Fall storm blankets some states in snow

Texans still seeing highs in 80s, 90s

Posted: October 6, 2012 at 3:57 a.m.

Deer roam Thursday along a highway near Deadwood, S.D., after the first snow of the season fell in the area.

Early Friday, the temperature in Houston was gradually falling from a high of 88 degrees, part of a Texas summer that just will not quit. Meanwhile, 1,000 miles to the north in Minnesota, a different kind of cooling was taking place: More than a foot of snow was coming down.

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