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La Nina Cooling May Mean More U.S. Snow, Fuel Costs

Blizzards, droughts, floods and a surge in hurricanes may be in store as a cooling trend in the Pacific known as La Nina alters weather around the world and threatens to boost prices for heating fuels and crops.

The chance of stormier months to come for the northern U.S. may bring some volatility to the natural gas market in the next few weeks, said Cameron Horwitz, an analyst at Canaccord Genuity Inc. in Houston.