Winter Is Here to Stay

Both regions face continued winter storms
By Matt Cantor,  Newser User
Posted Dec 14, 2007 10:56 AM CST
Stranded motorists wait for a tow truck along Interstate 84 in East Hartford, Conn., Thursday, Dec. 13, 2007. Connecticut is expecting up to 10 inches of snow in the first storm of the season. (AP...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – In the wake of an ice storm that cut power to millions, the Midwest is bracing for a second, with a 2 to 6 inches of snow headed for Kansas and Oklahoma, reports the AP. For the half-million still without power and those in emergency shelters, the next hit could mean a longer wait out in the cold. 

Meanwhile, the Northeastern is coping with 2 to 12 inches of snow that paralyzed the region yesterday, nearly halting road and air traffic. Students in Providence and Boston were trapped at schools and in buses for hours. At least another foot of snow is predicted for parts of the Northeast this weekend as the storm expected in the Midwest moves eastward.