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    From Snow Rollers to Haboobs: A Visual Tour of Diverse US Weather Phenomena

    By By Katy Galimberti, AccuWeather.com Staff Writer
    October 02, 2014, 6:58:32 AM EDT

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    With the United States stretching across such a vast mass of land, the varying landscape offers diverse weather phenomena in every corner of the country.

    While weather phenomena such as the polar vortex and derecho have become more common terminology, there are distinctive weather terms more commonly known in different regions of the country.

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    Take a glance at where certain phrases take hold and learn what they mean by following the regional slideshows below.


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