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Severe drought conditions have lessened slightly on the Big Island's west side thanks to heavier-than-normal rains in leeward areas last month. But the normally rainier east side of the island had less than average precipitation.
The winter-weary East Coast is getting hit with another storm, one that's dropping snow and ice in the Southeast before it's expected to track northward and dump several inches in and around some of the nation's biggest cities. Here's a sampling of what the latest round of winter weather is wreaking:
Seems like a flake of snow can't fall on a sidewalk in Washington, D.C., without some blowhard from Chicago or New York or Boston bloviating about how much better their hometown handles winter weather.
Winter-weary residents braced themselves Wednesday for another storm, with predictions of deep snow and high winds prompting warnings of widespread power outages just as service was restored to the last of the hundreds of thousands left in the dark after last week's storm.
The New York metropolitan area is bracing for a winter storm that's predicted to dump up to a foot of heavy, wet snow by the time it's all over.
The National Weather Service is warning that road conditions in East Tennessee are expected to be treacherous as ice and snow is forecast to pummel that portion of the state overnight.
Georgia's state climatologist Bill Murphey recalls the snapping of trees under the weight of ice during an epic storm in January 1973. It left an estimated 200,000 people without electricity for several days.
Portions of West Virginia are preparing for another winter storm.
Unless big winter snows fall on the ski area at Mount Ashland, there may be no season at the southern Oregon site and big trouble for the nonprofit association that's been running it since the 1990s.