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Deadly Winter Storm Reaches Mid-Atlantic After Hitting The Midwest

Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to thousands of calls and warned of hours-long delays, as officials across the region urged residents to stay home amid downed trees and snow-covered roads.
Snow falls on Saturday in Kansas City before a game between the Chiefs and the Indianapolis Colts at Arrowhead Stadium. More than a foot of snow fell in some regions of the Midwest. Source: Jason Hanna

Updated at 7:00 p.m. ET

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.

The storm traveled from the Rockies to pummel the Midwest on Friday and Saturday, before reaching Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia, which has declared a state of emergency.

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