Want to track a snowplow? There's an app for that.

Jan 19, 2015
Data delivered via smartphone can show skeptics that snowplow drivers are doing their jobs. Or not.

Falling oil won't mean huge savings on home heating

Nov 20, 2014
Winter has got an early grip on the country.
A woman bundles up against the cold. Cold temperatures are already striking hard in the midwest and northeast parts of the country.
(Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Winter is coming: Why forecasters love a good vortex

Nov 10, 2014
A polar vortex is predictable, so it makes for an easy, media-friendly story.

The lingering effect of last year's tough winter

Oct 13, 2014
The U.S. Energy Department says heating costs are likely to be less this winter.

Winter economic slowdown? Not for Campbell's soup

Feb 17, 2014
Winter weather is mostly a drag on the economy, but a few businesses love it

The economics of a bad winter

Feb 17, 2014
A business opportunity for firms that make de-icer with everything from the remnants of rum to beet juice.

Mild winter helps some businesses, hurts others

Mar 2, 2012
For some businesses that shut down during the winter, the mild weather this winter has been an economic shot in the arm. For others, not so much.

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