US A severe winter storm is ripping through the US, killing 9 and cancelling more than 1,500 flights

00:15  12 january  2020
00:15  12 january  2020 Source:   businessinsider.com

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Severe weather conditions have been rocking in seven states from Texas to Michigan for two days Earlier, two people died in Louisiana and a firefighter and a police officer were killed in Texas A winter storm watch and a winter storm warning have been issued in more than 10 counties for the

At least nine people died and more than 1 ,000 flights were canceled as winter storms wreaked havoc across southern US states , bringing high winds and The bad weather stretched from Texas through the southeast and Great Lakes into Maine, the National Weather Service (NWS) confirmed.

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  • A severe winter storm this weekend killed nine, cancelled more than 1,500 flights, and knocked out power for more than 300,000 homes.
  • Hurricane-force winds, tornadoes, and hail have pelted states in the south, while snow storms, wind, and ice have hit northern states.
  • The National Weather Service said it expected the weather system to continue wreaking havoc through Sunday.
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A severe winter storm is ripping through the country this weekend, cancelling more than 1,500 flights, knocking out power for hundreds of thousands, and killing nine people and counting.

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Near Creston, motorists were stuck for more than an hour on Interstate 35. At one point, a bus slid off the road, but it has been moved by state troopers Jeff Colyer declared a state of disaster emergency in response to the winter storm moving across his state . The declaration authorizes the use of state

Airlines have canceled more than 2,000 flights as severe weather hits a broad swath of the U . S . Carriers waived date-change and cancellation fees for travelers affected by American said "extreme temperatures" and a winter storm that hit the Northeast on Tuesday evening, prompted it to cancel

In the south, hurricane-force winds, tornadoes, and hail have pelted states like Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Missouri, and Texas.

The storms on Friday and Saturday have killed three people in Alabama, Louisiana, and Texas apiece, according to reports from Reuters and CNN.

In the north, snow storms, wind, and ice have hit Illinois, Michigan, and New England, causing power outages and leaving travelers stranded.

  A severe winter storm is ripping through the US, killing 9 and cancelling more than 1,500 flights © Associated Press

More than 1,500 flights have been cancelled and nearly 2,900 were delayed on Saturday, with Chicago's O'Hare International Airport suffering the worst of it, according to flightaware.com.

More snow and ice is expected to blanket the region through Sunday, according to the National Weather Service.

"The ice and wind will make driving treacherous, and trees can snap and knock out power and do other damage," NWS forecaster Bob Oravec told Reuters.

A triple threat storm could bring tornadoes, snow and flooding to much of the US this weekend

  A triple threat storm could bring tornadoes, snow and flooding to much of the US this weekend A powerful storm system set to affect much of the country this weekend could be a triple threat, with the possibility of severe storms and tornadoes, ice and snow, and flooding. © Provided by CNNMillions of people in the eastern half of the United States -- in the southeast, Midwest, Great Lakes Region and the Northeast -- could feel the effects, said CNN meteorologist Dave Hennen. © Provided by CNNMore than 40 million people are under flood watch in parts of Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Missouri, Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, New York, and Vermont.

The December 2015 North American storm complex was a major storm complex that produced a tornado outbreak, a winter storm , a blizzard and an ice storm in areas ranging from the Southwestern United States to New England. Tornadoes impacted areas around Dallas, Texas.

Winter Storm In US Chicago Hundreds of flights were canceled and thousands more delayed across the United States on Thursday as a powerful winter storm swept through the center of the country, frustrating holiday travelers,,, More than 6, 500 flights were delayed and some 800 more

Meanwhile, the southern states remain vulnerable to tornadoes, flooding, and hurricane force winds, according to the NWS.

More than 300,000 homes are without power from the storms on Saturday, according to poweroutage.us. Alabama alone has a reported 133,000 without power.

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