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Friday’s cold replaced with milder air Saturday

A west to northwest wind will steer the last piece of cold air into our area Friday. Then with a wind shift to the southwest, readings will rise into the

How bad was the “White Hurricane� snowstorm of 1913?

Dear Tom, How bad was the “White Hurricane� snowstorm of 1913 and how much damage did it do to Lake Huron? — Kirk Light, Hanover Park Dear Kirk, The “White

Snow accumulations possible right along the Illinois/northwest Indiana Lake Michigan shoreline tonight into Thursday morning

One to three-inches of snow may fall along and just inland of the Illinois and northwest Indiana shoreline tonight into Monday with locally heavier amounts possible. Increasingly difficult driving conditions

When an aircraft dumps fuel while in flight, what happens to the fuel?

Dear Tom, When an aircraft dumps fuel while in flight, what happens to the fuel? Thomas Kuo, Chicago Dear Thomas, Fuel dumping is only done in emergency situations. Fuel dumping