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3 of the Biggest Snowstorms in Illinois History

Reboot Illinois | Posted 12.11.2014 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

Winter in Illinois is no joke. Plunging temperatures, wailing winds and driving snow are realities. But there are some snowstorms that are so severe they stick in the memory of Illinoisans longer than others. What are the most impactful snowstorms in Illinois history?

Western New York Braces For Flooding As Heavy Snow Melts

Reuters | Posted 11.23.2014 | Green

By Mark Blinch BUFFALO, Nov 23 (Reuters) - The area around Buffalo, New York braced on Sunday for potential flooding as warming tempe...

Massive Buffalo Snow Storm Traps Residents In Homes

AP | CAROLYN THOMPSON | Posted 11.20.2014 | Green

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Homeowners opened their front doors to find themselves sealed in by sheer walls of white. Shovelers turned walkways into head-h...

Freak Snowstorm Threatens To Knock Out Climate Change-Denying Governor

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

A freak early-season snowstorm has paralyzed large parts of Maine, leaving thousands without power and putting a damper on today's election. Some p...

Too Soon? Record-Early Snow Hits Parts Of United States

The Huffington Post | Katherine Boehrer | Posted 09.12.2014 | Green

Winter came a little too soon for some Americans this week, as an early-season snow storm moved through parts of the western United States. And it...

Spring Snowstorm Hits Rockies

AP | THOMAS PEIPERT | Posted 07.11.2014 | Green

DENVER (AP) — A powerful spring storm dropped more than a foot of sloppy, wet snow in parts of Colorado and Wyoming on Mother's Day, and forecasters...

A Requiem for My Snowblower

Greg Schwem | Posted 05.26.2014 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

Thousands of snow-clearing machines undoubtedly succumbed to the winter of 2013-14, a season on its way to entering history books with a curse word preceding it.

Winter Storm Warning Watch DC!

Meghan Keener | Posted 05.18.2014 | DC
Meghan Keener

Here it comes again, D.C. - snow! Then... a heat storm? Then a massive snowstorm! Then... a fiery heat wave? Our weatherman explains.

Why Talking to Your Neighbors Is Just Awful

Paul Cantor | Posted 04.22.2014 | Comedy
Paul Cantor

The more I'm talking to my neighbors, the more I realize why nobody talks to their neighbors! It's because they either have nothing to say, or way too much. There is no happy medium. You'd love it if you could keep your interactions short and sweet.

Seriously, Weather!?

AP | Posted 02.16.2014 | Green

BOSTON (AP) — Another round of snow has made its way into the Northeast as states continue to dig out from earlier storms. Snow began falling in Bo...

Why A Snowstorm Might Be The Best Thing To Happen To Single People On Valentine's Day

Huffington Post | Matthew Rappaport | Posted 02.13.2014 | Comedy

We wouldn't call a major snowstorm nailing the East coast a "good" thing, but this year it might be the perfect excuse to stay home on Valentine's Day...

How to Eliminate Downed Power Lines

Stewart Wolpin | Posted 04.12.2014 | Technology
Stewart Wolpin

What's shocking about the parallels between our recent blizzard series and the Great White Hurricane is what New York City did 125 years ago that perhaps the rest of the country, or at least those in weather damage susceptible areas, ought to do as well.

Heavy Storm Brings More Snow To Northeast

Reuters | Posted 04.07.2014 | Green

Feb 5 (Reuters) - A heavy winter storm that could dump up to a foot (30 cm) of snow bore down on the U.S. East Coast on Wednesday, prompting a state...

What Is it About Disaster That Brings Out the Best in People?

Tracy Hoover | Posted 04.01.2014 | Impact
Tracy Hoover

Like many in Atlanta, I'm snowbound today. This week’s rare snowfall – a disabling two inches – hit our city and triggered a mas...

Snow, the Great Harmonizer

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 03.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Naphtali Hoff

The purity of fresh whiteness, the softness expressed by a blanket of white over trees, streets, roads and waterways shifts us down a notch. We are touched by the beauty that surrounds us and are in better spirits, even with the inconveniences that it invariably causes.

This Is What An Actual Snowpocalypse Looks Like

Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

A "polar vortex" is bringing bone-chilling temperatures across the United States, and the weekend's storm added quite a bit of snow -- but it's nothin...

Leave This To The Professionals

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 12.26.2013 | Sports

Professional snowboarders, Jeremy Jones and Bryan Iguchi, had been waiting for the perfect moment to take the vertical ride down the Grand Teton Mount...

Wild Mix Of Weather Sweeps Across U.S.

AP | HOLLY RAMER | Posted 12.23.2013 | Green

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — After the first full day of winter brought everything from balmy temperatures along the Mid-Atlantic to snow in the Midwest and...

Jerusalem 'Snow Babies' Safely Delivered During Massive Storm

Anav Silverman | Posted 02.17.2014 | World
Anav Silverman

The ride back from the Judean Hills to Jerusalem was extremely difficult due to the heavy snowfall. At some point, the women had to be transferred into a 4x4 ambulance and safely transferred to Hadassah.

Snowstorm Socks Northeast

AP | MARK SCOLFORO | Posted 12.14.2013 | Green

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A fast-moving storm expected to drop a foot of snow or more in the Northeast over the weekend moved into the region Saturday ...

Massive Storm Threatens Holiday Travel

Reuters | Posted 01.24.2014 | Green

By Noreen O'Donnell Nov 23 (Reuters) - A dangerous storm that brought snow and drenching rains to the southwestern United States blame...

Wanted: Pregnant Cows

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

By Laura Zuckerman Oct 15 (Reuters) - Ranchers in South Dakota who lost large parts of their cattle herds to a winter storm are not as...

Midwest Bracing For Spring Blizzard

Posted 04.09.2013 | Green

From Climate Central's Andrew Freedman: A sprawling spring storm is bringing multiple hazards to the West, Great Plains, and Midwest on Tuesday, be...

Snow Over It: Storm Creates A Mess For Morning Commuters

| Posted 03.08.2013 | New York

By Aidan Gardiner, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer NEW YORK CITY — Snow began blanketing the city early Friday morning, making for a messy rush-hour c...

Another Snowstorm On The Way

Reuters | Posted 05.04.2013 | Green

March 4 (Reuters) - A storm was forecast to hit the north central United States, dumping 4 to 8 inches (10 to 20 cm) of snow from North Dakota to no...