After natural disasters, it’s not uncommon to see pop-up charities appear, particularly around the holiday season.
A train of storms will continue to deliver rain to the Pacific Northwest with one particular storm this weekend likely to be the strongest of the bunch.
A major storm centered on Christmas Eve will affect the Midwest and East with areas of strong winds, heavy snow, torrential rain and thunderstorms.
With many winter storms lined up, snow will create a wintry setting for Christmas in some areas.
Kansas City was shaken out of its usual routine early Thursday morning as commuters woke to nearly 5 inches of snow in some areas, marking the first substantial storm of the season.
Friday should be the hottest day since last summer in Perth, Australia, with more heat in store for Christmas.
Flagstaff, AZ (1967)
End of record 7-day snowstorm; total 83" snow.
Lancaster, CA (1984)
Ended up with about a foot of snow. One spot in Kern County (North of LA) had 19" of snow.
Arctic blast causes temperatures to plunge to 20 to 30 below zero.