Winter Storm News: Iowa, USA
Feb 26, 2007
DES MOINES (AP) — A winter storm that coated power lines and trees in a glaze of ice left nearly 250,000 customers in the cold and dark, but utility company officials said Sunday night progress was being made in restoring electricity in some areas.
Winter Storm NewsStorm Brings Snow, Rain, Hail And A Tornado
As of Feb 26, the storm had left more than four feet of snow in most areas. At points overnight, most major roadways in the Sierra were shutdown due to white out conditions or avalanche control. Conditions are expected to change frequently and motorists are advised to bring chains and their patience if they are traveling in the Sierra. Photo: Chains were mandatory on all roads over mountain passes and westbound traffic on U.S. Interstate 80 was halted altogether at one point late Monday afternoon at the Nevada-California line just west of Reno. CBS 13