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Detroit Free Press

Nationwide, a 'ruthless' winter makes dreary weather inescapable

Nationwide, a 'ruthless' winter makes dreary weather inescapable

Landslides along the Pacific, ice in the central time zone and snowstorms in the East made for a dreary weekend across the entire country.

Some form of precipitation was forecast during at least some of the weekend in 23 of the country’s 25 most populous counties. About the the only exception to the wet weather: Florida. But even Floridians have overcast skies this weekend and thunderstorms around the corner.

Two major eastbound storm fronts are behind the weather. The one that pummeled the drought-stricken Southwest with rain on Saturday is expected produce chilly weather from the southern Plains to the mid-Atlantic states as it races eastward the next couple of...