Record snow leaves many in dark, and with plenty of spoiled food

Wet snow leaves many in dark, and with plenty of spoiled food

www.dailyprogress.com
March 15, 2013

While last week’s record snowfall may have melted, with power restored to most, downed trees removed and things getting back to normal, some families in Greene and other affected areas are facing a new emergency.

Power failures created by last Wednesday’s storm mean that many people are dumping spoiled food from refrigerators and freezers.

For some the loss may be even greater. Since the preceding weekend was the beginning of the month, some families have lost a great deal of food supplies for the month. Even with insurance, spending money to replace this food may mean not spending money needed for medication, utilities and rent.

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Blizzard brings US northeast to a halt

Blizzard brings US northeast to a halt

www.theaustralian.com.au
February 10, 2013

A FEROCIOUS snowstorm hit the northeastern United States for a second successive day, killing at least two people, bringing transportation to a halt.

The storm dumped more than a foot and a half (about 46 centimeters) of snow on New York state and Connecticut, severing power and transport links for tens of millions of people.

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Housing crisis looms as storm victims battle cold

Housing crisis looms as storm victims battle cold

http://www.reuters.com
Nov 4, 2012

A housing crisis loomed in New York City as victims of superstorm Sandy struggled on Sunday without heat in near-freezing temperatures, and officials fretted displaced residents would not be able to vote in Tuesday’s presidential election.

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Brutal Bering Sea ice blocking Arctic supply ships

Brutal Bering Sea ice blocking Arctic supply ships

http://www.alaskadispatch.com
Jul 12, 2012

Brutal sea ice conditions that northwest Alaska battled all winter haven’t receded in parts of northern Canada. Two resupply ships are stuck waiting at the mouth of Frobisher Bay in Iqaluit because of tough ice conditions.

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Orlando, Daytona Beach reach record-low temperatures

Orlando, Daytona Beach reach record-low temperatures

http://articles.orlandosentinel.com
June 28, 2012

Record low temperatures were shattered in Orlando and Daytona Beach overnight after a cool front moved through the area.

According to the National Weather Service in Melbourne the temperature dipped to 64 degrees at Orlando International Airport, shattering the previous record of 66 set in 1920.

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Forest Service in quandary about Colorado frozen cows

Forest Service in quandary about Colorado frozen cows

http://www.foxnews.com
April 17, 2012

It may take explosives to dislodge a group of cows that wandered into an old ranger cabin high in the Rocky Mountains, then died and froze solid when they couldn’t get out.

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Record Winter Snow in Anchorage

Record Winter Snow in Anchorage

http://blogs.woodtv.com
April 9th, 2012

Anchorage, Alaska has broken a 57-year old record for the snowiest winter in history.

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Cold weather keeping Ice Alaska park open through April 1

Cold weather keeping Ice Alaska park open through April 1

http://newsminer.com
Mar 23, 2012

FAIRBANKS — It’s a sign that spring is not quite here yet.

Thanks to what has been a much-colder-than-normal March, the Ice Alaska ice park at the end of Phillips Field Road will stay open until April 1, a week longer than was planned. The ice park was originally scheduled to close on Sunday.

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Winter Weather Coming to L.A. County This Weekend

Winter Weather Coming to L.A. County This Weekend

http://glendora.patch.com
March 15, 2012

It looks like Los Angeles County might welcome a cold, wet St. Patrick’s Day weekend as forecasters are predicting unusually low temperatures, heavy rainfall and low snow levels in the mountains this weekend.

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Huge Snowfall for Ski Areas Across USA

Huge Snowfall for Ski Areas Across USA

http://en.skiinfo.com
7 March 2012

The past week has been the snowiest of winter 2011-12 across the USA with resort’s from Alaska to New Hampshire reporting huge snowfalls – most several feet, the biggest as much as 171cm (a few inches short of six feet) at Alyeska in Alaska.

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