41 killed across six states by winter weather that hammered Midwest
Jan 16, 2007-ROCHESTER, N.Y. - A winter storm that slathered the Midwest and Plains under a thick coat of ice crashed into the Northeast, downing power lines, making roadways treacherous and chasing away spring-like temperatures. The six-state death toll stood at 41.
The storm was expected to wind down on Tuesday morning, but not before dumping a predicted 12 inches of snow on western and northern Maine, according to the weather service.
The weight of the ice snapped tree limbs, popped transformers and made electricity cables sag, knocking out current to about 145,000 customers in New York state and New Hampshire on Monday. Continue Story
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