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Surfers watch from the beach as waves generated by Tropical Storm Karen roll to the shore Friday in Pensacola Beach, Fla.
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Brenda Nolting rolls her cart through heavy slush and snow after stocking up on necessities Friday at a supermarket in Rapid City, S.D. Winter Storm Atlas dumped up to three and a half feet of wet, heavy snow on parts of South Dakota.
<ul> <li> <a href="http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/10/05/20831520-powerful-storm-hits-northern-rockies-and-plains-with-winds-heavy-snow?lite" target="_blank">Powerful storm hits northern Rockies and Plains with winds, heavy snow</a> </li> <li> <a href="http://www.weather.com/news/weather-hurricanes/tropical-storm-hurricane-karen-20131003" target="_blank">Tropical Storm Karen Struggles in the Gulf of Mexico</a> </li> </ul>
First published October 5 2013, 9:15 AM