Spring storm crawls eastward, dumps snow, rain
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A chilly spring storm was making its way eastward Wednesday after heavy snow and freezing rain prompted hundreds of flight cancellations, stranded motorists and knocked out power to thousands in several Western states.
Officials in South Dakota warned residents to prepare for the worst by staying home and keeping off roads as the system moved through the eastern part of the state.
“We need to hunker down,” Sioux Falls Mayor Mike Huether said Tuesday. “This one is going to last a while.”
The storm crawled eastward Tuesday night from Colorado and Wyoming, with...