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Winter Weather and Blizzards

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  • Indiana digs out

    Indiana digs out
    No blizzard was going to stop Northwest Indiana from celebrating everyone's favorite winter holiday Sunday night. Actually, it kind of did. Many people decided to forgo their Super Bowl plans rather than brave the falling temps, wild winds and the 12-...
  • 12-foot snowdrifts force periodic runway closings at Waukegan airport

    As with most record snowstorms, the strength of the Super Bowl Blizzard of 2015 was measured in not only the snow that fell but in the wind that built drift mountains. At Waukegan Regional Airport, general manager Jim Stanczak said the official tally...
  • North, northwest suburbs dig out after blizzard

    After 19.3 inches of snow fell at O'Hare International Airport Sunday during a blizzard, Des Plaines, Glenview and Park Ridge residents were digging out slowly. While main streets in neighboring Niles and Chicago were largely clear of snow and ice Monday...
  • Lake County schools canceled, but few accidents after blizzard

    Lake County schools canceled, but few accidents after blizzard
    Snowfall measured between 13 and 17 inches around Lake County last weekend, but no major accidents or outages were reported as a result of the recent blizzard, officials said. Meanwhile, all public school districts in Libertyville, Lake Forest, Lake...
  • North Shore resurfaces after being hit by blizzard

    North Shore resurfaces after being hit by blizzard
    Students across the North Shore celebrated a sunny but cold snow day on Monday after a blizzard closed local schools. Winnetka resident Stuart Schweidel spent the morning with his daughter Ruthie, 8, at the snow hill off Hibbard Road in Winnetka. "I...
  • Park Ridge mayor questions delay in plowing Uptown lot after blizzard

    Park Ridge mayor questions delay in plowing Uptown lot after blizzard
    The decision by Park Ridge Public Works leaders to not plow a large public parking lot immediately following the weekend's blizzard was questioned by Mayor David Schmidt, who suggested it should have been made more of a priority. During the Jan. 2...
  • Tri-Cities clear up snow after Super Bowl blizzard

    Tribune reporters Brian Castro of Aurora was riding his bicycle Sunday morning in downtown Geneva heading back home after a full morning of cycling with two friends. Castro, 55, was on a specialized mountain bike equipped with extra-wide tires that...
  • 13 Chicago-area deaths related to shoveling snow

    13 Chicago-area deaths related to shoveling snow
    At least 13 people have died in Cook and DuPage counties while shoveling “heart attack” snow during the recent blizzard, according to officials. Ten of the deaths occurred in Cook County and three were reported in DuPage County, according to...
  • Governor Will Weather Second-Guessing On Storm

    Governor Will Weather Second-Guessing On Storm
    Monday-morning quarterbacks are amateurs when it comes to second-guessing. The real professionals are those who, after a storm has passed, waste no time questioning the actions taken by officials as being either too much or too little for the...
  • January's Fastest- and Slowest-Selling Cars

     
    A blizzard hitting the Northeast didn't slow down car sales in January. In fact, the time it took to sell a new car was identical to January 2014's rate of 42 days. As we've noticed during winter months ??? with......
  • Cars in Snow: 2015 Chicago Blizzard Edition

     
    One thing people seem to want more of are photos of cars covered in snow. As Chicago-based automotive journalists, we're not quite sure why this is so fascinating. Maybe it is the fact that we must uncover the cars in......