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Jeff Dorsey

Anyone Want Some Free Snow?

I think everyone is thankful we didn't receive the 8 to 14 inches of forecast snow over the weekend. That might have sent many people over the edge especially with this morning's temperatures dipping to 9 or 10 below zero.

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Frankie MacDonald

Amateur Weatherman Frankie MacDonald Warns Illinois and Missouri of Approaching Storm [Video]

Let's be honest. The news of yet another winter storm is depressing. If you're like me, at this point you're getting desperate to find some way to stay cheerful. Amateur weatherman Frankie MacDonald just might be able to brighten your day. 

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NOAA Photo Library, Getty Images
NOAA Photo Library, Getty Images

Severe Weather Drills Test Set for Tuesday in Missouri and Illinois

As we move into March the probability of severe weather begins to escalate in our area and as a result, the annual Statewide Severe Weather Drill is scheduled for next Tuesday in both Illinois and Missouri. On March 4 at 1:30 pm the Missouri test will be he

Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

Those Black Snow Piles Sure Make You Wonder About the Air We Breathe

I am really looking forward to that spring day when the temperature is warm and the sun is high in the sky. You know, the kind of day when you want to just walk outside and take a deep breath of clean fresh air. Do you ever wonder just how clean and fresh that air is?

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Joe Raedle, Getty Images
Joe Raedle, Getty Images

There is a 40% Chance of *%@&*)&$% Tonight?

The local weather has certainly been getting old with all this snow, sleet, ice and now slush. The last two days have been great in that the temperatures have actually warmed up to start melting some of this long lasting snow. Watching the weather has been getting pretty redundant and that's why I think we need to change some of the verbiage being used repeatedly this winter.  

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Koichi Kamoshida, Getty Images
Koichi Kamoshida, Getty Images

It’s Time to Shovel Your Roof. That’s Right, Your Roof!

Are you sick of shoveling your driveway? Driveway clearing can be very bory so let me suggest you change up your routine and shovel your roof instead. That's right, your roof.

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Vittorio Zunino Celotto, Getty Images
Vittorio Zunino Celotto, Getty Images

After 13 Consecutive Days, The Mercury Will Finally Climb Above Freezing Thursday

If you think you are the only one freezing these days, you are not alone. As a matter of fact, all of us have been freezing since January 30. That was the last day the mercury climbed above the freezing point of 32 degrees Fahrenheit, according to statistics from Quincy Municipal Airport.

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Andrew Bynum, Getty Images
Andrew Bynum, Getty Images

Top Five Jobs I Don’t Want in Below Zero Temperatures

With the temperature getting down to 8 below zero this morning and wind chills around 20 to 25 below zero it got me to thinking of the all the people who have to be outside in this miserable enviornment.

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Removing snow with a shovel
zest_marina

Don’t Forget to Clear Snow Off Your Sidewalk

It looks like your shovel is going to be your best friend for the next few days. Thank goodness it was a dry snow and very light in texture which makes for easier shoveling. As you already know, driving conditions are not the best despite the efforts of City, County and State plows that have been working throughout the day and night.

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Spencer Platt, Getty Images
Spencer Platt, Getty Images

Big Snow Can Mean Big Bucks for Young People

As a kid, my brother and I made quite a bit of money on days like today. We would go door to door and ask if they would like for us to shovel their driveway or sidewalk.

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