Spring blizzard brings severe storms to the heartland of the US

22 states are under warning as storm brings blizzards, heavy winds to the Plains states.
2:01 | 04/11/19

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Transcript for Spring blizzard brings severe storms to the heartland of the US
Have you guys ever heard of thunder snow yet neither by its rare. But it happened yesterday in April he's completely apocalyptic scenes in parts of the north the west. Record breaking Stover this time of the year so I wanna go to Alex Perez in Saint Cloud, Minnesota working through another's spring blizzard. Alex regular crew really cold there what in the world is going on it. What you don't Gilroy that might be in the one game thing right now he'd comparatively speaking it's not and that. Cold compared to other weather that we've had earlier. In the winter season but check out this is that spraying it in the plains and the upper midwest right now. I want to take a look at history of this now here it's just building pretty much everywhere you go and the biggest problem. Right now is the wind combined with this now you can probably see blowing all over here so it's creating. It's ridiculous that here these drifts of snow OC go to where its only run into 567. Or eight inches of snow without knowing it because of the strong winds. Budget take a look in the distance over there that's actually an intersection but. Visibility is so poor right now that it's hard to see the traffic lights. Cars moving through their of course have to be very very careful anyone on the roads right now. Has to be very very careful across Minnesota officials are reporting more than a hundred act. Accidents already in across the region they're dealing with similar problems in South Dakota authorities in some areas are telling people stay inside. Do not go outside at all schools here in Saint Cloud in Minneapolis and other areas have been closed for the day possibly even tomorrow. So there are a lot of problems that this spring blizzard is causing and it's going to be a little bit before it actually makes its way out here. Oh my goodness I would definitely stay inside I mean that's again and Alex thank you so much is staying warm it looks like typical even though you say it's not but they say about parents crazy.

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