Big storm pelts Midwest and Northeast with ‘wintry mix’ of snow, ice

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A strong storm pelted the Midwest and Northeast with heavy snow on Saturday, with some areas already seeing a foot on the ground and forecasts predicting that up to 20 states and 70 million people will feel its polar conditions through the weekend.

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Fatal freeze: Winter storm menaces East Coast commuters, cancels 1,000 flights

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A blast of winter weather wiped hundreds of flights off the boards Monday after causing dozens of wrecks, including one that tangled up about 50 cars, on snowy and icy roads in the Northeast.

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Busiest travel day of year to be ‘pretty bad’ for millions as pre-Thanksgiving storm looms

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A deadly winter storm system heading east threatens widespread cancellations at some of the country’s busiest airports on the eve of Thanksgiving, a meteorologist warned Tuesday.

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300 feared dead after tropical cyclone slams into Somalia

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The death toll from a tropical cyclone that hit Somalia’s semi-autonomous Puntland region at the weekend has risen to 140 but the final figure could total 300, the government said on Wednesday.

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Superstorm Sandy: One year later

The people and communities that suffered when Superstorm Sandy collided with the eastern seaboard almost a year ago will be remembered in public events marking the anniversary of the storm’s landfall.

In observance of the one-year anniversary, NBC News will dedicate special coverage to the continuing relief efforts and personal stories of those affected by Superstorm Sandy.

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Lightning strikes the Willis Tower in Chicago

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Tornado watches and warnings stretched over the Midwest on Wednesday night as a massive storm system menaced the biggest cities of the Midwest, pushing tornadoes, extraordinary winds and heavy rain — and perhaps even a derecho, an explosive wind pattern that’s like a hurricane on land.

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Brewing storm could spawn deadly derecho

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A storm system over the Midwest threatened millions Wednesday with heavy rain, hail and perhaps even a derecho — a rare, explosive wind pattern that killed 13 in a similar storm, seen above, last year.

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Future storms won’t be named ‘Sandy’

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The National Weather Service says the name Sandy won’t be used for any future storms after it was assigned to the massive storm that hit the East Coast in 2012.

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Homes leveled as storms rip through Missouri, Arkansas

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A forceful storm system whipped tornadoes and severe thunderstorms across Missouri and Arkansas late Wednesday, wrecking homes, downing power lines and injuring multiple people in both states.

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How deep is it? Show us your snow photos #NBCNewsPics

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As the latest snow storm moves across the Midwest to the east coast, share your snow photos with us. Please add the hashtag #NBCNewsPics to your photos on Instagram and Twitter.

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Deadly storm dumps snow in North, heavy rain in South

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A powerful winter storm continued to hit much of the country Tuesday, with heavy snow spreading from the Plains to the Great Lakes and severe thunderstorms possible in the South, forecasters warned.

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Winter storm pummels central US; most snow in Wichita in a generation

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Lumbering coast to coast, a winter storm hammered the Great Plains on Thursday, and more than a dozen more states were forecast to be hit in coming days.

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Bolt from the blue: Lightning strikes St. Peter’s after pope’s announcement

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Lightning strikes St. Peter’s basilica during a storm in the Vatican City on Feb. 11, 2013, the same day Pope Benedict XVI announced his resignation.

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Danger not over as Northeast digs out after storm 

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Ten deaths are blamed on the blizzard, including a boy killed by carbon monoxide; hundreds of thousands still without power.

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BREAKING: 9 deaths from Northeast blizzard confirmed, including 5 in Connecticut

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A gusting winter storm buried parts of the Northeast under 3 feet of snow and left millions of people with little to do Saturday but wait — for lights to come on, flights to resume and packed-in cars to be freed.

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