After a mild winter, the City of Fort Wayne said it spent $200,000 less on snow removal. overtime and salt.
Residents had hoped that El Nino would drench California with enough water to end the drought that is now in its fifth year.
While some areas of northeast Indiana were spared the wrath of this week’s winter storm, others received lots of snow and that resulted in lots of crashes and slide-offs.
The National Weather Service says the highest snow totals were in Indiana’s Lake and Porter counties, where the storm dumped over a foot.
Forecasters had warned that more than 88 million people were at risk of seeing some sort of severe weather Wednesday. In the Midwest, heavy snow and biting winds led to mass flight cancellations at Chicago airports.
Officials estimate a dozen snow removal machines will be out on the runways once the snow hits.
The winter storm has prompted the issuance of a Travel Advisory in Steuben and Noble counties and a Travel Watch in Wabash County. Check back for updates on the status of travel in other counties.
A powerful storm brought heavy snow and biting winds to parts of the Midwest on Wednesday, leading to the cancellation of hundreds of flights in and out of Chicago and the closure of schools in districts in several states.
Blowing snow in the counties north of Fort Wayne continues to cause problems for motorists and the situation could get worse.
At least seven tornadoes hit southeast Louisiana and southwest Mississippi, said Ken Graham, the meteorologist in charge for the National Weather Service’s southeast Louisiana office.
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February 19th, 2016 felt more like a March or April day than a winter one. People all over the Summit City stepped out to enjoy it.
Thousands of people took advantage of the nice weather Friday to wash to dirt, salt and grime off their vehicles. What they found were long lines and long waits.
A treacherous mix of falling snow, sleet and freezing rain turned Tuesday morning commutes to misery for many returning from a long holiday weekend in the Northeast, one day after suspected twisters tore through parts of the South.
The trams became stuck shortly before 2 p.m. Sunday at Cannon Mountain Aerial Tramway in Franconia, New Hampshire.
Police said weather was a factor in a deadly pileup in Pennsylvania that saw dozens of vehicles — tractor-trailers, box trucks, cars and SUVs — tangled together across three lanes and the snow-covered median of Interstate 78.
A pileup involving dozens of vehicles on a Pennsylvania interstate that killed three people and sent scores to hospitals appears to have been related to a passing snow squall, authorities said Saturday.
With the actual temperatures falling as low as 4 degrees below, the weather service says the city could see wind chills of 18 degrees below to 24 degrees below.
Sen. Bill Nelson has called for the National Transportation Safety Board to investigate the voyage that forced frightened passengers into their cabins overnight Sunday as their belongings flew about, waves rose as high as 30 feet, and winds howled outside.
Schaefer’s Indiana Turf saw a strong start to the season with snowblower sales, but once winter hit it was missing the key ingredient – snow.