Monster snowstorm to blanket more than half of United States

Monster snowstorm to blanket more than half of United States
 

A massive winter storm hit the US Rockies and plains on Friday then punched east, with snow set to assault a 1,800-mile (1,609 km) corridor through the weekend, creating transportation “havoc” in the middle of the country.
The system started as rain from Mexico and turned to snow as it met icy air. Up to 18in (45cm) of snow were expected in the Sangre de Cristo mountains south of Denver, according to the National Weather Service.
As the storm heads east, up to 16in (41cm) of snow were likely in western Missouri and St Louis. Areas to the east could get about 6in (15cm) with ice developing... read more

 
12 January 2019 in World News, Views: 52
Source: Guardian
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