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Snow blankets parts of Arizona as spring looms

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Several inches of snow cover a parked vehicle in Flagstaff, Arizona on March 18, 2012.

Reuters reports — A late winter storm generated heavy snow fall in several states, including Arizona, where several highways in the northern part of the state were temporarily closed, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. Read more.

It's hot in Chicago, there's rain in the desert and snow in California. The Weather Channel's Mike Seidel looks at the wacky weather just days before the official start of spring.