Central U.S. Slammed by Storm


snowA huge storm that slammed the Texas Panhandle on Monday and moved north today is already being blamed for two deaths – and it’s showing no signs of stopping.

In Oklahoma, one man was killed after his roof collapsed under 15 inches of snow. The storm also killed a motorist in eastern Texas, where some areas saw record accumulations of snow. Hurricane-force winds also whipped Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas, knocking out power to thousands.

Fueled by a low-pressure system, the storm didn’t just dump snow: it also caused thunderstorms, and tornado watches were issued in Arkansas and Louisiana. It gets worse: up to 15 inches of snow were expected in Missouri, which was slammed by a blizzard just five days ago. Read more at Associated Press.

{Andy Heller-Matzav.com Newscenter}