Latest Winter storms of 2007–08 Stories
By Jason Meisner, Chicago Tribune Jul. 11--A line of powerful thunderstorms swept through the Chicago area Thursday night, knocking out power to thousands of customers and causing delays of more than 90 minutes at the city's airports.
By Jason Szep BOSTON (Reuters) - The biggest snowstorm of the season belted the northeastern United States on Sunday, sinking New York City in its second-deepest snow on record, shutting airports, snarling traffic and bringing joy to ski resorts.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).