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Snowfall causes chaos on highways and byways throughout America  

Temperatures have fallen, snow has accumulated, ice has stuck and drivers have crashed. As a result, hundreds of drivers from the Northwest to the mid-Atlantic have found themselves, and their vehicles, in places other than their lanes. The wintry weather is a part of a persistent stormy pattern that could bring more trouble in the...

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2019-12-13 16:44:21



Satellite evades 'day of reckoning' to discovering puzzling weather phenomenon on Jupiter  

At first glance, these newly released images by NASA may look like lava churning in the heart of a volcano, but they reveal otherworldly storm systems whirling in a way that surprised scientists. The swirls in the photos are cyclones around Jupiter's south pole, captured by NASA's Juno spacecraft on Nov. 3, 2019. Juno has...

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2019-12-13 15:10:33



Wintry storm to unleash snow, ice and rain as it marches across 2,000-mile stretch of US  



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2019-12-13 12:12:14



Heavy, gusty storms to rattle Florida, Georgia into Friday night  



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2019-12-13 12:11:54



Snowfall causes chaos on highways and byways throughout America  



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2019-12-13 11:39:39



The 2019 US tornado season included an occurrence  



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2019-12-13 10:46:32



The 2019 US tornado season included an occurrence  

A pair of unforgettable tornadoes bookended the 2019 U.S. tornado season, which is effectively over; the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has no reports of tornadoes so far in December. The U.S. tornado season typically runs from March through November or sometimes into early December, although tornadoes can occur at any time. The year's deadliest...

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2019-12-13 09:41:22



Satellite evades 'day of reckoning' to discovering puzzling weather phenomenon on Jupiter  



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2019-12-13 07:56:43



Threat of damaging winds will return to parts of northern Europe this weekend  

Some of the same European countries battered by strong winds earlier this week will be bracing for more this weekend, while other regions will get their first dose. A storm will sit over Scotland on Saturday and send some pulses of gusty winds from southern Ireland and France to the Baltic States into Monday. “Overall,...

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2019-12-13 07:01:26



Heavy, gusty storms to rattle Florida, Georgia into Friday night  

While an outbreak of severe weather is not anticipated, storms capable of producing strong gusts and flash flooding will pester parts of the southeastern United States into Friday night. The thunderstorms are part of a large and strengthening storm that is producing an expanding swath of heavy rain in the eastern third of the nation....

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2019-12-13 05:12:55



Threat of damaging winds will return to parts of northern Europe this weekend  



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2019-12-13 02:13:45



Wintry storm to unleash snow, ice and rain as it marches across 2,000-mile stretch of US  

AccuWeather meteorologists have been monitoring for a parade of storms to sweep across the country throughout the middle of the month, and the next one in line threatens to deliver a dose of wintry weather to tens of millions of Americans. A cross-country storm is set to bring enough snow to shovel and plow along...

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2019-12-13 01:23:48



Ferocious storm toppled a famous shoreline landmark earlier this month  



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2019-12-12 18:41:50



Ferocious storm toppled a famous shoreline landmark earlier this month  

Photographers and crowds looking for the perfect shot will have to find a new icon to admire after a storm destroyed this beloved sea stack.

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2019-12-12 17:51:53



Stormy weather to slam Eastern Mediterranean through the weekend  

Two storms will travel across the eastern Mediterranean Sea, spreading flooding rainfall and snow from Greece and Turkey to Iraq. Wet weather first stretched from southern Greece to Syria on Thursday evening and is expected to spread inland across the Middle East into Friday. Parts of Syria, Iraq and even western Iran will end up...

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2019-12-12 11:41:52



Rain to bring a breath of fresh air to New Delhi, northern India  



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2019-12-12 11:40:35



Most active early flu season since 2003 already 'wreaking havoc' in US  

The 2019-2020 flu season follows two straight unusually bad flu seasons. Unfortunately, two key indicators show this year could be more of the same. First, "This season is off to an early start, earlier than any season this decade," Dr. Bryan Lewis, professor at the University of Virginia, who works in a research partnership with...

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2019-12-12 10:20:15



Forecasters monitoring potential for major winter storm that could impact Colorado to Maine  

As the holiday shipping and travel season ramps up, millions of Americans could receive an unwanted offering from Old Man Winter. Forecasters say a cross-country storm system could follow multiple paths in the coming days, and depending on which way it unfolds, several major cities could be hit by accumulating and travel-disrupting snow. Typically there...

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2019-12-12 06:21:25



Stormy weather to slam Eastern Mediterranean through the weekend  



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2019-12-12 04:49:15



Most active early flu season since 2003 already 'wreaking havoc' in US  



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2019-12-12 04:16:43



Rain to bring a breath of fresh air to New Delhi, northern India  

Dangerous levels of air pollution have stifled New Delhi and neighboring parts of northern India and Pakistan in recent weeks. The Air Quality Index (AQI) has wavered between “very unhealthy” and “hazardous” in the National Capital Region (NCR) over the past seven days, but beneficial changes are on the way. The AQI scale is a...

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2019-12-12 03:12:18



Forecasters monitoring potential for major winter storm that could impact Colorado to Maine  



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2019-12-12 01:55:31



Brrr! Steady subzero temperatures leave several states frozen  



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2019-12-11 17:38:43



What happens when America's coldest state warms up?  

Alaska is accustomed to being the distant, extended family member of the contiguous 48 states, confined to a side table with its own unique weather patterns as the lower 48 get to share climates with their neighbors. But after spending its first few decades known as the cold in-law of the United States, Alaska spent...

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2019-12-11 15:29:13



What happens when America's coldest state warms up?  



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2019-12-11 12:22:02



Brrr! Steady subzero temperatures leave several states frozen  

A blasting freeze this week has left many regions of the Upper Midwest frozen in place. In areas across states such as North Dakota and Minnesota, subzero temperatures have dotted the map and for some, the mercury has been frozen below zero for a few days amid a brutal cold snap that AccuWeather forecasters began...

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2019-12-11 11:05:48



The 2019 California wildfires caused less damage than the last two devastating seasons  

AccuWeather predicted earlier this year that the California wildfire season would be extended into December and that the total damage and economic loss caused by the state's wildfires would be $80 billion, a pair of estimates that accurately reflect what occurred during the 2019 California wildfire season. There were a total of 253,354 acres burned in California in...

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2019-12-11 09:27:11



New Zealand volcano: Increasing risk of 2nd eruption thwarts recovery efforts  



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2019-12-11 09:21:38



The 2019 California wildfires caused less damage than the last two devastating seasons  



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2019-12-11 07:03:39



New Zealand volcano: Increasing risk of 2nd eruption thwarts recovery efforts  

Dec. 11 (UPI) — There is an increasing probability that the volcano on New Zealand’s White Island will erupt within the next 24 hours, experts said, thwarting recovery efforts for the bodies of eight people believed to have died in Monday’s eruption. Authorities said they were hopeful they’d be able to recover the bodies but worsening...

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2019-12-11 02:46:24



Rounds of snowfall to reinforce icy weather pattern in Upper Midwest  



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2019-12-11 02:21:21



Rounds of snowfall to reinforce icy weather pattern in Upper Midwest  

Following the season’s most punishing cold yet, a couple of storms originating from western Canada will spread snow and cause slippery travel across parts of the northern Plains and parts Midwest into this weekend — and reinforcing cold will keep the region firmly in the icy grips of a winterlike pattern. Known as an Alberta...

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2019-12-11 01:34:46



Parade of storms to cause misery through Christmas  

A tenacious weather pattern will yield more frequent storms than normal – every two to four days – across the central and eastern U.S. through Christmas. The persistent badgering by Mother Nature is expected to have a significant negative impact on travel and shipping prior to the holidays, according to AccuWeather meteorologists. The next wintry...

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2019-12-10 19:10:58



Heating costs compared to last year will be on the rise for these 5 U.S. cities  

The weather system that is bringing an invasion of Arctic air and will plunge temperatures to the lowest levels since last winter across the Midwest could be a harbinger of things to come this winter for several major U.S. cities.  People in places such as New York City, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Washington, D.C., and Cincinnati are expected to...

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2019-12-10 18:23:17



Lake-effect snow showers, squalls to cause treacherous travel around Great Lakes  

Motorists around the Great Lakes will be faced with slippery, snow-covered roads and reduced visibility as lake-effect snow blankets the region through midweek. Lake-effect snow ramped up on Monday night downwind of lakes Superior and Michigan as frigid air streamed over the warmer, unfrozen waters. As the cold pushes eastward into midweek, communities downstream of...

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2019-12-10 09:30:14



Parade of storms to cause misery through Christmas  



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2019-12-10 08:59:50



Lake-effect snow showers, squalls to cause treacherous travel around Great Lakes  



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2019-12-10 08:33:47



'Arguably the best meteor shower of the entire year' to reach its pinnacle this week  



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2019-12-10 05:36:21



'Arguably the best meteor shower of the entire year' to reach its pinnacle this week  

As the year nears its close, many people are already looking ahead to 2020, but stargazers remain focused on 2019 as one of the year's top meteor showers is about to put on a dazzling display in the night sky. "Arguably the best meteor shower of the entire year peaks on Friday night into the...

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2019-12-10 05:34:12



Heating costs compared to last year will be on the rise for these 5 U.S. cities  



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2019-12-10 05:14:32



AccuWeather RealFeel temps to fall off a cliff as Arctic blast grips Midwest  



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2019-12-10 03:31:58



AccuWeather RealFeel temps to fall off a cliff as Arctic blast grips Midwest  

Temperatures will plunge to the lowest levels yet this season across the midwestern United States as a mass of Arctic air settles over the region through midweek. The deep freeze may come as a shock to Midwestern residents who have not experienced an extreme cold snap since Nov. 10-13. During that stretch, single-digit lows were...

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2019-12-10 03:25:30



50-vehicle pileup shuts down highway, leaves 1 injured following quick-hitting snow  



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2019-12-09 19:06:42



Drenching rain, ice among dangers a significant late-week storm will unleash in East  

A stormy weather pattern has evolved in the eastern United States during the second week of December, and forecasters say it’s likely to culminate in a significant weather system later this week. Despite a blast of Arctic air and an episode of wintry precipitation at midweek, temperatures are forecast to quickly rebound ahead of the...

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2019-12-09 11:20:04



50-vehicle pileup shuts down highway, leaves 1 injured following quick-hitting snow  

Weather conditions quickly changed resulting in at least one person severely injured and roughly 50 cars mangled.

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2019-12-09 10:04:49



At least 5 dead after volcano erupts on popular tourist island in New Zealand  



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2019-12-09 09:37:01



At least 5 dead after volcano erupts on popular tourist island in New Zealand  

Emergency crews scrambled to a popular tourist island off the coast of New Zealand on Monday afternoon, local time, as a volcano erupted and left at least five people dead and even more injured or missing. The unexpected eruption occurred on White Island, also known as Whakaari, which sits about 30 miles (48 km) offshore...

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2019-12-09 06:48:37



Drenching rain, ice among dangers a significant late-week storm will unleash in East  



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2019-12-09 05:06:42



Volcanic eruption in New Zealand leaves 5 dead, more 'unaccounted for'  

Emergency crews scrambled to a popular tourist island off the coast of New Zealand on Monday afternoon, local time, as a volcano erupted and left at least five people dead and even more injured or missing. The eruption occurred on White Island, also known as Whakaari, which sits about 30 miles (48 km) offshore from...

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2019-12-09 04:52:58



Snow to threaten slick travel along 1,000-mile corridor of US  



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2019-12-09 04:49:07



Snow to threaten slick travel along 1,000-mile corridor of US  

Forecasters warn that the weather will be like night and day for millions of Americans living in the eastern United States from the start of the week to midweek. Easterners woke up to a drenching rainstorm and a surge in unusually warm air to start the week, and AccuWeather meteorologists say the stage is set...

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2019-12-09 01:48:56



Volcanic eruption in New Zealand leaves 5 dead, more 'unaccounted for'  



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2019-12-09 01:11:13



Pattern change to bring drier trend to most of California through mid-December  

Several storms have barreled across much of California since before Thanksgiving. But now, a shift in the weather pattern looks to bring calmer weather. Storm after storm dove across the state over the past several weeks, delivering rain, wind and mountain snow. The jet stream, which helps to influence the track storm systems take, was...

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2019-12-08 10:02:38



Arctic blast to usher in rapid freeze-up, snow potential behind early-week flooding threat in Northeast  

Residents in the Northeast will need all types of outerwear early this week as soaking rain and a surge of milder air will be quickly followed by tumbling temperatures and perhaps some snow. AccuWeather meteorologists expect a variety of hazards ranging from reduced visibility from rain and fog to icy roadways due to a rapid...

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2019-12-08 04:39:27



Arctic blast to usher in rapid freeze-up, snow potential behind early-week flooding threat in Northeast  



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2019-12-08 04:09:49



Pattern change to bring drier trend to most of California through mid-December  



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2019-12-08 02:32:26



Bundle up: Coldest air yet this season to send Midwest into deep freeze next week  



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2019-12-07 09:12:50



Flooding threat, brief warmup to proceed Arctic blast in Northeast next week  

As the holidays approach and many may find themselves dreaming of a white Christmas, Mother Nature has a different idea up her sleeves. The weather pattern will soon be reversed in the northeastern United States, allowing wintry landscapes to transform into a sloppy, muddy mess instead. Forecasters are closely watching a storm system that is...

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2019-12-07 06:03:52



Flooding threat, brief warmup to proceed Arctic blast in Northeast next week  



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2019-12-07 04:40:33



Bundle up: Coldest air yet this season to send Midwest into deep freeze next week  

An invasion of Arctic air will plunge temperatures to their lowest levels since last winter and set the stage for the biggest lake-effect snow event so far this season in the Midwest. The deep freeze next week can come as a shock to Midwestern residents who have not experienced an extreme cold snap since Nov....

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2019-12-07 03:12:28



Thanksgiving storm resurfaces a mystery from the depths of Lake Michigan  

While the Thanksgiving storm wrecked havoc across the continental U.S., it had also stirred up a piece of history in Lake Michigan.

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2019-12-07 03:11:58



Thanksgiving storm resurfaces a mystery from the depths of Lake Michigan  



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2019-12-07 02:51:12



Stunning images show how severe drought has changed one of the world's largest waterfalls  



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2019-12-06 17:57:22



Developing weather pattern has forecasters on early alert for potentially significant storm  

As a stormy pattern resumes in the eastern United States during the second week of December, meteorologists are pondering the path and impact of a storm around the middle of the month. Forecasters are considering a range of scenarios that include a major disruptive storm with high winds, heavy rain and back-breaking snow to less...

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2019-12-06 14:29:19



Flash freeze to shock Midwest after another dose of snow  



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2019-12-06 11:41:50



Stunning images show how severe drought has changed one of the world's largest waterfalls  

Tucked away in south central Africa, and situated across the Zimbabwe and Zambia border, lies one of the world’s largest waterfalls, a majestic sight that is an economic driver and prominent source of energy for the two countries. Victoria Falls, one of the seven natural wonders of the world, is the most famous spectacle in...

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2019-12-06 10:21:23



Flash freeze to shock Midwest after another dose of snow  

Midwesterners may have a tough time deciphering exactly which season we’re in come this weekend and next week — and forecasters stress that rapid weather changes may be dizzying. Meteorologists are tracking a storm system and an air mass that will be major players in the weather whiplash expected across the region. A swath of...

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2019-12-06 09:04:13



Developing weather pattern has forecasters on early alert for potentially significant storm  



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2019-12-06 03:35:37



Investigators probing role weather may have played in deadly South Dakota plane crash  

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released new information Tuesday about the plane crash in Chamberlain, South Dakota, that killed nine people and injured three others within a mile of takeoff. A review of the available information about the fatal crash, which occurred Saturday within a mile of takeoff, indicates weather was a significant, if not major, factor, experts...

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2019-12-05 09:58:37



Quick-hitting snow, freeze-up to sweep through northeastern US  

After a major winter storm unloaded up to 3 feet of snow in the Northeast and snarled traffic earlier this week, blockbuster snowstorms are taking a break across the eastern United States. But, with about two weeks to go from the official start of the season, winter weather isn’t on hold altogether. A system will...

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2019-12-05 08:55:47



Big storm may dramatically alter wintery landscapes in Northeast next week  



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2019-12-05 06:12:44



Quick-hitting snow, freeze-up to sweep through northeastern US  



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2019-12-05 03:35:19



Investigators probing role weather may have played in deadly South Dakota plane crash  



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2019-12-05 03:10:12



Big storm may dramatically alter wintery landscapes in Northeast next week  

As the holidays approach and many may find themselves dreaming of a white Christmas, Mother Nature has a different idea up her sleeves. The weather pattern will soon be reversed in the northeastern United States, allowing wintry landscapes to transform into a sloppy, muddy mess instead. Forecasters are closely watching a storm system that is...

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2019-12-05 02:35:38



Forecasters closely tracking system that could develop into next big snowstorm to hit middle of country  



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2019-12-04 17:55:03



Powerful storm to slam West Coast with feet of snow, flooding rain late this week  

After one storm system wallops Southern California and Arizona with heavy rain and high-country snow through Wednesday night, a much larger storm is set to slam Central and Northern California with a wide array of impacts from Friday into Saturday. Although the center of the storm system will move ashore in Oregon later Saturday into...

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2019-12-04 12:49:11



Dangerous ice storm spreads from Pennsylvania to Rhode Island during Sunday after Thanksgiving  

A dangerous ice storm is in the making across part of the northeastern United States and will occur during a busy travel period for the tail end of the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Millions of students, families and individuals are on the road Sunday. A shallow layer of cold air and cold ground will create conditions...

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2019-12-04 11:27:30



Break from blockbuster winter storms to provide brief reprieve for parts of US  

After an onslaught of disruptive winter storms snarled travel across the country during Thanksgiving week and beyond, Old Man Winter will offer a brief reprieve from big snowstorms for portions of the central and eastern United States. “The big storm train across the eastern two-thirds of the nation will take a bit of a break...

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2019-12-04 11:04:47



Snow, ice storm to hit travel hard in northeastern US during first days of December  

A major storm system, that has already dumped more than a foot of snow across the interior Northeast, will continue to create difficult travel conditions over a large part of the northeastern United States, including some major cities into Monday. A winterlike storm from the Midwest that dumped heavy snow and ice across the region...

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2019-12-04 10:59:37



Accumulating snow to continue over Northeast through Monday night  

As colder air sweeps toward the coast, snow will lead to slippery conditions from New York City and Boston into Monday night, while snow piles up over the interior Northeast. Up through Sunday night, most of the snow, ice and rain produced throughout the Northeast was from an older storm that first blasted the Midwest...

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2019-12-04 10:31:11



Break from blockbuster winter storms to provide brief reprieve for parts of US  



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2019-12-04 10:27:58



Atmospheric river soaks Southern California, Southwest  

Following a delayed start to the wet season in fire-ravaged California, the switch has been turned on as a series of storms continues to douse the Golden State. Soon after a storm over Northern and Central California winds down, a new plume of moisture, or an atmospheric river, will unleash heavy rain and high country...

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2019-12-04 07:29:41



Powerful storm to slam West Coast with feet of snow, flooding rain late this week  



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2019-12-04 05:26:01



Weather caused entire season to shift, resulted in 'most challenging year' for farmers  



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2019-12-04 05:25:55



Accumulating snow to continue over Northeast through Monday night  



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2019-12-04 05:22:39



Weather caused entire season to shift, resulted in 'most challenging year' for farmers  

Early rain and flooding combined with late-season snow in places made for a difficult 2019 season for U.S. farmers.

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2019-12-04 04:55:49



Snow, ice storm to hit travel hard in northeastern US during first days of December  



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2019-12-04 03:58:22



Dangerous ice storm spreads from Pennsylvania to Rhode Island during Sunday after Thanksgiving  



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2019-12-04 02:11:31



Atmospheric river soaks Southern California, Southwest  



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2019-12-04 01:56:43



December astronomy preview: 3 events stargazers won't want to miss  



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2019-12-04 01:52:15



December astronomy preview: 3 events stargazers won't want to miss  

The final month of 2019 is jam packed with a number of intriguing astronomy events, including a meteor shower some experts call the "strongest" of the year.

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2019-12-04 01:43:27



Forecasters closely tracking system that could develop into next big snowstorm to hit middle of country  

The official start of winter is still about two weeks away, but conditions are coming together in a way that could bring another major winterlike storm to a large portion of the middle of the United States next week.  Following a lull in big storms, the potential exists for a major storm to hit the...

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2019-12-04 01:07:26



Break from blockbuster winter storms to provide brief reprieve for parts of US  

After an onslaught of disruptive winter storms snarled travel across the country during Thanksgiving week and beyond, Old Man Winter will offer a brief reprieve from big snowstorms for portions of the central and eastern United States. “The big storm train across the eastern two-thirds of the nation will take a bit of a break...

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2019-12-03 16:35:36



Break from blockbuster winter storms to provide brief reprieve for parts of US  



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