Alora Freeman, 8, watches as ice builds along a downtown water fountain in Atlanta, Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018. A brutal winter storm scattered a wintry mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain from normally balmy north Florida up the Southeast seaboard Wednesday, adding to the misery of a bitter cold snap. Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal declared a state of emergency through Friday for at least 28 counties because of the frigid weather. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
January 04, 2018 - 3:59 am
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A brutal winter storm smacked the coastal Southeast with a rare blast of snow and ice Wednesday, hitting parts of Florida, Georgia and South Carolina with their heaviest snowfall in nearly three decades. Forecasters warned that the same system could soon strengthen into a "bomb...
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Frank Gehrke, chief of the California Cooperative Snow Surveys Program for the Department of Water Resources, looks over a nearly snow barren meadow while conducting the first snow survey of the season at the Phillips Station snow course, Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, near Echo Summit, Calif. The snow survey showed the snow pack at this location at 1.3 inches of depth with a water content of .4 inches. California's water managers are saying it's too early yet for fears that the state is sliding back into its historic five-year drought.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
January 03, 2018 - 8:03 pm
PHILLIPS STATION, Calif. (AP) — The grassy brown Sierra meadow where California's water managers gave the results of the winter's first manual snowpack measurements Wednesday told the story — the drought-prone state is off to another unusually dry start in its vital winter rain and snow season. "We...
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Icicles form on the tritons in the Forsyth Park Fountain Tuesday morning, Jan. 2, 2018, in Savannah, Ga. Savannah is shivering through a rare bout with icy weather, with the National Weather Service predicting that up to 2 inches of snow and sleet could fall Wednesday on the typically balmy coastal city. (Steve Bisson/Savannah Morning News via AP)
January 03, 2018 - 4:23 pm
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on winter weather: (all times local): 4:10 p.m. Airlines have already canceled 500 U.S. flights on Wednesday because of a winter storm socking the Southeast, and many more will be scuttled Thursday as the brunt of the winter weather is expected to hit the Northeast...
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A stroller walks with a dog as winter storm Burglind blows over the Lake Constance, Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, in Rorschach, Switzerland. The storm is expected to cause strong gusts of wind of up to 150 kilometers per hour in some mountain areas. (Gian Ehrenzeller/Keystone via AP)
January 03, 2018 - 10:27 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the storm battering Europe (all times local): 3:25 p.m. Swiss police say several people are stuck after high winds caused cable cars to stop running in the skiing resort of Pizol. St. Gallen police say in a statement that several rescue teams are trying to get the people...
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Big waves crash over the sea walls in Blackpool northwest England as a storm lashed the UK with violent storm-force winds of up to 100mph, leaving thousands of homes without power and hitting transport links Wednesday Jan. 3, 2018. (Peter Byrne/PA via AP)
January 03, 2018 - 10:18 am
LONDON (AP) — A violent storm packing winds of up to 100 miles per hour battered many parts of western Europe Wednesday, wreaking havoc on transport and leaving hundreds of thousands of homes across France, Switzerland, Britain and Ireland without power. In Switzerland, the storm canceled flights...
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Michael Labingo wraps himself in blankets as the Star of Hope's Love in Action van delivers blankets and supplies to the homeless as temperatures hover in the 30s Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018 in Houston. Plunging overnight temperatures in Texas brought rare snow flurries as far south as Austin, and accidents racked up on icy roads across the state. In the central Texas city of Abilene, the local police chief said more than three dozen vehicle crashes were reported in 24 hours. (Michael Ciaglo/Houston Chronicle via AP)
January 02, 2018 - 11:04 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Bitterly cold temperatures gripped much of the nation on Tuesday, testing the mettle of even winter-wise northerners and delivering a shock to those accustomed to far milder weather in the South. The cold has been blamed for at least a dozen deaths, prompted officials to open...
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Chris McGuire tries to stay warm as he waits for a space at the City Rescue Mission on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018, in Jacksonville, Fla. Dangerously cold temperatures blamed for several deaths have wreaked havoc across a wide swath of the U.S., freezing a water tower in Iowa, halting ferry service in New York and leading officials to open warming centers even in the Deep South. (Will Dickey/The Florida Times-Union via AP)
January 02, 2018 - 8:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Anchorage, Alaska, was warmer Tuesday than Jacksonville, Florida. The weather in the U.S. is that upside down. That's because the Arctic's deeply frigid weather escaped its regular atmospheric jail that traps the worst cold. It then meandered south to the central and eastern...
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U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., left, swears in New York Mayor Bill de Blasio for a second term as mayor at City Hall in New York, Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. With De Blasio, second from left, are his daughter Chiara, son Dante, and wife, Chirlane McCray. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
January 01, 2018 - 4:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Bill de Blasio began his second term as New York City mayor Monday at a swearing in ceremony outdoors in freezing temperatures, taking the oath of office administered by Brooklyn native and U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont. "By Vermont standards this is a warm and pleasant...
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Steam rises from Lake Superior as the ship St. Clair comes to harbor during some of the coldest temps of the year, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, at Canal Park in Duluth, Minn. The St. Clair is a self-unloader built in 1976 at Sturgeon Bay, Wis., and is 770 feet long and has 26 hatches that open into 5 cargo holds, providing a load capacity of 45,000 tons. (David Joles/Star Tribune via AP)
January 01, 2018 - 4:09 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Bone-chilling cold gripped much of the central U.S. as 2018 began Monday, breaking century-old records, icing over some New Year's celebrations and leading to at least two deaths attributed to exposure to the elements. The National Weather Service issued wind chill advisories...
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The Tony Marques Band performs on the Third Street Stage during New Year's Eve celebrations at the Fremont Street Experience in downtown Las Vegas, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017. (Steve Marcus/Las Vegas Sun via AP)
January 01, 2018 - 5:30 am
From spectacular fireworks in Hong Kong and Australia to a huge LED lightshow at the world's tallest building in Dubai, a look at how revelers around the world are ringing in 2018: CALIFORNIA The Golden State went green when the calendar turned to 2018. Starting at midnight, California joined the...
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