Ais about to take a swipe at a big part of the country. It's already piling up snow in the west. As it moves east, millions of others could experience blizzard-like conditions.
In Southern California, intense rain and flooding caused mudslides.
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The interstate connecting Mexico to Canada is back open in California after hundreds of drivers were stranded in the snow for 17 hours.
Near the California-Oregon border, people are picking up the pieces after a rapidly forming bomb cyclone packing hurricane-force winds ripped through homes.
Flagstaff, Arizona, is still buried under fresh snow. In Albuquerque, a 60-year Thanksgiving Day snow record was shattered.
A break in the weather in Utah helped thaw out icy roads blamed for close calls like one captured by a dashcam during a traffic stop.
Thanksgiving weekend's cross-country repeat will make its way east, dumping more rain on places like Topeka, Kansas, where Black Friday shoppers battled the cold temps for big deals.
Record snow levels were set from Denver to New Mexico.
Even California's normally bone-dry Death Valley didn't escape the storm. In one day, the desert got three months' worth of rain. With more rain and snow on the way, drivers are being warned about flooded roads.