Avalanche strikes hiking party, killing 1 and burying 2 others

The avalanche struck a hiking party of five, killing one and burying two others.
1:26 | 02/26/18

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And back here at home a snowmobile or has been killed after an avalanche in Washington State. The 32 year old was among a group of five people in the mountains about an hour outside of Seattle they were taking a break when the snow above them suddenly broke free. Three people were completely buried including that man and his wife another victim was also revived after being. Unconscious at least five deaths are now blamed on the severe storms that have hit the midwest twelve tornadoes. From Arkansas to Kentucky this weekend flattening homes uprooting trees. And scattering debris the damage stretching. Across 750. Miles a heavy rain ask triggered flooding emergency from Missouri to Indiana and Kentucky. The Ohio River is in moderate flood stage in many locations. We get closer look at your Monday forecast. Good morning all the way up high pressure placed the problem here with all the green the rivers will still remain very high and flooding throughout the Ohio valley region so where's all that heavy rain going to it will shift down toward to southeast with thunderstorms along the southeast coast and warm in the deep south. Then on Tuesday things change up a bit. Look for transition with the return flow moisture that's going to kick it throughout the south central part of the country and bracing for drenching downpours throughout the deep south. I'm AccuWeather meteorologist Paul Williams.

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