Latest Winter storms of 2006–07 Stories
Snows are finally winding down in New England today, Dec 27, as a powerful low pressure system brought blizzard conditions from northern New Jersey to Maine over Christmas weekend.
CHICAGO (Reuters) - The earliest major snowstorm on record in North Dakota left scores of travelers stranded in shelters and blocked highways in parts of the Midwestern state on Thursday, officials said.
DENVER - A winter storm that pounded the Sierra Nevada over the weekend delivered a snowy, icy mess across the nation's central states, stalling holiday travel, closing stretches of highway and making a nationally televised football game look at times like the tuner was off by a channel.
Travelers didn't plan on starting their long Thanksgiving weekend stuck in airports or driving on slippery roads, but then again they hadn't figured on snow - and a lot of it. A blanket of white stretched from the Great Lakes region to the central Plains.
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