Winter weather

Allen and Cooper Alexander, 4, spin around while sledding down a hill Friday Dec. 8, 2017, in Vicksburg, Miss. Heavy snow fell across several Southern states Friday. (Courtland Wells/The Vicksburg Post via AP)
December 08, 2017 - 6:16 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Snowfall blanketed parts of the Deep South on Friday, delighting schoolchildren with an unexpected holiday but also reviving panicky memories for many adults of past storms that trapped commuters on interstates for hours. Businesses closed and commuters left work early as snow mixed...
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Allen and Cooper Alexander, 4, spin around while sledding down a hill Friday Dec. 8, 2017, in Vicksburg, Miss. Heavy snow fell across several Southern states Friday. (Courtland Wells/The Vicksburg Post via AP)
December 08, 2017 - 5:07 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The snow that blanketed parts of the Deep South on Friday delighted schoolchildren with an unexpected holiday but also revived panicky memories for many adults of past storms that trapped commuters on interstates for hours. Businesses closed and commuters left work early as snow...
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Belhaven University student Rebecca Guerrero is clobbered by several snowballs outside the Bellhaven Bowl football stadium, as students blow off some final exam anxiety with snowball fights Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, in Jackson, Miss. The forecast called for a wintry mix of precipitation. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
December 08, 2017 - 1:57 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The snow that blanketed parts of the Deep South Friday delighted schoolchildren with an unexpected holiday but also revived panicky memories for many adults of past storms that trapped commuters on interstates for hours. In Alabama, manager Liza Snell worked the morning shift at...
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Belhaven University student Rebecca Guerrero is clobbered by several snowballs outside the Bellhaven Bowl football stadium, as students blow off some final exam anxiety with snowball fights Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, in Jackson, Miss. The forecast called for a wintry mix of precipitation. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
December 08, 2017 - 12:51 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The snow that dusted parts of the Deep South early Friday delighted schoolchildren with an unexpected holiday but also revived panicky memories for many adults of past storms that trapped commuters on interstates for hours. In Alabama, manager Liza Snell worked the morning shift at...
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American flags wave as snow falls, blanketing vehicles in a car sales lot, Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, in Jackson, Miss. The forecast called for a wintry mix of precipitation across several Deep South states. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
December 08, 2017 - 12:13 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The snow that dusted parts of the Deep South early Friday delighted schoolchildren with an unexpected holiday but also brought back panicky memories for many adults of past storms that trapped commuters on interstates for hours. In Alabama, manager Liza Snell worked the morning shift...
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A person walks under a street light as snow falls, early Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, in Birmingham, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
December 08, 2017 - 8:43 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Snow fell across parts of the Deep South early Friday, causing Southerners to panic and rush toward the grocery store even as forecasters predicted any accumulations would melt quickly. The forecast called for a mix of rain and snow across several Deep South states. Parts of Alabama...
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A person walks under a street light as snow falls, early Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, in Birmingham, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
December 08, 2017 - 8:05 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Snow was falling across parts of the Deep South early Friday, causing Southerners to panic and rush toward the grocery store even as forecasters predicted any accumulations would melt quickly. The forecast called for a mix of rain and snow across several Deep South states. Parts of...
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Frank Gehrke, right, chief of the California Cooperative Snow Surveys Program for the Department of Water Resources, checks the weight of the snowpack on a scale held by Armando Quintero, chairman of the California Water Commission during the third manual snow survey of the season at Phillips Station, Wednesday, March 1, 2017, near Echo Summit, Calif. The survey showed the snowpack at 179 percent of normal for this location at this time of year.The state's electronic snow monitors say the Sierra Nevada snowpack is at 185 percent of normal. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
March 01, 2017 - 5:02 pm
PHILLIPS STATION, Calif. (AP) — The Sierra Nevada snowpack is close to setting records notched more than three decades ago — a welcome sight after five years of punishing drought in California, surveyors said Wednesday. A series of storms that doused the state in the first two months of the year...
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