Blizzard warnings in effect as winter storm hits Plains, Midwest, forecasters advise to ‘avoid travel’
(Worthy News) – Blizzard and winter storm warnings are in effect Thursday for large portions of the Plains and Midwest, as forecasters from the National Weather Service are warning Americans to avoid travel as the “situation will become life-threatening if vehicles are stranded.”
Scenes of hazardous roads and whiteout conditions are already emerging in states such as Minnesota, where 7.4 inches of snowfall at the busy Minneapolis−Saint Paul International Airport set a new daily record Wednesday.
“Widespread light-to-moderate snowfall is expected for this region, along with localized totals over a foot to the south and east of the Great Lakes where lake effect snow is forecast to linger into Saturday,” the NWS said in a Thursday morning advisory. [ Source: Fox News (Read More…) ]