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  • Early gift to Christmas travelers: Winter storm weakens

    Travelers got an early Christmas present from Mother Nature on Wednesday when a cold front that forecasters feared could have dumped up to 6 inches of snow over Chicago’s airports moved farther east and waned as temperatures rose. Air travel...
  • Ask Tom: Which Chicago Christmas was the coldest? The warmest?

    Dear Tom, When did Chicago experience its coldest and warmest Christmases? — Stephen Verhaeren, Palos Park Dear Stephen, As unusual as it seems, Chicago's coldest and warmest Christmases came back to back in 1982 and 1983. Christmas 1982 was...
  • Christmas quiz will test your knowledge of holiday season

    I used to torment my parents on Christmas morning by waking up in the middle of the night and asking them if it was time to get up. They would send me and my sister back to bed, but we were so excited we'd return every 15 minutes until they finally gave...
  • No white Christmas in South Florida - again

    No white Christmas in South Florida - again
    Merry Christmas! Although some might be wishing for a white Christmas, sorry to report, it probably won't snow here in South Florida today. Indeed, since regular weather observations started in 1860, no white stuff has ever been recorded in these...
  • First manual measurement of Sierra snowpack to occur next week

    First manual measurement of Sierra snowpack to occur next week
    The winter's first manual measurement of the Sierra Nevada snowpack will take place next week, state officials said Tuesday, eager for any signs of relief from one of California's worst droughts in a century of record-keeping. The snowpack is crucial to...
  • Tornadoes kill four people, cause major damage in Mississippi

    Tornadoes unleashed by thunderstorms along the U.S. Gulf Coast ripped through southeastern Mississippi on Tuesday, killing four people, injuring many and causing extensive damage, authorities said. One of the heaviest-hit areas was a commercial...
  • World Cup preparations loom over test series

    Final preparations for the World Cup loom large over the upcoming test series between New Zealand and Sri Lanka, which starts at the Hagley Oval on Friday, with seven one-day games to follow the two matches in Christchurch and Wellington. Both sides will...
  • Ask Tom: How are freezing rain and sleet different?

    Dear Tom, What is the difference between freezing rain and sleet? — James Rider, Chicago Dear James, Geographer George Kimble has said, "Nothing is so likely to make weather news in the winter as an ice storm," and he was referring to the...
  • Rain changing over to wet snow before ending later Wednesday

    A steady rain should gradually change to a wet snow across the Chicago area Wednesday afternoon into the evening. The center of a northward-moving, deepening low pressure system is expected to track through Indiana into Lower Michigan during the day...
  • 'Canes brave elements in Shreveport, Duke Johnson says decision made

    'Canes brave elements in Shreveport, Duke Johnson says decision made
    When the Hurricanes arrived in Shreveport on Monday afternoon, they took to the practice field under sunny skies and temperatures in the mid 60s. That wasn’t the case Tuesday when temperatures dropped into the 50s, the wind kicked up and it rained...
  • Drizzle, temperatures in 40s forecast Tuesday

    A rainy pattern continues Tuesday with drizzle and temperatures in the 40s. Light rain is possible in the morning and afternoon hours, with heavier rain showers likely Tuesday night. Afternoon highs are forecast in the mid-40s. Warm air and...