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Severe weather

By ASSOCIATED PRESS
Published March 2, 2007


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Tornado 

50 People hospitalized across Alabama from the storm.

1:15 Time the afternoon storm hit Enterprise High School.

1 p.m. Time officials had tried to send students home.

1,000 Miles storms stretched, Midwest to Southeast.

Blizzards: Heavy, wet snow and blizzard conditions hit the Plains and Midwest on Thursday.

Deaths: Two people were killed when their car overturned on a slick road in North Dakota, and snowplows were pulled off the roads in the western Minnesota because of strong wind and heavy snow.

Impact: Conditions closed schools in several states, stopped hundreds of miles of interstate highways and canceled hundreds of flights. In suburban Milwaukee, part of a supermarket roof collapsed.

What's next: By today, snowfall totals are expected to be a foot or more in southern and central Minnesota, where up to 2 feet fell last week. As much as 20 inches of snow could fall in northwestern Wisconsin through this morning. Omaha, Neb., could see 15 inches of snow by this morning.

 

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