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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.


File photo of heavy, wet snow in Missouri.  (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

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.


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60 Illinois Counties Declared Disaster Area

Declaration from Pres. Obama


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No Make-up for Snow Days, Legislator Proposes

Representative Joe Aull wants to help school districts


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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.


Bob Jackson uses an ice scraper to clean his car windows as a steady sleet falls in St. Louis on February 1, 2011.  St. Louis is bracing for 10-12 inches of snow following two days of sleet and rain. Officials are expecting winter blizzard conditions after a state of emergency has been declared by the Governor of Missouri.   UPI/Bill Greenblatt

UPDATE: Winter Storm Blasts Missouri With Heavy Snow, Ice

Potentially 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.


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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.


Last map update: Tue, Feb. 1, 2011 at 6:09:42 am CST

UPDATE: Blizzard Warning Issued For St. Louis

A 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” Expected

Crippling winter storm with 15-21 inches of snow on its way.


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