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Texas sees it all from wind to snow

Texas, USA
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Amarillo firefighters investigate a multivehicle accident on eastbound Interstate 40 near in Amarillo on Thursday. Blowing snow and slick spots caused the pileup.

Meteorologists were abuzz
about this week's UNUSUAL weather in the U.S. Midwest. "In Illinois Wednesday, you had a tornado watch and a blizzard warning separated by 50 miles." You'll generally have a strong pressure gradient with a winter storm; therefore, you will get warm moist air on one side of the storm and snow on the other.
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