A storm system known as a “bomb cyclone” slowly churned through the U.S. interior Thursday for the second time in a month, unleashing a blizzard that struck the Upper Midwest and creating hazardous fire conditions farther south.
The Plains could get more than 2 feet of snow by Friday morning, and South Dakota could be the hardest hit, with more than 30 inches possible.
The D.C. area is under a Winter Weather Advisory until 1 p.m. Thursday. All Maryland schools in the D.C. metro area — as well as most major systems in the region — are closed due to snow.
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When the powerful winter storm that’s moving through the Southeast coast reaches the Northeast on Thursday, it will undergo a rapid intensification or bombogenesis, a term coined by meteorologists.
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