A white Christmas occurred for many areas of the U.S. in 2013, including in the Rockies, portions of the Plains, Upper Midwest and northern New England.
Fresh snow was coating the ground on Christmas from Minnesota and Wisconsin to northern Illinois and Michigan, with amounts above 3 inches in some areas.
Meanwhile, last weekend's storm left behind enough snow for a rare white Christmas across portions of Missouri and Kansas, where the chance for a white Christmas based on climatology ranges from 10-25 percent.
Kansas City had 4 inches of snow on the ground in the morning, so it was officially a white Christmas. According to the National Weather Service office in Kansas City, this was the 21st white Christmas in 124 years of record keeping.
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Heavy snow, wind and severe weather may unfold late this week as a strong storm system sweeps across the central United States.
Tropical Cyclone Alfred will threaten coastal communities around the Gulf of Carpentaria with flooding downpours through early this week.
A stormy weather pattern unfolding across Europe this week will lead to showers and gusty winds sweeping into Germany on a daily basis.
Heavy rain and mountain snow will pound the northwestern United States early this week, with the most significant impacts targeting Northern California.
Southern California bore the brunt of the latest storm to blast into the western United States on Friday.
Flooding rain and locally severe thunderstorms will push eastward across the south-central United States into Monday night.
The taste of spring across the United Kingdom will peak on Monday before the threat for windstorms returns.
One of the biggest storms in years bombarded Southern California with heavy rain and gusty winds to end the week.