Storms will continue to affect the West through this weekend and into next week with rounds of precipitation for some needy areas as well as trouble for travelers.
"A half-pound icicle, 3 inches in diameter, falling at terminal velocity exerts a 1,000-pound force on whatever it hits," AccuWeather.com Forensic Meteorologist Steve Wistar said.
As arctic air continues to plunge southward, heavy snow will continue to expand from Colorado to California and Arizona as snow and ice impact part of the South Central states into early this week.
Major League Baseball's spring training starts this week, with teams such as the Pittsburgh Pirates and the San Francisco Giants kicking things off on Thursday, Feb. 19.
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