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Winter storm

A winter storm is a type of precipitation in which the dominant varieties of precipitation are forms that only occur at cold temperatures, such as snow or sleet, or a rainstorm where ground temperatures are cold enough to allow ice to form (i.e. freezing rain).

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TheStreet (Oct. 7, 2014) Cooler temperatures should cut heating bills this winter, as few expect the same harsh weather that chilled much of the nation last year. Low temperatures across the Midwest, South and East forced people to use more heat last winter and the price of some fuels soared because of shortages. This year everyone is likely to get a little break on their bills from the weather, and some residents will see substantial price declines too. Heating oil prices are the lowest they've been in four years, and propane prices have fallen far from their peaks last winter. Prices for natural gas and electricity should be higher this winter. But the combined 88% of U.S. households that rely on them for heat should still see lower bills because of lower demand, assuming the weather cooperates. Video provided by TheStreet
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Tropical Storm Iselle Hits Hawaii

Tropical Storm Iselle Hits Hawaii

AP (Aug. 8, 2014) The first storm in a one-two punch heading for Hawaii clamored ashore overnight Friday as weakened Tropical Storm Iselle. The storm knocked out power, caused flooding and downed trees. (Aug. 8) Video provided by AP
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From New England to Georgia, East Coast Digs Out

From New England to Georgia, East Coast Digs Out

AP (Feb. 14, 2014) The Eastern United States is recovering from the massive winter storm that tore from the Southeast through New England, leaving staggering snowfall totals power outages, and roads clogged with cars. The storm is blamed for at least 20 deaths. (Feb. 14) Video provided by AP
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Raw: NASA Satellites Show Hurricane Iselle

Raw: NASA Satellites Show Hurricane Iselle

AP (Aug. 8, 2014) NASA satellites show weakening Hurricane Iselle with category two hurricane Julio behind it. The first storm came ashore in Hawaii early Friday as a weakened tropical storm, while strengthening Julio is set to pass north of the islands. (Aug. 8) Video provided by AP
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