Spring, You’re Drunk: Heavy Snow, Flood and Tornados Hit US in Deadly April Storm – See Shocking Photos+VIDEO

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Heavy rain and snow, tornados, strong winds are the new trends this spring.

A storm this weekend dumped 2 feet of snow on parts of the Upper Midwest, coated roads with ice and battered areas farther south with powerful winds and tornadoes before plowing toward the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic U.S.

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Spring, is it you? 

The calendar may say it’s spring, but the weather outside says it’s not.

Deadly slow-moving storms were already called near-record snowfall and low temperatures in the US Midwest and tornadoes further east on Sunday, leaving airline travelers stranded and thousands without power.

In Michigan, where snowfall was expected to reach 18 inches (46 cm) in some areas, about 310,000 homes and businesses were without power because of an ice storm.

Large areas of Detroit also were without power.

The weight of ice on power lines, coupled with high winds, caused more than 1,000 power lines to fall in Detroit and Wayne County, DTE said.

The worst of the snow was focused on the upper Great Lakes, with Green Bay, Wisconsin, seeing its second largest ever after 23.2 inches (59 cm) fell as of Sunday afternoon, the National Weather Service said.

“It’s probably going to go in the record books as a historic April ,” Roy Eckberg of the National Weather Service said.

On Friday, the weather system produced 17 reports of tornadoes in Arkansas, Louisiana, Missouri and Texas, with four people injured and 160 buildings damaged in a possible tornado in northwest Arkansas, local media reported.

In New York City and other locations, the flood warnings were issued.

Casualties

The weather was blamed for two traffic deaths in western Nebraska and Wisconsin, according to National Public Radio.

The storms also killed a one-year-old girl when a tree fell on a recreational vehicle where she was sleeping, the sheriff’s office in Bossier Parish, Louisiana, said.

By Sunday night, 1,804 flights had been canceled into or out of US airports, the website flightaware.com reported, including 148 flights in or out of the Minneapolis-St. Paul airport.

See April Storm in pictures

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Source: Dan Powers

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Source: Anthony Souffle/Star Tribune via AP

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Source: Jerry Holt/Star Tribune via AP

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Source: David Joles /Star Tribune via AP

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Source: Anthony McDougle/The Clarion-Ledger via AP

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Source: Paula Merritt /The Meridian Star via AP

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Source: Dan Powers/The Post-Crescent via AP

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Spring, You're Drunk: Heavy Snow, Flood and Tornados Hit US in Deadly April Storm - See Shocking Photos!
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Spring, You're Drunk: Heavy Snow, Flood and Tornados Hit US in Deadly April Storm - See Shocking Photos!
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Heavy rain and snow, tornados, strong winds are the new trends this spring. A storm this weekend dumped 2 feet of snow on parts of the Upper Midwest, coated roads with ice and battered areas farther south with powerful winds and tornadoes before plowing toward the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic U.S.
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