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Winter Weather and Blizzards

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  • Pacific storm drenches parts of Northern California

    A Pacific storm system spreading across Northern California this weekend is delivering a welcome drenching to parts of the drought-stricken state, dumping copious amounts of rain on the coastal range north of San Francisco and several feet of snow on...
  • 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...
  • 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......
  • 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...
  • Cold temperatures, roof collapses mark winter's latest icy turn

    For those in the Midwest and Northeast who enjoyed a brief respite from the nastiness of winter, the bad news is that a new storm on Friday was tracking its way through the regions, bringing a return of rain, slush, sleet and snow. The new storm,...
  • Polar Vortex II, or is it III? Whatever, more frigid misery on the way

    Polar Vortex II, or is it III? Whatever, more frigid misery on the way
    Spring is less than a month away, but be prepared to first pay the toll for its arrival with the return of the polar vortex.  Frigid air will be back in much of the nation this week, with temperatures expected to plummet by more than 30 degrees in...
  • Devastating Winds Raked State During Historic Hurricanes

    Devastating Winds Raked State During Historic Hurricanes
    In August 1635, Connecticut consisted of a tiny settlement in Wethersfield and a crude fort in Old Saybrook. This was probably a good thing. It limited the devastation when the Great Colonial Hurricane arrived. The ocean surge from this welcome-to-the-...
  • 'Treacherous' driving conditions impact travel

    'Treacherous' driving conditions impact travel
    Indiana and Illinois State Police after warning motorists to drive cautiously or even rethink your trip because of hazardous roads this afternoon across the region. A winter storm warning was issued at 3:17 p.m. for Will, Kendall, and Grundy counties...
  • Minor Wins, Major Losses: Pro Sports Franchise Dreams Dashed Over And Over

    Minor Wins, Major Losses: Pro Sports Franchise Dreams Dashed Over And Over
    The news arrived to readers of The Courant on the morning of March 8, 1877, seven weeks before the start of the second National League baseball season. Hartford, a charter member, was deemed unacceptable as a major league market. The city's "base ball"...
  • Broadway Box Office: Snowstorm Softens Sales at Shows All Over the Street

    Last week's blizzard blew a chill wind over the Broadway box office, further softening up sales in a month that is often one of the Main Stem's cruelest. The severe stormfront, dumping some 11" of snow in Central Park, made it even harder for...