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Winter Weather and Blizzards

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  • Chicago on the northern edge of winter storm

    Chicago on the northern edge of winter storm
    As a center of low pressure moves east-northeast Saturday, a wintry mix of freezing rain, sleet and heavy wet snow will spread over the southern and central portions of Illinois and points farther east. Chicago, sitting on the northern edge of this...
  • Snow cancellations and emergencies in the Lehigh Valley

    The following cancellations and emergencies have been issued for the Lehigh Valley due to an impending snow storm, expected to hit the region Saturday, Feb. 21. A winter storm watch is in place for Lehigh and Northampton counties as 4-7 inches of snow...
  • Snow storm creates dangerous driving conditions

    Snow storm creates dangerous driving conditions
    As heavy snow started to fall Saturday afternoon, driving conditions became treacherous. Transportation officials urged residents to stay put if possible. Around 2:45 p.m. Saturday Baltimore's Department of Transportation asked drivers to stay off the...
  • Snowstorm wrapping up with downgraded totals

    Snowstorm wrapping up with downgraded totals
    The Lehigh Valley remains under a winter storm warning until 6 a.m. Sunday, though the snow that had decreased visibility Saturday afternoon had slowed by Saturday evening and was expected to end by midnight. There is a chance of freezing rain after...
  • Cold temperatures wreak havoc on Lehigh Valley

    Cold temperatures wreak havoc on Lehigh Valley
    Although this winter has been lighter on snow than last year's, the deep freeze of 2015 is wreaking its own brand of havoc across the Lehigh Valley. Arctic air was expected to push the mercury to a record low of minus 2 degrees late Thursday —...
  • Chicago to see brief reprieve from cold heading into weekend

    Chicago to see brief reprieve from cold heading into weekend
    The mercury still reads below zero early Friday morning, but the frigid cold will not again reach record lows like Chicago saw Thursday. Temperatures were as low as 5 degrees below zero in the Chicago area Friday, according to the National Weather...
  • Host of workers, volunteers helping in the extreme cold

    Host of workers, volunteers helping in the extreme cold
    Baltimore will be colder than nearly all of Alaska on Friday. The National Weather Service reports temperatures will start near zero and aren't expected to rise above 15 degrees, with wind chills as low as minus-17 degrees. In Alaska, the high Friday...
  • Record cold hit Thursday, but CPS kids back to class Friday

    Record cold hit Thursday, but CPS kids back to class Friday
    Chicago set two record-low temperatures Thursday, as the thermometer began to slide back toward subzero cold, but Chicago Public Schools announced they will be back in session Friday. The temperature at O'Hare International Airport dropped to 8 below...
  • Bundle up for below-zero temperatures by Thursday

    Bundle up for below-zero temperatures by Thursday
    Low temperatures are expected to hit Chicago on Thursday morning, with wind chills dipping as low as minus 30 degrees. The National Weather Service is predicting temperatures could possibly tie the 1936 record for Feb. 19 of minus 7 degrees. As of...
  • Why are ice cream stores open in the dead of winter?

    Why are ice cream stores open in the dead of winter?
    A few days after the Super Bowl Sunday blizzard, the temperature in Chicago upgraded to socks-moistening. Roads were a slushy gray; pedestrians everywhere played dirty snow hopscotch. In West Ridge, a steady flurry fell over a shop called Lickity Split,...
  • Wheaton, Glen Ellyn spend big to clean up after massive blizzard

    Wheaton, Glen Ellyn spend big to clean up after massive blizzard
    Wheaton and Glen Ellyn spent tens of thousands of dollars responding to the massive blizzard that dumped about 18 inches of snow in the west suburbs earlier this month. Wheaton spent about $164,000 during the storm, according to Public Works Director...