Snowstorm blankets mid-Atlantic U.S., at least seven dead in Midwest
Monday, 14 January 2019 (Reuters) - A massive winter storm rolled eastward to the mid-Atlantic United States on Sunday after dropping more than a foot of snow on parts of the Midwest and killing at least 7 people in highway accidents on Saturday. The weather system, which started as rain from Mexico but has since turned into snow, is forecast to affect an 1,800-mile (2,900 km) swath of the United States from Colorado to the mid-Atlantic. Millions of Americans in ten states and Washington, D.C.
A winter storm that dumped heavy snow on the U.S. Midwest, causing several roadway deaths, stranding some motorists in Missouri and cancelling dozens of flights, marched east toward Washington on Saturday. Linda So reports.
Reuters reports that a late-winter blizzard is expected to hit the U.S. Central Plains states Wednesday. The unseasonable snowstorm is projected to dump up to two feet of snow and could produce fierce..