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The men and women competing for cross-country sprint medals will compete amid windy conditions on Tuesday, Feb. 13.
Cross-country skiing is the oldest type of skiing and developed into a sport in the 19th century.
For the women's event, Norwegian Maiken Caspersen Falla will try to defend her 2014 Sochi gold medal.
The men's competition also features a returning Sochi gold-medalist, Ola Vigen Hattestad, from Norway.
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Strong winds from the west will gust at times, adding a noticeable headwind and/or tailwind throughout parts of the course, AccuWeather Meteorologist Adam Douty said.
Winds could blast up to 30 mph at times. The strongest winds will unfold in the afternoon to early evening as the athletes take to the course.
It will be a milder day than recent with a high near or slightly above 0 C (32 F).
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A natural disaster's threats don't end once the severe weather dissipates.
The lull in the western Pacific Ocean may come to an end next week with a new tropical threat expected to brew near Guam.
On the heels of short-lived Tropical Storm Tara, Mexico remains on high alert as the next tropical threat is expected to ramp up into a hurricane.
Mexico Beach, Florida, was almost completely flattened by Hurricane Michael. However, one home stood high on stilts above the wreckage, appearing largely untouched from the storm.
Eastern Spain is facing the highest risk for flooding from a pair of storms bringing unsettled weather to the Iberian Peninsula and neighboring Africa.
A renewed wave of cold air, locally damaging winds and rain and snow showers will sweep through the midwestern and northeastern United States this weekend.
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