The storm dropped up to a foot of snow on parts of Michigan and 6 inches or more in Illinois, prompting hundreds of flight cancellations.
The second winter storm moving through the Sacramento region made for many problems in the area.
Heavy rain, pounding waves and plenty of snow in the mountains are all in the forecast as Northern Californians brace for a weekend of wintry weather.
Winter weather is bringing rain, snow and wind, which caused the rain to come down sideways in some parts of the area.
Northern Californians are enjoying a brief respite from the cold and wet weather that has gripped the region over the past few days.
Yes, it’s really possible that downtown San Francisco might see its first snowfall in more than 30 years later this week. Might being the operative word.
The rains and snows that returned to California Christmas night caused some traffic closures, but there were no immediate reports of serious flooding.
A series of winter storms bearing down on California Saturday was threatening parts of the state with flooding, and officials were posting mudflow warnings in areas recently affected by wildfires ahead of this weekend’s rains.