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Major Colorado highways have been closed after a winter storm covered the area, knocking out power to thousands
Power outages, isolated towns may hurt the continent's fragile economic prospects.
Phil emerged from his lair and predicted six more weeks of winter.
Storm system stretched from the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico.
Freezing rain and ice pellets caused numerous accidents in the Seattle area.
The National Weather Service in Seattle said the biggest amounts could come on Wednesday.
Alaskans woke up to more snow Thursday, adding to the snowiest period on record in Anchorage.
U.S. Geological Survey said the 7.3-magnitude quake struck 260 miles off the coast of Aceh.
Students who wish to avoid cold weather and snow should consider schools in these areas.
An ice skating phenomenon might explain the snowball effect behind icy avalanches.