The bodies of a boy and a girl, both 5 were found in central Arizona after their vehicle was swept away Friday while crossing a swollen creek. A storm-related death also was reported in South Dakota.
The National Weather Service said the inclement weather stems from a powerful transcontinental storm that has hammered the western U.S. During Thanksgiving, it moved east and is now expected to bring up to 12 inches of snow to parts of the Great Lakes region.
Greeley, Colo., officials canceled the city's annual Greeley Lights the Night festival because of the weather.
Farther south, precipitation was in the form of rain and thunderstorms.
Another system is forecast to develop in the mid-Atlantic Sunday, moving as a nor'easter into Monday.
"The potential exists for 8 to 16 inches of snow across interior portions of NY and extending eastward to southern ME, with winter storm warnings in effect", the forecast read. "Everybody thinks the day before Thanksgiving is the busiest; it is not". The situation was similar out west at the San Francisco International Airport, where some flights were delayed due to strong winds. The second of the three children turned up later Saturday.
"We want to bring her home safely to her family", said Lt. Virgil Dodd of the Gila County Sheriff's Office.
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Major interstates in Colorado that closed Saturday also were reopened by Sunday morning. Several other roads and highways also were closed.
A plow clears snow on Interstate 70 in the foothills west of Denver. NY will see up to 2 inches of snowfall each hour on Sunday and Monday, it said, making for unsafe roads as the snow piles on.
Families in California took advantage of the early season snow in the Grapevine area, sledding down slopes in Frazier Park, California.
In northern Montana, more than a foot of fresh snow and strong wind gusts are expected to combine to create ground blizzard conditions along the Rocky Mountain front. On Sunday, the wind will be out of the north at 10-20 miles per hour.
Almost the entire lengths of both Wyoming interstates were closed Saturday.
Travel was also hard in Colorado Saturday as winds blew around snow that fell in previous days.
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