Tornadoes were reported in Texas as strong northeasterdly winds brought rain and thunderstorms to large parts of the state.
A massive search was launched involving helicopters from the Army National Guard and the U.S. Coast Guard.
A winter storm hit parts of the Midwest and Northwest on Friday and will continue onto the Northeast through the weekend.
Other states affected include Wisconsin, Nebraska, Vermont and Maine.
"I feel it is an honour for us to be able to go to the Overwatch World Cup at Blizzcon and represent the spirit and culture of Hong Kong on a global stage," said General Manager of Team Hong Kong Derek Kwok.
"I feel like the punishment for me is too harsh. I believe they ban me because of the pressure from China."
Denise Ho said China's aggressive approach to freedom of expression is only making its reputation worse and its situation more difficult.
Brian Kibler, Amnesiac, Admirable and Kripp share their thoughts on Blizzard's recent "Hearthstone" Hong Kong controversy.
The gaming community has come together to give Team Hong Kong a chance to compete.
Fans of "Hearthstone" are outraged by Blitzchung's recent ban from competitive play.
A surprise burst of September snowfall in the northern Rocky Mountains prompted the Montana Governor to declare an emergency Sunday as several feet of snow blocked roadways and buried homes across several states.
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Wild Florida staff members known as the "Croc Squad" announced the female alligator had laid a total of 19 eggs three weeks ago, which were successfully taken into incubation.
The latest balance changes are part of a long line of tweaks meant to help Hearthstone's growing power creep problem.
At least three states including Nebraska, Iowa and Wisconsin have declared states of emergency in the wake of historic flooding and blizzard conditions caused by the "bomb cyclone."
One Trump ally said administration officials are preparing for a "subpoena blizzard" as House Democrats launch their long-promised oversight investigations into everything from the president's taxes to corruption allegations.
The storm was making its way east as of Thursday.
The roots of modern esports tournaments stretch back decades. And Blizzard was there.