6 states are under blizzard warnings as major storms emerge from the Rockies

With winter storm alerts from Colorado to Michigan, airlines are already offering travel waivers in preparation of the coming storm.
1:18 | 04/09/19

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Transcript for 6 states are under blizzard warnings as major storms emerge from the Rockies
night, the calendar does say April 9th, but there is a major blissing bearing down on several states tonight. A huge part of this country bracing for this blizzard in the coming hours. Winter storm alerts from Colorado across to Michigan. Look at the map font. Six states under blizzard warnings, as this storm emerges, bringing treacherous driving. So, let's get right back to chief meteorologist ginger zee, back with us again tonight tracking it all. Hey, ginger. Reporter: Hey there, David. The national weather service in the begin steps put out a bulletin, saying this storm could make history, this after the twin steps had their biggest April snowstorm just last year with 15.8 inches. We could see numbers like that again. Not just in Minnesota, but let me take you to the map. You see the warnings from Colorado through Wyoming, Nebraska, South Dakota. That's the heart of the storm. I'll time it out for you. Most of it wraps up tomorrow in the rockies and then starts to go into the plains and northern great Lakes Wednesday through Thursday. And it's really Thursday through Friday that it hits northern Minnesota and Wisconsin. Timing-wise, it again is midweek through late week and we're going to see 6 to 18 inches of snow widespread, but that's not it. 55 to 60-mile-per-hour wind gusts, David. On a dark and dreary evening in New York City, no less. Ginger zee tracking this storm for us. Thank you.

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