Holiday travelers have just one day until their Thanksgiving buffets — but before many can tuck into drumsticks and potatoes, they can expect to be buffeted by severe weather. The National Weather Service is warning of two big storm systems across the U.S. — one tacking up the Great Lakes and into New England on Wednesday, while the other is already making its presence felt in the West. Blizzard conditions hit southwestern Oregon and Northern California on Tuesday night, loosed by what meteorologists are calling a "bomb cyclone" — basically, a rapidly intensifying winter storm caused by a precipitous drop in atmospheric pressure. That storm , which the National Weather Service described as "a low pressure record setter for the month of November,"...
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'Bomb Cyclone' Whips Through The West As Winter Storms Snarl Thanksgiving Travel