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Winter Weather and Blizzards

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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Not even snow quiets New Trier jazz fest

     Not even snow quiets New Trier jazz fest
    As any jazz musician knows, "improvisation" can be the key to success. That was on display in abundance at Saturday's 31st annual Frank Mantooth Jazz Festival at New Trier High School, with almost one-third of the bands canceling due to a snow storm....
  • Freezing rain, wintry mix throughout Baltimore region overnight

    Freezing rain, wintry mix throughout Baltimore region overnight
    Areas north and west of Baltimore are likely to wake up Wednesday to a layer of ice, possibly on top of an inch or two of snow and sleet, with winter storm warnings and freezing rain advisories across the region overnight. As of midnight, winter storm...
  • 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....
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Roads 'terrible' in suburbs

    Roads 'terrible' in suburbs
    Road crews were out in full force in the Wheaton and Glen Ellyn area on Wednesday morning, trying to keep up with the falling snow. Wheaton road superintendent Mike Wakefield described with roads with one word: “terrible.” “The...
  • Snow, ice wreak havoc in Northeast as second storm in a week blows in

    Snow, ice wreak havoc in Northeast as second storm in a week blows in
    NEW YORK -- Roads were closed, transit was thrown into turmoil, a store awning collapsed and thousands of people were without power Wednesday as the second storm this week dumped heavy snow across the Northeast and left streets coated with ice. “...
  • Snow hits hard in Arlington Heights

    Snow hits hard in Arlington Heights
    Arlington Heights got about six inches in the latest snow storm today, with a heavier burst of what looked like lake effect snow between 8-11 a.m., said Cris Papierniak, assistant director of public works. "We had a full arsenal of crews out there...
  • Shortage forces limited use of road salt in Oak Park

    Shortage forces limited use of road salt in Oak Park
    Oak Park crews worked to clear blowing snow through Tuesday night and into Wednesday, Oak Park Spokesman David Powers said. The Public Works Department conserved the village's dwindling supply of salt, applying it to main streets, but salting...