase of 801,100 jobs over the final three months of the year...