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Record-breaking cold hits Midwest

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 11/12/19, 10:17 am

CHICAGO—An “arctic airmass” from Siberia will bring record lows to the Midwest on Tuesday and Wednesday. The snow that blanketed the region has moved into parts of the Northeast, which could see up to a foot of frozen precipitation and “hazardous travel conditions,” according to the National Weather Service.

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Associated Press/Photo by Rion Sanders/The Great Falls Tribune

Early snow hits northern Rockies

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 9/30/19, 11:25 am

The superintendent of Glacier National Park called the snow that blanketed Montana this weekend “a February storm in September.” Montana Gov. Steve Bullock declared an emergency for areas hit by the early snowstorm. “We’re used to this kind of storm, just not this time of year,” Glacier superintendent Jeff Mow told The New York Times.

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Associated Press/Photo by Jon Shapley/Houston Chronicle

Imelda leaves Gulf Coast drenched, damaged

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 9/23/19, 12:12 pm

The cleanup from Tropical Storm Imelda has begun in Texas and Louisiana, where five people died in the flooding last week. Some roads in Harris County, Texas, remained impassible over the weekend. The storm damaged several schools near Beaumont, Texas, along with hundreds of homes and other buildings in Houston and across the border in Louisiana. Imelda dumped nearly 2 feet of rain in 24 hours in some places.

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