Snowstorm hits High Desert hard; travel discouraged

The first big winter storm of the season dropped several inches of snow across the High Desert on Tuesday, causing so many crashes and slide-offs authorities were prompted to advise against travel if at all possible.


Major blizzards in U.S. history

POSTED: 8:39 AM PST February 7, 2013    UPDATED: 12:13 PM PST December 27, 2014 

As the Northeast prepares to get pummeled by snow, check out the other major blizzards in U.S. history.

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The National Weather Service is using terms like "life-threatening" and "historic" to describe the weather system taking aim at the Northeast. Check out some of the other major blizzards in U.S. history.


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