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  • Snow costs pile up in Maryland

    Snow costs pile up in Maryland
    With a snowstorm in the forecast that could be the biggest in March in two decades, local governments are breaking their winter weather response budgets, and some are running low on salt. A cold front is expected to move in overnight Wednesday, bringing...
  • Hail covers H.B. sand; voluntary evacuations in Newport

    Hail covers H.B. sand; voluntary evacuations in Newport
    Hail fell along some Orange County beaches Monday, and warnings about lightning strikes prompted voluntary evacuations near the water in Newport Beach. Small hail fell an inch deep in Huntington Beach, according to the National Weather Service. Photos...
  • The science behind hail on Southern California beaches

    The science behind hail on Southern California beaches
    So what is the science behind the hail that fell Monday on some Southern California beaches? Pea-sized hail coated miles of sand in Huntington Beach just before 11 a.m. as thunderstorms lingered for about 30 minutes. Hail nearly an inch deep blanketed...
  • D39, D37 officials take closer look at cold weather closings

    D39, D37 officials take closer look at cold weather closings
    Wilmette School District 39 and Avoca School District 37 officials are considering tweaking school closing policies after realizing that schools and students alike can handle the cold weather better than they thought. Keys to doing so successfully...
  • Ice could impact evening commute; winter storm watch for Thursday

    Ice could impact evening commute; winter storm watch for Thursday
    A winter weather advisory is in effect through Tuesday night's commute, and a winter storm watch is meanwhile posted warning of the potential for 5 inches of snow Thursday. Up to half an inch of snow and sleet and a tenth of an inch of ice is possible...
  • Snow and sleet, followed by rain, for southern New England

    More snow and sleet, followed by rain, are expected to make roads slippery into Wednesday across southern New England. The National Weather Service says most of Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island will see 2 to 5 inches of snow and a trace of...
  • Ice slows business, traffic on Northeast, Midwest waterways

    Waterways around the Northeast and the Midwest are beset by ice more than a foot thick in some places, making life miserable for people who make their living on the water. Portland resident Scott Werner said this winter has been "a horror show" for him...
  • Heavy snow hits Arizona, hail turns California beach white

    A winter storm has brought snow and rain to Arizona, with heavy snow forcing schools, government offices in the northern part of the state and the Grand Canyon's visitor centers to close Monday. Another 4 to 10 inches of snow were forecast for areas...
  • Snow-beleaguered Boston poised to set all-time record

    As Boston neared its all-time snowfall record, the rest of the country continued dealing with the nastiness of one of the worst winters ever recorded. Boston is likely to make the history charts this week by surpassing its record for snowfall in a...
  • New Jersey faces more snow, sleet and rain

    New Jersey faces another round of winter weather that could slow the ride home from work. Winter weather advisories are in effect for most of the state from 3 p.m. Tuesday until 1 a.m. Wednesday. The National Weather Service is predicting snow and sleet...
  • Heavy rain could bring minor flooding to Pittsburgh area

    A flood watch is in effect for parts of western Pennsylvania. The National Weather Service says the Monongahela River could reach minor flood stage by Thursday morning at the Charleroi and Elizabeth locks. Small riverfront communities could see creeks...