Ice Storms

Bellaire Mayor Praises Waste Collection Crews After Ice Storm

Mayor Friedberg: 'Kudos to Our Solid Waste Crews'<p>BELLAIRE, TX — The icy roads in town this week put a halt to certain city functions, most notably …


17 Texans who know the ice storm grocery struggle

No one is more popular than a loaf of bread in an ice storm. Call it the prom queen of the grocery store.

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Afternoon Commuters Dodge Predicted Ice Storm; Storm Warning Remains In Effect

<b>Follow KDKA-TV</b>: Facebook | Twitter<p>PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Road crews were busy Friday afternoon and evening trying to prepare for whatever Mother Nature …


Chilliwack, Hope under winter storm watch with snow, freezing rain in forecast

Environment Canada has issued a winter storm watch for parts of the Fraser Valley, including Chilliwack and Hope.<p>The weather agency says there is the …


Two Penguins Make 2018 NHL All-Star Game

<b>Follow KDKA-TV</b>: Facebook | Twitter<p>Pittsburgh (KDKA) — Two players from the Pittsburgh Penguins have been selected to attend the 2018 NHL All-Star …

Ice Hockey

Kramberger: 20 years after the ice storm, are you better prepared?

The 20th anniversary of the January 1998 ice storm is cause for reflection: some 1.4 million Quebecers lost hydroelectric power when about 100 …


ODOT to use road salt on Interstate 5

The Associated Press - EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - The Oregon Department Transportation says it will use road salt as a new strategy against icy highways.<p>The …

Portland, OR

Ice-storm babies still feeling the effects two decades later

Twenty years ago to the day, it was dubbed Black Friday in Montreal. The downtown core was plunged into darkness and hospitals were fighting to keep …


Memories and History: The 1998 Ice Storm

There’s no power, there’s no food,<p>There’s no nothing, we’re all screwed.<p>While I was compiling the roundup a few weeks ago, I came across a reference …


Warmer Weather Expected as Ice Storm Ravages Northeast, Millions in California Under Flash Flood Warning

More than 20 million Midwesterners are under a winter weather advisory through Monday morning, while parts of wildfire-ravaged California will see …


How the 1998 ice storm launched a local arborist's career

Leilak Anderson's father ran a western Quebec tree removal company during the storm<p>Twenty years ago, an ice storm left thousands without power in …

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Hotel camping, frozen chairlifts and a budding romance: Stories from the 1998 ice storm

More than half of Quebec's population endured days, even weeks of winter without power<p>At the peak of the 1998 ice storm, roughly half of Quebec's …


20 years later, Ottawa residents reflect on destructive ice storm

1998 ice storm downed trees, left some neighbourhoods without power for weeks<p>Twenty years ago, eastern Ontario and Quebec were hit with what …


Utilities Kingston CEO remembers ice storm as ‘team-building exercise’

In early January of 1998, the townships of Kingston and Pittsburgh had recently amalgamated with the City of Kingston, as did their respective …


Ottawa's devastating 1998 ice storm, told in compelling pictures - Ottawa

It was two decades ago this week that eastern Ontario and western Quebec were hit with what would end up being a devastating ice storm.<p>Twenty years …


Farmer reflects on devastating loss in 1998 ice storm

20 years later, Nick Thurler still gets 'chills' whenever forecast calls for freezing rain<p>When Nick Thurler started his night shift of milking dozens …


1998 Quebec ice storm: Memories from a reporter in the middle of disaster

During the ice storm, I would say pick a distance – maybe 10 kilometres – and spin a bottle. If you headed 10 kilometers in that direction, you’d …


Another ice storm could happen. Is Hydro-Québec ready?

Utility reassures clients that impact would be far less severe if another such storm were to hit us now<p>Two decades after one of the worst natural …


Brockville looks back to the ‘1998 Ice Storm’ with new exhibit

Jan. 4 marks the 20th anniversary of the “1998 Ice Storm.” A new exhibit at the Brockville Museum is shining a light on that wintery chapter of our …

Extreme Weather

What is a 'bomb cyclone?'

Before blowing up on social media, the term "bomb cyclone" was used mostly by meteorologists or weather enthusiasts. But what makes this type of …


Looking back on the 1998 ice storm 20 years later

28 died, nearly 1,000 were injured, making storm among worst natural disasters in Canadian history<p>Twenty years ago this week, starting on Jan. 4, …


The Great Ice Storm of 1998, by the numbers

<i>What many recall of the Great Ice Storm of 1998: The sounds. It came quietly, a steady drizzle that in the cold, still air left trees, power and</i> …


New rules for wood burning appliances in Montreal, two decades after ice storm

Montreal’s strict, new rules regarding wood-burning appliances are set to kick in this year, two decades after the heating systems regained …

Extreme Weather

Sharing your memories of the 1998 ice storm Pt. 1

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“It was quite simply unsafe to come outside.”: Kingstonians remember the ‘Storm of the Century’

For many, it’s hard to believe 20 years have passed since the Ice Storm of 1998. Freezing rain, followed by frigid temperatures left Kingston under a …

New Brunswick

Ice Storm '98 relived: A handful of Quebecers look back

<i>We talked to a handful of Quebecers about the 1998 Ice Storm. Here are four stories of a baby born, a farm family stranded, a coming together in</i> …


Quebecers still have vivid memories of 1998 ice storm as 20th anniversary approaches

The freezing drizzle had already been falling for four days when Normand Chaput left his home in Saint-Hyacinthe, Que., on Jan. 9, 1998.<p>Throughout …


UNC in Florida, game against Fla. State still scheduled despite winter weather

Florida State canceled classes on Wednesday in anticipation of a potential snow/ice storm, but the basketball game with North Carolina is still …


After ice storm ruined birthday plans, B.C. family threw 'storm party' instead

'A comedy of errors worked in our favour,' says grandpa<p>Rick and Kathy Rake wanted to fly their son and his family home from Quebec for the holidays …


Fraser Valley ice storm

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