Many areas in the north of the state received several inches of rain.
Scientists and engineers think California's water infrastructure isn't ready for a very large storm.
New England will get the brunt of the snow accumulation, with localized amounts of up to 22 inches near Boston, as well as some coastal flooding.
Call it a nor'easter, a "bomb cyclone," or a superstorm—in an era of worsening extreme weather, fierce winter systems like this are arriving with startling frequency.
Shoreline scavengers also found a host of other dead creatures.
Some areas received up to 14 inches of snow, leading to fatal car accidents and canceled school.
The governors of Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and Virginia declared states of emergency.
Winter Storm Grayson is a rare snow hurricane and the first to hit the U.S. since Hurricane Sandy.
And no, it's not by freezing to death.
Winter Storm Grayson is churning up the East Coast.
There's a difference between weather and climate.
The early October storm in Colorado follows a Montana blizzard that set a record for the heaviest two-day October snowfall.
Ice, freezing rain and winter storm warnings were in effect from the Texas panhandle north into Iowa and east through central Indiana.
Washington has 2,600 snow-shoveling volunteers.
Up to 50 million people could be affected by what meteorologist Nick Gregory calls a "classic nor'easter."