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News Brief

  1/30/2008, Shevat 23, 5768

Blizzard of 2008 Update


A huge mass of rain clouds has moved over all of the country from the northern border to the northern Negev, with precipitation in some places falling at the rate of up to half an inch an hour. The snow has stopped temporarily in and around Jerusalem but is expected to resume shortly.

The storm is expected to reach its intensity Wednesday night and dump the heaviest accumulations of snow in Hevron, the southern Hevron Hills and the Negev hills. Snow also is expected in Arad and Dimona.