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Seven killed in first major snow storm of 2019

National Weather Service St. Louis winter storm update as of noon Friday Jan. 11 2019 National Weather Service St. Louis winter storm update as of noon Friday Jan. 11 2019
Leonard Rios | 14 January, 2019, 09:44

The state medical examiner was expected to determine later whether Harris' death was storm-related.

Virginia state police said the storm contributed to a fatal crash on Interstate 81.

Almost 200,000 people were without electricity in Virginia and North Carolina.

In North Carolina, Gov. Roy Cooper declared a state of emergency Sunday to help utility crews restore electricity more quickly after power lines fell because of freezing rain, ice and toppled trees.

Almost 1,000 workers and 600 trucks with the NC DOT are clearing snow and ice from the roads.

Snow totals that topped 10 inches in parts of the Kansas City area peaked at more than 20 inches in east-central Missouri, according to 72-hour snow totals from the National Weather Service.

For air travelers, the Dullest airport authority subsequently tweeted tips for flying on a snow day, including frequently checking for airline flight changes and packing "patience, a good dose of snow humor & a packet of hot chocolate".

A powerful winter storm that has left at least 7 dead and spawned winter weather alerts spanning 1,500 miles is targeting the nation's capital on Sunday, bringing the region its biggest amount of snow so far this season.

After a winter storm rolled through the Carolinas on Saturday night and Sunday morning, more than 130,000 customers reported power outages, according to information shared by energy providers. Added to that, the governor's news release said almost "1,000 N.C. Department of Transportation workers are working to clear snow and ice in the western part of the state and the Triad".

"At this point, it is just going to head out to sea once it exits here this evening", Chenard said. In Virginia, more than 33,000 customers had lost power.

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The storm has also affected airports and electricity across the Midwest.

Baltimore is also in the path of these heavier bands of snowfall, with 4-6 inches of snow predicted for Sunday. He died at a local hospital.

Meanwhile, Illinois was trying to dig out from under heavy snowfall in some areas.

In Virginia, a 73-year-old Georgia man died Saturday, reports the AP, citing state police. Schmitz said Lambert positioned his squad auto to protect the other three cars and "took on the danger himself".

A winter storm that pounded Missouri moved eastward Saturday night and could drop up to a foot of snow on Washington and the mid-Atlantic region by the end of Sunday.

As the storm headed east, states such as Maryland and OH declared snow emergencies to limit travel.

Two children go over a ramp as they sled on Capitol Hill, Washington.

This will come as little surprise to those in the Kansas City area bone-weary from snow shoveling, or shivering in cold, dark homes.

Power outages, cancelled flights and hazardous driving conditions continue to plague the Midwest and East Coast as a winter storm sweeps across the country, dumping more than a foot of snow in some areas and causing at least seven traffic fatalities.

Kyle Haraugh, of NFL Films, clears snow from a camera location at Arrowhead Stadium before an NFL divisional football playoff game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Indianapolis Colts, in Kansas City, Mo., Jan. 12, 2019.

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