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'Bomb cyclone' winter storm moves east after punishing Colorado

'Bomb cyclone' winter storm moves east after punishing ColoradoDENVER (Reuters) – A powerful late-winter blizzard dubbed a "bomb cyclone" by meteorologists moved east on Thursday, hurling hurricane-force winds, tornadoes after dumping heavy snow on Colorado and the plains states and killing a state trooper.



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Winter storms threaten heavy snow, high winds in north; hail and twisters south and east

Winter storms threaten heavy snow, high winds in north; hail and twisters south and eastTwo powerful winter storms threatened strong winds, heavy snow and even blizzard conditions in the north; hail, possible tornadoes in the South.



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At least 23 dead in Alabama tornadoes, winter not over for northeast

At least 23 dead in Alabama tornadoes, winter not over for northeastThe storms inflicted their worst damage on Lee County, Alabama Sunday, an area that includes the state’s largest city of Auburn, destroying numerous homes and businesses. Meanwhile, about 10 inches of snow was expected to fall in the New York City area by Monday morning with the arrival of another arctic blast, prompting all schools in the city to be closed and New Jersey to declare a state of emergency. Punishing cold winds will make it feel 15 degrees below zero Fahrenheit in Chicago Monday with the windchill effect, the National Weather Service said.



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Major weekend winter storm packing heavy snow begins 2,500-mile cross-country sprint

Major weekend winter storm packing heavy snow begins 2,500-mile cross-country sprintA major winter storm threatens heavy snow and rain from California to New England this weekend. Forecasters warn Midwest motorists could be stranded.



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Southwest Airlines cancels nearly 400 flights as maintenance woes, winter storms linger

Southwest Airlines cancels nearly 400 flights as maintenance woes, winter storms lingerThe airline continues to have a higher-than-usual number of aircraft out of service due to maintenance and is dealing with snow in Las Vegas.



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Airlines begin waiving change fees for new winter storm

Airlines begin waiving change fees for new winter stormSouthwest Airlines had already started waiving rebooking fees ahead of the new storm. It’s likely that others would do the same as forecasts solidified.



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Winter storm: Flight cancellations now at 2,500+, extend into Wednesday

Winter storm: Flight cancellations now at 2,500+, extend into WednesdayLarge system brought snow, ice and rain from Midwest to New England. Nearly all big airlines were waiving change fees for airports in the storm's path.



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Wall of winter weather brings sleet, ice and snow from Seattle to New York, affecting 100 million people

Wall of winter weather brings sleet, ice and snow from Seattle to New York, affecting 100 million peopleA wall of winter weather rolling across a wide swath of the northern United States on Tuesday brought sleet, snow, ice and commuter headaches from Seattle to New York.



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Winter storm snarls travel: More than 1,000 flights canceled on Tuesday

Winter storm snarls travel: More than 1,000 flights canceled on TuesdaySouthwest Airlines alone has canceled more than 500 Tuesday flights, including nearly 300 at Chicago's Midway International Airport.



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Here are the facts: Despite winter storms, global warming is real

Here are the facts: Despite winter storms, global warming is realAttacks of extreme cold, big snowstorms and even unwelcome invasions from the polar vortex will continue to occur even as the planet warms.



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