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Snowy and wintry weather whipped across the Northeast and mid-Atlantic Thursday morning, as an Alberta clipper passed over the region.
An Alberta clipper is a storm that originates from the western provinces of Canada, usually Alberta. These storms are generally fast-moving, bring cold air and have limited moisture to work with.
A blanket of snow covered the region, with some places reaching up to 12 inches in southwestern Pennsylvania, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).
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While the snow put many people in the holiday spirit, it caused a number of cancellations and travel delays.
Social media captures the "winter wonderland" created by the snow.
Freshly fallen snow sits precariously on the branches of trees framing the Clemente Bridge in #Pittsburgh this morning, as the North Shore is transformed into a winter wonderland pic.twitter.com/4u3mOPFxh1— Dave DiCello (@DaveDiCello) December 14, 2017
OMG ITS SNOWING IN NYC OMG!!!!!!!!! Snow Day We Get the Day OFF! https://t.co/6zmIbd5s1d <<Snow Day Song << @HWL53 @DUKETHEMAN1 @dlueking @rrommel9999 @TrashgodDave @ophidianpilot @aussietorres @WDTnow @CasualMeyhem @amcharms @Bigfoot__ OMG!!!!! pic.twitter.com/LLI1CMuZCN— ♥ThoseAmericanGirls™ (@ThoseUSAGirls) December 14, 2017
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Persistent rainfall and flooding are likely in parts of the northeastern United States that have already received record-shattering rainfall this summer.
A slow-moving storm has plagued portions of the northeastern United States with dangerous flash flooding through the weekend and into early this week.
For disaster survivors, picking up the pieces can be a real challenge, and the traumatic impacts are not always visible.
The cause of the collapse remains unclear; however, thunderstorms were affecting the city at the time of the collapse.
While many across the Midwest have enjoyed a string of warm and dry days, heavy rain inundating the central Plains will soon overspread the region.
Water rescue crews from Lehigh and Northampton counties rescued over 100 missing rafters on Lehigh River in Carbon County, Pennsylvania, Monday evening.
Twenty-four people were injured after a 5.0 magnitude earthquake shook Tonghai County in the city of Yuxi, southwest China's Yunnan Province Monday morning, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center.
Según un estudio, en aproximadamente 15 años pudiesen comenzar a sentirse los efectos del aumento del nivel del mar por el cambio climático.