Flooding Hits Western U.S., Winter Storm in the East

Creator: Ted S. Warren | Credit: AP

Floods hit parts of the Northwestern United States on Friday after heavy rains, while a winter storm brought more than a half a foot (15 cm) in snow in the eastern parts of the country, closing schools, offices and busy roads.

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SOURCE: Reuters – Reporting by Susan Heavey in Washington, Brendan O’Brien in Chicago; Additional reporting by Tyler Clifford in New York; writing by Costas Pitas; editing by Jonathan Oatis, Cynthia Osterman and Sandra Maler