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Flight Cancellations top 12,000 as USA Braces for 'Bomb Cyclone'

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Nearly the entirety of the United States is currently dealing with one of the most intense winter weather events in modern history, and it is wreaking havoc on the holiday travel season.

A “bomb cyclone” is forming in parts of the country on Thursday night, with temperatures around the nation plummeting in the wee hours, making for treacherous travel and stranding an extraordinary number of Christmas travelers from coast to coast.

At least five people have been killed as a treacherous ‘once-in-a-generation’ winter system pummels central and eastern parts of the United States – with at least six governors calling for a state of emergency.

New York Governor Kathy Hochul declared a state of emergency and issued a traffic ban on part of Interstate 90 beginning on Friday at 6 am due to the incoming storm’s expected brutality.

The trouble was widespread.

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She joins at least five other states, ahead of the frigid, powerful snowstorm moving across the U.S. through Friday, and expected to hit multiple states with heavy snow, damaging winds, freezing rain and dangerous bitter cold.

Kentucky, Missouri, Oklahoma, Georgia and North Carolina have all issued the emergency orders that, in part, activate their emergency response and operations plans.

Social media users were taking to Twitter to share their stunning experiences.

Stay warm, folks…this could be a wild one.

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As a lifelong advocate for the dream promised us in the Constitution, Andrew West has spent his years authoring lush prose editorial dirges regarding America's fall from grace and her path back to prosperity. When West isn't railing against the offensive whims of the mainstream media or the ideological cruelty that is so rampant in the US, he spends his time seeking adventurous new food and fermented beverages, with the occasional round of golf peppered in.




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