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February 11, 2010|By Frank Roylance | Sun Reporter // Weather Blogger

Ted Lingelbach writes from Parkville: "Beside the lake-effect belts, are there any other areas of the U.S. that get snowstorms of the frequency and volume of the nor'easters that affect our Middle Atlantic and New England?" Steve Zubrick, NWS science officer at Sterling, says, "Big snowstorms are common along the Pacific Coast ranges." Our Super Bowl weekend storm "wouldn't hold a candle to the storms that regularly pound the Northwest and the Alaska Coast ranges."

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