Winter Storm Warning - Snow first, then wind

31 December, 2018, 14:44 | Author: Clarence Schmidt
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With winds gusting upward of 25 miles per hour or more, expect a slow morning commute. More than 50 million people remained under flood and flash flood watches from Louisiana to New Jersey.

- The Twin Cities and greater Minnesota are bracing for wintry weather that is expected to hit Wednesday night and last into Thursday and Friday.

A winter storm warning issued by the National Weather Service kicked in at noon on Wednesday, Dec.

More than 6,500 flights were delayed and some 800 more were canceled on Thursday alone, as blizzard conditions made travel treacherous, according to the flight tracking website FlightAware.

Kansas State Highway Patrol reported a weather-related death on Interstate 70 near Oakley. Heavy snow is expected on the eastern plains Friday.

A collision between a small bus and an SUV in Minnesota killed a 47-year-old woman on the bus and injured nine others Thursday.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1. The Minnesota Department of Transportation urged drivers to wait for conditions to improve if travel isn't necessary.


"All roads in southwest, western, central, and northeast (Minnesota) are covered with snow", the agency said.

North-central Nebraska is expecting almost a foot.

In South Dakota, snow and mixed precipitation will worsen as heavy snow combines with wind.

The Weather Service expects another 8-12 inches of snow through noon Friday, with the highest totals expected in the Grand Marais area and along the North Shore to the Ontario border.

At least 3 deaths were attributed to severe weather in the U.S. as heavy snow and high winds snarled air and ground transportation during a busy holiday travel period.

"Our town has come to a complete standstill", Oelkers told CNN.

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