Category: Society / February 26, 2013 2:25 PM EST
Three people are dead from the powerful winter storm that has brought snow, ice and Gail force winds across the U.S plains. Blizzard conditions have been felt in Oklahoma, Texas, Kansas and now the fatal storm is heading toward Chicago.
More than 440 flights have been cancelled, and many roads and highways are closed due to the severe weather and poor visibility. The Chicago area is expected to be hit by 3-6 inches of heavy snow.
Two people have dies in Kansas and one in Oklahoma as a result of this harsh weather that has left many stranded and frightened. The National Weather Service forecasters have also issued tornado watches across Florida and up the eastern coast of South Carolina.
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