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How US snow will cause more rain in UK

3 January 2014 Last updated at 11:28 GMT

As the UK deals with yet more severe weather, the midwest and north-east of the US is also struggling with extreme winter conditions.

The weather system producing such severe cold in states from Virginia up to Maine is forecast to move across the Atlantic to affect the UK as well.

BBC Weather's Jay Wynne explains how the weather system changes as it moves east towards the UK.

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