WKYT | Lexington, Kentucky | News

Winter storm pounds Midwest

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Officials in the upper Midwest are urging people to stay off the roads if possible, rather than risk driving on ice or through wind-driven snow.
Much of central Wisconsin is blanketed in 10 to 12 inches of snow. Another 2 inches of snow with some freezing drizzle is expected today in Madison, where tens of thousands of protesters have rallied outside the Capitol for nearly a week to protest Gov. Scott Walker's proposal to cut public employees' collective bargaining rights.
In Minnesota, more than a foot of snow has fallen in the Twin Cities. And up to 10 inches of snow has fallen on parts of southern Michigan, where forecasters say up to 3 more inches of snow is expected along with high winds that could cause blowing snow and drifts.
Hundreds of flights were canceled at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and at Detroit Metropolitan Airport as the storm started moving through yesterday.

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus


2851 Winchester Rd. Lexington, Ky 40509 859-299-0411 - switchboard 859-299-2727 - newsroom
Register for Email
RSS Feeds
Copyright © 2002-2015 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 116594913 - wkyt.com/a?a=116594913
Gray Television, Inc.