06 Mar 2014
Baltimore; Scranton, Pennsylvania; Morgantown, West Virginia; Zanesville, Ohio; and Flint, Michigan all set or tied record lows. Niagara Falls freezes again: more.. Photos The latest in a series of arctic weather systems to grip the winter-weary eastern United States, the cold front stretched from the Canadian border to southern Texas, where freezing rain was forecast. Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe called National Guard units to help rescue motorists stranded on icy Interstate 40 in the eastern part of the state. The storm dumped snow, sleet and freezing rain on much of Arkansas late on Sunday, leaving it nearly paralyzed. The severe cold http://leroynhmz.jigsy.com/entries/general/kanye-west-defends-drake-in-recent-tiff-with-rolling-stone and icy roads prompted the federal government to open its Washington offices with a two-hour delay after being closed on Monday. Schools, colleges and local governments throughout the region were closed or opening late. The cold is expected gradually to lift to normal March temperatures this http://antioneuxiq.wordpress.com week, first in the U.S. midsection and then in eastern states, Oravec said. The storm was blamed for at least six deaths, most of them from traffic accidents on slippery roads.