Photos: Contrasting climate has SoCal in shorts and Midwest in ‘bomb cyclone’

It’s a story of types — a distinction of extremes.

A frigid storm transferring by the central United States has induced flight cancellations and tough situations for these making an attempt to succeed in locations in time for Christmas.

Right here within the Southland, climate situations might hit the mid-70s by Christmas.

Have a look.

(Tom Stromme / The Bismarck Tribune; Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Instances)

Rows of headstones on the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery are blanketed by drifting snow in Mandan, N.D., whereas in San Pedro, a solar units in nice climate.

Snowy road in Iowa City, Iowa and bicyclists riding around Shoreline Aquatic Park in Long Beach

(Joseph Cress / Iowa Metropolis Press-Citizen; Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Time)

A bicyclist maneuvers by a snowy highway throughout a winter storm in Iowa Metropolis, Iowa, and bicyclists experience round Shoreline Aquatic Park in Lengthy Seaside.

People clear snow from sidewalk in Minnesota and Angels Gate Lighthouse in San Pedro

(Abbie Parr / Related Press; Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Instances)

Youngsters shovel snow off a walkway in Minneapolis. In San Pedro, a ship is illuminated by the setting solar because it sails previous the Angels Gate Lighthouse.

Javier Galicia clears snow from a sidewalk along 4th Ave. in Minneapolis and Angelenos reflected in a glass facade in dtla

(David Joles / Star Tribune; Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Instances)

Javier Galicia braves the bitter chilly to clear snow from a sidewalk alongside 4th Ave. in Minneapolis. In the meantime, Angelenos stroll outdoors the Music Heart throughout sundown in downtown Los Angeles.

A person shovels snow in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin contrast with a person along the shoreline in Long Beach.

(Mike De Sisti / Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel; Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Instances)

A server shovels snow from the sidewalk in entrance of Sizzling Home Tavern in Menomonee Falls, Wisc., a distinction to the shoreline at sundown in Lengthy Seaside.

A resident shovels snow off the end of a driveway in Urbandale, Iowa contrast with visitors at Shoreline Aquatic Park

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A resident shovels snow off the tip of a driveway in Urbandale, Iowa, and guests to Shoreline Aquatic Park in Lengthy Seaside pause to observe the sundown.