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Deadly Weather Hits Central US for Holiday Weekend

At least 6 people have been reported dead since Thursday

(Newser) - Deadly weather hit the central US at the beginning of the holiday weekend, with at least six people reported dead across multiple states as of Friday morning. WFAA reports four fatalities due to heavy flooding in north Texas. One body was pulled from a submerged Hyundai after the driver apparently... More »

Frozen Vultures Falling From Sky in South Dakota

2 turkey vultures crash onto one Sioux Falls home

(Newser) - It's not just snow falling in South Dakota this week: Turkey vultures have also been dropping from the sky. Apparently the freezing rain was so bad around Sioux Falls earlier this week that some of the birds iced over and fell onto the houses of local residents, reports the... More »

Wintry Mix Brings Misery to Midwest, Northeast

Storm dumping snow, sleet, rain; roads and schools close

(Newser) - A major winter storm is cutting a broad swath across the Midwest, snarling traffic and cutting power to thousands of households as it heads to the and Northeast. Heavy snow, sleet, and freezing rain should continue through midmorning in Illinois and Indiana. Authorities are pleading with the public to stay... More »

Weather Slams Continental US

Storm hits Midwest, Northeast hard

(Newser) - Winter weather brought travel to a crawl across the Midwest and Northeast over the weekend. A 68-vehicle chain-reaction crash in Pennsylvania killed one and injured 35, the AP reports. "They had a heavy snow squall going through the area, zero visibility, high winds," said a firefighter at the... More »

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