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Late-winter storm drops record rain in Midwest
This storm of epic proportions has been dumping heavy amounts of rain and snow, leaving tens of thousands without electricity and causing the death of a police officer in Colorado.
This video shows firefighters from Denver's South Metro Fire Rescue crew braving blizzard conditions on a call-out to a property in Parker, Colorado, after strong winds blew a fence into a gas meter.
Winter Storm Ulmer is still hammering the Plains with snow, high winds and blizzard conditions on Thursday after killing at least two as the storm became a bomb cyclone.
The National Weather Service predicts "much calmer" weather in most areas this weekend.
"This has the potential to be a very severe weather event", Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts said.
The National Weather Service predicts that the storm will continue to move into Minnesota and IL, and that flooding will continue in Nebraska, Iowa and the surrounding states.
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The storm's center was over Iowa and Nebraska on Thursday and will continue delivering unsafe weather conditions to 105 million people who are under some sort of watch, warning or advisory as it moves east and then north into Canada. The closure was reminiscent of historic flooding along the river in 2011 that saw segments of the interstate in western Iowa washed away.
Highways were also closed in the Nebraska Panhandle, South Dakota and near the Wyoming border on Thursday due to the storm.
Bria McKenzie, 22, said she and her mother, brother and sister were stuck in their vehicle for more than two hours on a hilly road in Colorado Springs.
The storm - previously dubbed a "bomb cyclone" for its quick, late season punch - was still expected to prompt warnings of blizzards and snow before noon in north central Kansas and Nebraska, Hurley said.
"We've had a variety of calls". A wind gust clocked in at 97 miles per hour (156 kph) in Colorado Springs.
About 175,000 people are without power, a lot of them in Colorado and Texas.
Hundreds of flights were canceled at Denver International Airport, and almost 40 were grounded in Colorado Springs.
The storm also contributed to the death of Daniel Groves, a Colorado State Patrol officer who was hit and killed by a vehicle as he helped another driver who had slid off Interstate 76 near Denver. It was caused by a combination of the jet stream and normal conditions in the wind shadow of the Rockies.
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This weather phenomenon is being labeled a "bomb cyclone" by meteorologists and this happens when the atmosphere is experiencing bombogenesis.
Five people were hurt and 150 dairy cows had to be euthanized when a tornado hit the small town of Dexter, New Mexico, on Tuesday. A tornado also touched down Thursday in western Kentucky, damaging utility lines and trees.
Meteorologists referred to the storm as a "bomb cyclone", a winter hurricane that forms when the barometric pressure drops 24 millibars in 24 hours. Groves had gotten out of his patrol auto to check on another vehicle that had slid off the road, police said.
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