Snow storm in the Midwest: 2 dead, flights cancelled

Snow storm in the Midwest: 2 dead, flights cancelled

Up to nine inches (23 cm) of snow fell in Chicago – the largest city in the Midwest. This led to the cancellation of hundreds of flights and death of at least two people.

On Friday, February 9, for the most part Wisconsin, Illinois and Michigan fell heavy snowfall. In recent times the inhabitants of these States have watched this phenomenon at the end of 2016.

Snow storm in the Midwest: 2 dead, flights cancelled

Hazardous conditions on expressways in Chicago led to dozens of accidents in that time, as residents of the third largest city in the United States was trying to get to work.

On Friday, February 9, two people were victims of adverse weather conditions. One of them is 60-year-old man – died from a heart attack while clearing snow from the road. The second victim died after a collision with several cars near Fenton’s. According to police, it was a 33-year-old woman, her name not yet released.

Under forecasts of weather forecasters, the temperature will be kept at the level below 0°F (-18°C) in many parts of the Midwest. City officials have announced the closure of schools in Chicago, Detroit and Milwaukee.

The National weather service reported that four to five inches (10-12. 5 cm) of snow may fall before the snow storm will go East to new England.

The further route of the storm can pass through the state new york who this year suffered many times due to heavy rain. According to the forecasts of meteorologists, the snow level in this region can reach 30 cm.

Snow storm in the Midwest: 2 dead, flights cancelledMillennium Park, Cloud Gate. Chicago


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