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6:58 pm
Mon December 9, 2013

Cold Enough For You? Arctic Weather Bites The Northwest

Icicle weather in the Rogue Valley
Credit Geoffrey Riley/JPR

The cold snap that plunged the Northwest into arctic-like winter last week is lingering, making it a challenge to do everything from getting to work to taking a shower. We look at how the big freeze is affecting people across the region.

Winter is getting off to a brisk start in the normally-mild Pacific Northwest. Overnight temperatures have broken sub-zero records in some areas.  

Apparently, we can blame Canada.

Matthew Cohen is a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Portland.

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Cold Snap Follows Storm
10:17 am
Sat December 7, 2013

Region Digs Out From Early Season Storm

Downtown Ashland traffic creeps North late Friday afternoon.
Credit Geoffrey Riley/JPR

Now THAT'S a winter storm.

It may take much of the weekend for the region to dig out from Friday's snowfall.

Snow fell as far south as Mendocino County, snarling roads and causing numerous accidents.  School days, sporting events and stage shows were cancelled in response.

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