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Winter Weather and Blizzards

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  • Tempers flare as power outages persist in Michigan, Maine

    Flo Baerren of Lansing, Mich., was planning on giving her granddaughter a hand-knit quilt for Christmas when she went to Chicago to see family for the holidays. Instead, the 68-year-old found herself renting a room at a Hampton Inn in Jackson, 38...
  • You Call This Winter? Come To Rochester

    As a born and raised Rochestarian, trust me when I say, I know snow. With Rochester being a 15-minute drive away from Lake Ontario, an hour east of Buffalo and less than two hours from Canada, I've had my fair share of encounters with snow and all its...
  • Winter storm wreaks havoc across northern parts of nation

    NEW YORK — Some holiday travelers got an extra day of vacation Thursday — albeit waiting in an airport — as a giant winter storm barreled through the Midwest, heading for the Northeast. As of late morning, 1,735 flights had been...
  • Northeast winter storm whammy: Locals load up on essentials, etc.

    As winter storm Hercules pummels the Midwest and Northeast, I'm reminded of my childhood, walking to school in 12 feet of snow, uphill both ways. As a born and bred New Englander, I can vouch for the winter toughness of East Coasters. They're now...
  • Most snow since 2011 blizzard -- and counting

    Most snow since 2011 blizzard -- and counting
    Chicagoans rose to the first business day of the new year to find streets, sidewalks and cars covered in snow from a bout of harsh weather that had halted flights and even shut down Chicago's bike-share program. As of noon, as much as 18 inches of...
  • Snow falls ahead of frigid temperatures

    Snow falls ahead of frigid temperatures
    As much as 5 inches of snow fell Thursday evening in parts of northern Maryland ahead of wind chills expected to drop close to zero during the day Friday. Early snowfall totals included 5 inches in Bel Air, 5 inches in Columbia, 4.8 inches in...
  • Snowstorm brings early test for New York's new mayor

    NEW YORK — On his first full day in office Thursday, Mayor Bill de Blasio faced a headache that has bedeviled many a mayor before him virtually every year: a major snowstorm. At a news briefing shortly after swearing in his new police...
  • First snow of 2014 blankets Laurel, brings chilly winds

    What started as over-sized, wet snowflakes became a heavy blanket of white over streets, sidewalks and tree limbs in Laurel Thursday night as a wintry mix brought nearly a foot of snow, and was followed Friday by blustery winds and cold, cold...
  • Snow halts flights at JFK, buries streets; two deaths on East Coast

    NEW YORK -- Flights into and out of John F. Kennedy International Airport were suspended for hours Friday, at least two deaths were reported in the region and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio gave more than 1 million pupils a day off as a winter storm dumped...
  • First sub-zero temperatures since 1996 possible after fresh blanket of snow

    First sub-zero temperatures since 1996 possible after fresh blanket of snow
    Temperatures could dip below zero for the first time since 1996 early Saturday as the fresh blanket of snow and calming winds chill the region overnight, according to the National Weather Service. Forecasters are calling for a low of 1 degree below...
  • Late-weekend cold front may push temps below zero for 2 days

    Late-weekend cold front may push temps below zero for 2 days
    Repercussions from the heavy snowfall started to sound like the punch line to a joke Thursday: It snowed so much, Chicago closed its outdoor ice skating rinks. Elmhurst began dumping its snow in a quarry usually reserved for flood overflow. And the...