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4 Confirmed Tornadoes in NE Kansas Weekend of May 18-19
At least six people were killed Wednesday as a spring tornado outbreak devastated parts of North Texas, destroying or damaging dozens of homes and injuring dozens of people.
Strong winds push melting ice onto lakeshore in Minnesota. Twenty homes also destroyed or damaged in Canada, report says. Ice as high as 30 feet on Canadian shore.
A worker spreads salt on the sidewalk across the street from the Sprint Center this morning in Kansas City. The man was preparing for the third round of the NCAA college basketball tournament at the arena after the region received 6-10 inches of snow overnight. (AP Photo from Charlie Riedel)
Another strong storm with heavy snow and high winds is bearing down on much of Kansas.
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Winds associated with the storm will die down as the system moves east. Emergency crews in Oklahoma get stuck on their way to fire call. Whiteout conditions force plows from Texas highways. Amarillo, Texas gets 19 inches of snow in one day.
We've got heavy snow and dangerously slick roads on the horizon Tuesday. But once you make it home, your problems may not be over.
Across Kansas, authorities were calling on people to "just stay home today." This SUV is one of dozens of vehicles that slid off I-135. Wichita set a record for daily snowfall Wednesday, with 6.2 inches. Topeka may log twice that much. (Photo from Larry W. Smith.)
Weather conditions across America may give a good many of us an excuse to stay indoors until Friday. About 800,000 square miles in 18 states were under some form of watch or warning today.