7 surprising places to see snow

These rare events can really shake things up. Like a snowglobe.

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Jerusalem, Israel

In a subtropical region known for its fun-filled beaches and long summers, it's hard to imagine waking up to a snowstorm. But that's exactly what happened in December 2013, when Jerusalem was hit head-on by a rare weather event that closed schools, allowing kids to enjoy building snowmen and tossing snowballs.

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