Using a computer, Jeffrey Howes tests the systems in one of the fleet of trucks used for storm cleanup, in Pittsfield, Mass.
Mechanics at the Department of Public Works City Garage in Pittsfield are preparing for what may be significant snowfall March 13, 2017.
Cheyenne, Wyo.: Wyoming’s capital city of Cheyenne is a one-and-a-half-hour 100-mile drive from Denver.
The forecast is calling for anywhere between 8 and 24 inches of snowfall.
Carol Sullivan chooses a new snow shovel at Miller Ace Hardware in Stephens City, Va., in preparation for a winter storm expected to dump 8-12 inches of snow beginning after sunset.
While Madeira is a great year-round destination, it's an especially affordable winter destination because it's less crowded due to slightly cooler winter temperatures (they hover in the 60s in the winter months).
Known for its lush landscapes, wine and European-style villages, Madeira is a great Caribbean alternative.
And this winter, competitive flight prices make it a great time to go.
Madeira, Portugal: You'll find the semitropical four-island archipelago Madeira about 750 miles from Lisbon, sitting off the coast of Africa.Amsterdam: Forget Paris — Amsterdam is just as romantic in winter with snow-lined canal banks and cozy cafes.Thanks to an abundance of budget trans-Atlantic airlines, Amsterdam flights from the U. are extremely cheap this winter and you can find great hotel deals in the off-season.Here are some super cool locations that are actually affordable. With flights under four hours from anywhere in the U.S., Dallas is an affordable winter destination that's both accessible and has enough fun activities to fill a long weekend.Joshua Pinckard walks along Lake Michigan as the Chicago area gets it's first measurable snow since December, March 13, 2017.