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Early gift to Christmas travelers: Winter storm weakens
Early gift to Christmas travelers: Winter storm weakens

Travelers got an early Christmas present from Mother Nature on Wednesday when a cold front that forecasters feared could have dumped up to 6 inches of snow over Chicago’s airports moved farther east and waned as temperatures rose. Air travel across the nation did not encounter serious problems Wednesday, but not everyone has dodged the wintry weather bullet: a Christmas Day snowstorm is expected to dump 4 to 7 inches of snow in several Rocky Mountain states and may cause delays at Denver International Airport. Earlier in the week forecasters had predicted major headaches for travelers on Christmas Eve. The Weather Network meteorologists warned a system was expected to have a...

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