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Calif. storm

Jeff Kirsch, 15, uses an umbrella to provide his father, Robert, some protection from the snow as he installs snow chains on the family car near Nyack, Calif, Monday, Oct. 22, 2012. The first storm of the season swept through Northern California bringing rain to the lower elevations and snow in the mountains. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Winter storm hits northern California

A storm from the Gulf of Alaska stalled for a second day over Northern California,

blanketing mountains with snow, spawning a tornado near the state

capital and drenching fans and players at the deciding seventh game of the National League Championship Series.