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These snowstorms have been bad, but weird weather has afflicted York County forever

York County, Pa., is understandably weary with all the slow – with more expected tonight. But this Media Center gallery reminds us all that we’ve seen weired weather before. And this photo is part of that gallery. Here, a horse is seen in his Felton Road pasture in 2001, but with the addition of high water. Those are part of flash flooding in the area.

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These 8 scenes show current and past York, Pa., bad weather moments

Pax and other bad weather events bring inconvenience, property damage or worse. But they also bring memorable photographs, such as this scene this morning on the streets of York Pa.

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‘Icepocalypse’ fits the storm that felled big trees in York County, Pa.

York, Pa., Daily Record/Sunday News columnist Mike Argento used the term ‘Icepocalypse’ in a Tweet about this week’s ice storm: ‘Trees down everywhere. No cars on the roads. Power out everywhere. It’s the Icepocalypse.’ At one point, 70,000 York County residents were without power. Mike’s label kind of fit. So out of all the thousands of photos YDR professionals and residents captured of ‘Icepocalype,’ this Paul Kuehnel photo from Glen Rock tells the clearest image of the storm. If the storm can fell a tree of this size, ‘Icepocalypse’ works as a name for that storm.

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Glen Rock storms: ‘I think the snows of years ago were much deeper’

Glen Rock’s Main Street at the railroad tracks is stacked with snow. This circa 1912 photograph comes courtesy of John Hufnagel of the Glen Rock Historic Preservation Society. Also of interest: . Otts Hufnagel writes about Glen Rock’s first mill, … Continue reading

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Wacky weather in 2011? Yes, but that’s not new. Linked in with neat history stuff, Jan. 7, 2012

Can you believe it’s been 15 years since that nasty Blizzard of 1996? The York Daily Record/Sunday News is collecting memories of that powerful storm.The anniversary reminds us that such bad weather events have been with us forever, despite what … Continue reading

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Before the 2011 late October storm came the 1972 snowfall. And before that? 1925.

‘Two feet of snow,’ the small headline above the photo caption on Friday, Oct. 20’s York (Pa.) Daily Record front page said. That’s two boots – or feet – in the photograph. The caption writer then owned up to the … Continue reading

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If onion snow comes in late spring, is it pumpkin snow in York, Pa.’s October?

This photo tells the storm of Saturday, Oct. 29’s snowstorm. The York Daily Record/Sunday News’ Jason Plotkin captures Steve Smith walking down North George Street in York, Pa., Saturday. Also of interest: Check out all bad weather posts from the … Continue reading

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