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Cool Photos Of Lightning And Snow From Last Night's Storm
Just because we're in a drought and the calendar says it's May doesn't mean we can't be treated to a free car wash. Here's a few pictures from throughout the Southland of the wintry storm that rolled through by way of Canada and a little bit of the mess that it left behind: