Thanksgiving Day featured some lake-effect snow showers across the Great Lakes region, as frigid temperatures plunged all the way down to the Gulf Coast.
Rain, freezing rain and snow slowed traffic and caused excessive airport delays across the East for the busiest travel day of the year on Wednesday.
NWS-trained spotters reported 4.8 inches of snow in Bethel, N.C. Three inches of accumulation fell in Summersville, W. Va.
Freezing rain was reported as far south as Georgia.
Closed roads and flights delays caused travel hold ups across Pennsylvania, New York, Ohio, the Virginias and New England. Some residual flight delays held up takeoff at airports with clear weather conditions as well.
Ice-covered tree branches in Michigan. Photo by Miranda.
Lake-effect snow accumulated in Michigan. Photo by Becca Posey.
West Middlesex, Pa., by Sharon Foulk-Lucich.
Freezing rain ices over a mailbox in State College, Pa. Photo by Jesse Ferrell.
Southwestern Virginia by Austin Swiney.
Frametown, W. Va., by Toni Amick.
Barrackville, W. Va., by Danny Waldsmith.
Newark Valley, N.Y., by mikeyg733.
Family farm in Five Forks, W. Va. by Kaitlin Carpenter.
Louisville, Ohio, by 504wife.
Akron, Ohio, by Pierre Bell.
Franklin, Pa., by brycreagle1213.
State College, Pa., by Andreia Seixas.
Mercer County, Pa., by Alex BuCher.
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Typhoon Haima will make a second landfall in southeastern China on Friday after leaving at least seven dead in the northern Philippines.
A dramatic change to colder weather, and in some cases a taste of winter with snow, will take place into this weekend.
July-like heat baked the central and eastern portions of the United States early this week, putting century old records in jeopardy.
Many places received the first snowfall of the season as storms rolled through the northwestern U.S.
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Seattle, WA (1987)
69 degrees - record high for the date - the 29th record high of the year.
Central CA (1991)
Huge fires fanned by strong winds. The Oakland area was hardest hit with hundreds of homes destroyed. All told, the fires led to $1.5 billion damage. Twenty-five people died; 150 injured.
Edmonton, AB (1995)
Small snowstorm brought major traffic problems; dozens of vehicles slid into ditches during the first snowfall of the season.