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Coldest NFL Game? Not By a Long Shot

Headed into Sunday’s match-up between the San Francisco 49ers and the Green Bay Packers, many sports analysts and weather forecasters were proclaiming that the record for the coldest NFL game ever played could potentially be broken. With the polar vortex blowing through the central and eastern United States, meteorologists predicted that several parts of the country could see wind-chill temperatures …

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Polar Vortex: Harbinger of Coldness

With a polar vortex gripping the northern and central regions of the country, the National Weather Service warns that “life-threatening wind chill” is something to be taken seriously, as parts of the U.S. brace for temperature lows not seen in decades. The NWS broadcasts, “The coldest temperatures in almost two decades will spread into the northern and central U.S. today …

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Winter Storm Hercules Cancels 2,000 Flights

The start of the new year 2014 has not been that great for the North East regions of the United States. A winter storm named “Hercules” has dumped many inches of snow into various parts of the North East, and the snow has not stopped accumulating either. With this in mind, this has made New Years travel plans a catastrophe …

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Winter Storm Hercules Heads to the Northeast

Before Winter Storm Hercules is finished with the US, roughly 1 in 3 Americans will have seen snow in the early days of 2014. The massive storm dumped more than a foot of snow on parts of the Midwest on New Years Day, and is now slamming the Northeast. According to meteorologist Chris Dolce, Hercules could reach blizzard proportions in …

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Snow in Israel: Pretty and Rare…but Dangerous

It is snowing in Israel and everybody is tripping (& slipping) out. Although Baby Jesus likely would approve of the scenery, it’s now becoming a bit dangerous for Jerusalemites. On Friday, a snowstorm hit Israel and the initial joy of a rare snow appearance soon became a bit of a crisis. According to an Israeli newspaper, they have just experienced …

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Tokyo 5.5 Earthquake Shakes Up Saturday Morning

Yahoo News tells us that eastern Japan has felt a strong rumble registering at a 5.5 magnitude early this morning, but thankfully no tsunami threats, serious damage or nuclear damage have been reported. This has been the ninth earthquake this month. Although always frightening, the citizens of Japan are likely breathing a sigh of relief– this earthquake did not cause …

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Dallas Weather Cancels Half-Marathon

On your mark, get set, no. Looks like Metro PCS Dallas Marathon runners will have to wait, as officials have decided to put a halt on the race, which is scheduled for Sunday, December 8. The Dallas area is expecting to be blasted with 1 to 2 inches of sleet accumulation, with 0.1 to 0.25 inch of freezing rain. This …

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Ginger Zee Is Taking Over The Weather On GMA

Long-time Good Morning America weather anchor, Sam Champion, resigned from ABC on Wednesday to take a managing editor job at The Weather Channel. It was a sad goodbye since Champion is one of the main reasons that GMA has been the top-rated morning show for so many years. Champion and his co-anchors, Robin Roberts, George Stephanopoulos, Josh Elliott and Lara …

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Thanksgiving Storm Threatens Travelers

The holidays are in full swing and, like every other year, travelers will be heading all across the United States to visit families. This year, however, a major storm will be a threat to those travelers, both driving and flying. The day before Thanksgiving is always the busiest travel day of the year, and coincidently, it is also the day …

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Killer Thanksgiving Storm Isis Threatens Travel

The western side of the United States is dealing with an intense storm by the name of Isis, and the southern and eastern parts of the country are sure to have their turn with it soon. According to the Associated Press, the icy storm with the worst possible timing is already responsible for at least eight deaths and hundreds of …

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Western Winter Storm Extends to Texas, Heads East

A deadly winter storm system that began in Southern California has extended to Texas and Oklahoma after sweeping through Arizona and New Mexico late last week. The rain set records in parts of Arizona. The 1.60 inches that fell on Phoenix made Friday the city’s second wettest November day since 1895. Near Amarillo, the storm wrecked havoc on the roads, …

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This Video of the Illinois EF-4 Tornado Is as Gut-Wrenching as It Gets

Over the weekend, tornados rocked the midwest – and one of the hardest-hit towns was Washington, Illinois. According to FEMA, more than 1,000 homes sustained damage, and at least 6 people were killed in Illinois. In Washington specifically, at least 120 people were injured. And Washington resident Marc Wells has provided one of the most harrowing eyewitness accounts of the …

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