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A storm moving across the central United States late-week brought both severe and winter weather to several states.
In northeastern Nebraska and northwestern Iowa on Friday, severe storms spawned dangerous tornadoes. 15 were injured, the Associated Press reported.
On Saturday, the National Weather Service Omaha office reported that the damage survey team in Wayne found a some spots in an industrial park that suggested an EF-4 tornado had touched down. Mostly, however, the damage was rated EF-2 and EF-3, they said.
On Friday and Saturday, several feet of snow fell across Wyoming and South Dakota, bringing blizzard conditions to the region.
Numerous roadways were closed and thousands were without power. As much as 44 inches fell northwest of Rapid City in Lead, S.D., a National Weather Service observer reported.
— Pilker76 (@Pilker76) October 5, 2013
RAPID CITY, SD FALL STORM OF 2013. This storm includes 4 foot drifts, 3 feet of snow, powers outages, RC closed. pic.twitter.com/IwA3XStSau
— Danielle (@DanielleShuster) October 5, 2013
Snow bringing down trees in Casper, WY (facebook photo from Dixie McMechan) pic.twitter.com/TT8Zp0PKNP
— SevereStudios (@severestudios) October 4, 2013
— Mark Tarello (@mark_tarello) October 5, 2013
This is the Wayne softball complex after the tornado hit tonight. pic.twitter.com/GScEBJyFlT
— Chuck Hughes (@ChuckHughes23) October 4, 2013
— Georgia Storm Chaser (@StormCoker) October 4, 2013
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The northeastern United States endured gusty winds, plummeting temperatures and snow this weekend.
A seventh victim has been found after a landslide struck a construction site in Penang, Malaysia on Friday.
With the exception of a day here and there, the overall weather pattern will remain chilly in the northeastern United States with opportunities for snow through the end of October.
Following a retreat of moisture, more rain will spread across Texas this week, and eventually reach areas along the Florida Gulf Coast still recovering from Hurricane Michael.
Vicente, and Willa, which is expected to become a major hurricane, will combine to bring a one-two tropical punch to southwestern and western Mexico this week.
Cold air will settle over the Northeast this week, bringing a chilly start to the 2018 World Series.
A very sharp cold front sent damaging winds and snow through areas near Chicago, Illinois.
With the northeastern United States facing gusty winds, plummeting temperatures and even snow this weekend, residents may be wondering how long the taste of winter will last.