El Nino to Blame for Minimal Snow Forecast this WinterState climatologist Jim Angel says with such a strong El Nino event in the Pacific Ocean this winter, the jet stream will likely stay to the north of Illinois.
Is Climate Change Behind The Northeast's Extreme Winter Storms?As a nor'easter prepares to pummel the Northeast, environmentalists have turned to climate change to explain this season's storms.
Neb. Blizzard Could Have Long-Term Economic Impact A blizzard that swept through northwest Nebraska last weekend could have long-term economic consequences for the region, which relies heavily on ranching, state officials said.
60 Illinois Counties Declared Disaster AreaDeclaration from Pres. Obama
No Make-up for Snow Days, Legislator ProposesRepresentative Joe Aull wants to help school districts
You Think We Had Traffic Troubles Tuesday?The storm that hit St. Louis also did a number on Chicago. Traffic came to a complete standstill for hours on Lake Shore Drive as the storm blew through.
UPDATE: Winter Storm Blasts Missouri With Heavy Snow, IcePotentially the worst winter storm to hit Missouri in decades hammered away on Tuesday, dumping more than a foot of snow while delivering freezing rain, blustering winds and dangerously cold temperatures.
Winter Storm Update: What Happens Next?Get out those shovels, but don't expect to see pavement just yet. Snow will continue to fall this evening and overnight.
UPDATE: Blizzard Warning Issued For St. LouisA Blizzard Warning has been issued for the St. Louis area until noon on Wednesday. Ten to twenty inches of snow is expected.
Latest Forecast: "Crippling Winter Storm" ExpectedCrippling winter storm with 15-21 inches of snow on its way.
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