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Winter Weather and Blizzards

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  • Moran: Political careers can hinge on snow removal

    Moran: Political careers can hinge on snow removal
    There was a calm after the storm, and not just metaphorically. This was why shoveling 2 inches of snow on Tuesday night in windless 28-degree weather actually felt invigorating rather than miserable – it was a beautiful winter night, proving that...
  • Snow of 'historic proportions' has kept Oswego busy

    The recent blizzard, and the snow that keeps falling around the area, has been a challenge to many towns, including Oswego. The recent blizzard, and the snow that keeps falling around the area, has been a challenge to many towns, including Oswego....
  • Variables made Sunday's storm hard to predict

     Variables made Sunday's storm hard to predict
    A week ago, Chicago appeared to be in for some light, forgettable snow over Super Bowl Sunday. But Monday morning people awoke to the remains of the fifth-largest snowstorm in the city's history — more than 19 inches of snow — and the...
  • Fox Valley digs out after Super Bowl blizzard

    Fox Valley digs out after Super Bowl blizzard
    Brian Castro of Aurora was riding his bicycle in downtown Geneva Sunday morning 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 handle even the...
  • Patriots, Seahawks fans in Chicago brave blizzard to reach team bars

     Patriots, Seahawks fans in Chicago brave blizzard to reach team bars
    Chicago fans of the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots braved Sunday's blizzard to arrive at team bars to cheer on their squads for the Super Bowl. At Newport Bar and Grill in the Lakeview neighborhood, 20 to 30 Seahawks fans were waiting outside...
  • Sunday's blizzard ranks among Chicago's top 10

    Chicago's good winter has taken a bad turn. Through Saturday, seasonal snowfall had been subpar, and the city's biggest snow was just 4 inches, on Jan. 4-5. All that changed as light snow began Saturday evening and steadily intensified into a full-scale...
  • The Chicago Blizzard of 1967

    The Chicago Blizzard of 1967
    At 5:02 a.m. on this date, it began to snow. Nothing remarkable about that. It was January in Chicago, and, besides, 4 inches of snow had been predicted. But it kept snowing, all through this miserable Thursday and into early Friday morning, until it...
  • Super Bowl Blizzard blankets Lake County

    Super Bowl Blizzard blankets Lake County
    More than 10 inches of snow had already blanketed Lake County before kick-off of the big game on Sunday during a winter storm that looks to go down in history as the Super Bowl Blizzard. Snow that began to fall late Saturday had piled up to a reported 6...
  • Ask Tom: What weather conditions create a blizzard?

    Dear Tom, What weather conditions create a blizzard? — Fran Lott, Chicago Dear Fran, The National Weather Service defines a blizzard as an intense winter storm containing sustained winds of 35 mph or higher and sufficient falling and/or...
  • 'Frozen' show goes on despite blizzard

     'Frozen' show goes on despite blizzard
    A driving wind and piles of snow did not deter kids in colorful costumes and their bundled-up families from attending Disney on Ice's Frozen show Sunday morning at the United Center. The 7 p.m. show was canceled because of the weather, but two...
  • Man who shoveled snow from Boston Marathon finish line identified

    Man who shoveled snow from Boston Marathon finish line identified
    A mystery man who shoveled the Boston Marathon finish line during the blizzard, becoming a symbol of the city’s spirit, was identified Wednesday as a bartender working down the street from the area where two pressure-cooker bombs shattered a...