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2006-02-12 18:23:50

By Jason Szep BOSTON (Reuters) - The biggest snowstorm of the season belted northeastern United States on Sunday, sinking New York City into its deepest snow on record, cutting power to thousands of homes, closing airports but bringing joy to ski resorts.

2006-02-12 11:50:51

BOSTON (Reuters) - A powerful snowstorm belted the northeastern United States on Sunday with flashes of lightning and whiteout conditions, forcing airports to close, snarling traffic and bringing joy to New England's ski resorts.

2006-01-25 12:29:44

By Karolos Grohmann ATHENS (Reuters) - Freezing weather has killed scores of people in eastern Europe and snowstorms forced the closure of the Acropolis in Athens and blanketed parts of Sicily and Turkey on Wednesday as the Arctic air pushed south.

2006-01-09 02:04:12

By Michael Paoletta NEW YORK (Billboard) - Rap-rock group Flipsyde has the upcoming Winter Olympics to thank for the relaunch of its album, "We the People," which originally came out last summer.

2005-12-23 14:20:00

The smell of sausages, the cheery chimes of Christmas jingles and the thud of "Klezmer rap" hang heavy in the December air as Berliners huddle around the kosher mulled wine stall. Welcome to the "Chrismukkah" market.

2005-12-18 08:57:04

By Ellen Wulfhorst NEW YORK (Reuters) - Ebenezer Scrooge would enjoy Christmas in America this year. Drowning out the sounds of sleigh bells ringing and children singing are the sounds of arguing.


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Winter Weather Outlook
2012-10-30 13:44:17

November 2012: A mild start to the month will be followed up by a vigorous finish as temps rapidly slide. The forecasted average for the month is to be near 40-50F, while there is the possibility of seeing 7-9 days warmer than that along with 6-8 days becoming colder than the average. The month will also include a few chances of rain totaling around a Trace-0.25in. Winter weather for the month will include snowfall amounts around 4-6in total. December 2012: The month is going to be colder...

Winter Weather Outlook
2012-10-08 09:29:22

November 2012: A pretty mild month is in store for the area as temps will average around the 30-40F range along with seeing 10-12 days being warmer. There is also the chance of seeing about 4-6 days being a touch bit colder. There will be multiple frost and freezes during the month along with a Trace-0.5in of rainfall for the month. The winter weather will include a special edition of snowfall in the range of 1-2in for the month. December 2012. The cold will begin to set in during the...

Winter Weather Outlook
2012-10-05 09:36:27

November 2012: The month is going to be a tad bit warm to start with and then quickly transition into a colder month with the forecasted average to be around 30-40F, with the chance of seeing 4-6 days being warmer and 4-6 days being colder. The rainfall will be around a Trace-0.25in. Winter Weather Impacts will include 1-2in of snowfall for the month. December 2012. Temps are going to drop off for the month with the averages being around 20-30F with a small window of 2-4 days being...

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Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.