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Winter storm dumps snow on Upper Midwest

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 12/29/20, 03:54 pm

WHEATON, Ill.—Nebraska closed both directions of Interstates 80 and 76 in the western part of the state on Tuesday morning due to heavy snow. A strong storm system crawled across the Upper Midwest throughout the day, with the National Weather Service issuing warnings lasting into early Wednesday for parts of Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, South Dakota, Wisconsin, and Illinois.

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Associated Press/Photo by Craig Ruttle

Record-breaking snow blankets Northeast

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 12/17/20, 02:14 pm

This week’s storm in the northeastern United States set a new two-day snowfall record, with more than 3 feet in Broome County, N.Y. The Williamsport Regional Airport in Pennsylvania received 24.7 inches of snow, breaking a January 1964 record.

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Associated Press/Photo by Elise Amendola

Northeast braces for snowstorm

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 12/17/20, 02:11 am

Some states could get as much as 2 feet of snow by Thursday from a storm system headed for the Northeast. Central Pennsylvania will likely see the most snow, but West Virginia and Maine could still get more than all of last winter.

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