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Storm Unloads on Northeast

Much of the region could have 10 to 24 inches of snow by Tuesday

(Newser) - A seemingly endless winter storm that hindered travel across most of the country over th holiday weekend is delivering a last wallop as it swoops through the Northeast, dumping heavy snow, shuttering hundreds of schools and bedeviling commuters. The storm dropped more than a foot of snow in places late... More »

Deadly Storm Finds a New Target

New England, New York, and parts of Pennsylvania are up next

(Newser) - A deadly winter storm that has been tormenting travelers across the US since before Thanksgiving moved to the Northeast on Sunday, packing one last punch of snow and ice as people made their way home after the holiday weekend, the AP reports. The National Weather Service predicted more than a... More »

This Is Arizona—and That's Not the Half of It

From California up through the northern midwest, it looks like winter

(Newser) - Wintry weather bedeviled Thanksgiving weekend travelers across the US on Saturday as a powerful and dangerous storm moved eastward, dumping heavy snow from parts of California to the northern Midwest and inundating other areas with rain, the AP reports. A 5-year-old boy died and two other children were missing in... More »

More Snow, Storms Ahead for Much of US

Some places can expect a blizzard, others severe thunderstorms

(Newser) - The busy travel weekend isn't over yet, and neither is the snow that complicates it. The National Weather Service said a broad band from the Northern Rockies, through the Northern Plains, to Michigan's Upper Peninsula can expect at least 8 inches — more than 18 inches in places.... More »

3 Storms Headed Our Way for the Holiday

Inclement weather could muck up travelers' plans during Thanksgiving week

(Newser) - According to AAA , upward of 55 million Americans will be journeying away from home during Thanksgiving week—a normally busy time for travelers that looks like it will be compounded by three storms across the nation, reports USA Today . AAA warns Wednesday afternoon will likely be the worst time to... More »

Who's Ready for Blizzard Conditions?

North-central states could see up to 2 feet of snow over next few days

(Newser) - Get your snow boots ready. A "potentially historic" winter storm is expected over the next several days in the north-central part of the country, which could see record low temperatures and up to two feet of snow, USA Today reports. Parts of Washington state, northern Idaho, and western Montana... More »

For Some Americans, Winter Is Already Here

A Rocky Mountains snowstorm drops record amounts of snow

(Newser) - Areas of the northern Rocky Mountains looked more like mid-winter rather than early fall on Sunday as a snowstorm dumped record amounts of wind-driven snow that caused hazardous travel conditions and scattered power outages, the AP reports. Winter storm warnings were posted for parts of western Montana, northern Idaho and... More »

'Bomb Cyclone' Could Hit 70M Americans

Hunker down—heavy snow, strong winds expected

(Newser) - Some 70 million residents of the central US may soon come face-to-face with a "bomb cyclone." The rare weather system—the Conversation has a helpful explainer—arrives Wednesday and could bring with it blizzards, tornadoes, and floods. Per CNN , "more than [45 million] people are under a... More »

City Almost Reached Its Annual Snowfall Amount—in a Day

Seattle was blasted this week by winter storm

(Newser) - They may be sleepless in Seattle, but they're definitely not snowless. At least not this morning, the day after a big snow dump Friday that knocked out power , snarled traffic, delayed flights , and left 6.4 inches at Sea-Tac Airport—the second largest daily amount in the past two... More »

Cops With Riot Gear Fight 'Local Hostiles' With Snowballs

Police in Washington state had a little bit of fun during a snowstorm

(Newser) - A police department in Washington state grabbed a tactical shield and stormed a local ballfield to engage "a group of local hostiles" as a major winter storm blanketed the area, reports the AP . Members of the Duvall Police Department posted a Facebook video Monday of officers responding to a... More »

'Life-Threatening' Cold Strikes New England

Huge winter storm rolls into the Northeast

(Newser) - A major winter storm brought some of the coldest temperatures of the season and covered a large swath of the country in snow as it wreaked havoc on air travel and caused slick road conditions throughout New England Sunday, the AP reports. The National Weather Service issued winter storm warnings... More »

5 Dead Amid Winter Storm

Virginia State Police respond to over 230 accidents

(Newser) - A winter storm that contributed to at least five deaths in the Midwest pummeled the mid-Atlantic region for a second day Sunday, bringing with it an icy mix that knocked out power, cancelled flights and contributed to hundreds of car accidents, the AP reports. Virginia State Police say the driver... More »

Diego Bears Down on Southeast

Hundreds of flights canceled, thousands without power; NC particularly hard-hit

(Newser) - North Carolina is hunkering down for another big storm, and more than 100,000 of its residents are without power and hundreds of flights have been canceled as Winter Storm Diego rolled through on Sunday, reports CNN . Another 100,000 have lost power in South Carolina, Georgia, and Alabama. American... More »

Blizzards Hit Millions, Ground Hundreds of Flights

Chicago and Kansas City expect to be hit hard

(Newser) - A winter storm blanketed much of the central Midwest with snow on Sunday at the end of the Thanksgiving weekend, bringing blizzard-like conditions that grounded hundreds of flights and forced the closure of major highways on one of the busiest travel days of the year, the AP reports. "It'... More »

Travelers, Beware: Snowstorm's Coming

Winter Storm Bruce is likely to greet Thanksgiving drivers

(Newser) - Thanksgiving travelers, watch out: A big winter storm is expected across the heartland this weekend that could include dangerous whiteout driving conditions, Weather.com reports. Propelled by a jet stream plunge and a low-pressure system, Winter Storm Bruce is expected to push through the Rockies and into the Plains, turning... More »

Storm Sighting Stuns Drivers: A Stranded Camel

Yes, it really was a camel

(Newser) - The surprisingly powerful winter storm that swept across Pennsylvania brought some surprising sights with it, including a camel stranded along a snowy roadway, the AP reports. Motorists traveling about 40 miles north of Philadelphia started tweeting about the camel and posted video on social media. An organization called Jewish Philly... More »

What a Mess: Snow Catches East Coast by Surprise

7 people are dead in storm; traffic chaos in NYC

(Newser) - The first snowfall of the season lingered Friday in the Northeast as thousands of exhausted commuters pointed their fingers at politicians and meteorologists for leaving them creeping along highways or stuck in mass transit hubs because of a surprise storm, per the AP . The storm left seven dead as it... More »

Yankees' Home Opener Gets Snowed Out

Monday's game rescheduled for Tuesday afternoon

(Newser) - Aaron Boone woke up before heading to the ballpark for his first home opener as New York Yankees manager and peeked outside the window. "Huh," he recalled saying to himself. "It really is 100% chance of snow at 7am." Two hours later, the Yankees postponed Monday'... More »

Snow Buries Mom, Son Feet Away From Front Door

It was a tragic freak accident, police in California say

(Newser) - A massive block of snow fell from a roof and buried a mother and her 7-year-old son just feet from the front door of their Northern California mountain condo, authorities say. Olga Perkovic and her son Aaron Goodstein had been skiing in the Sierra Nevada near the Nevada state line,... More »

Moscow Digs Out From Record-Breaking Snowfall

Kids were given the first snow day in memory

(Newser) - The residents of Moscow aren't exactly strangers to snow—but the latest snowstorm was so big that authorities gave schoolchildren the first snow day anyone can remember. The recent snowfall was the heaviest on record, with Saturday's 15 inches breaking a record set in 1957, the BBC reports.... More »

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