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Winter storms slam Midwest

A tractor-trailer sits on the shoulder of Interstate

A tractor-trailer sits on the shoulder of Interstate 70 westbound after sliding off the icy highway near Watkins, Colo., as a spring storm packing high winds and heavy snow sweeps over Colorado's Front Range and on to the eastern plains. Forecasters predict up to a foot of snow will fall in some locations in Colorado before the storm heads toward the nation's midsection. (March 23, 2013) Photo Credit: AP

Snowstorms have hit the Midwest relentlessly this winter and continue to do so even as spring has arrived.

A man spreads salt on the sidewalk across
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A man spreads salt on the sidewalk across the street from the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo. The man was preparing for the third round of the NCAA college basketball tournament at the arena after the region received 6-10 inches of snow overnight. (March 24, 2013)

Snow plows stop for a traffic signal as
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Snow plows stop for a traffic signal as they clear several lanes of West 6th Street in Lawrence, Kan. (March 24, 2013)

A man waits for help after becoming stuck
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A man waits for help after becoming stuck in snow along West 6th Street in Lawrence, Kan. (March 24, 2013)

A plow spreads salt and clears snow near
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A plow spreads salt and clears snow near a pedestrian in Lawrence, Kan., where storms have dumped snow and disrupted transit. (March 24, 2013)

Pedestrians are shrouded in heavy snow as they
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Pedestrians are shrouded in heavy snow as they cross a downtown street in Kansas City, Mo. (March 23, 2013)

Working in tandem in downtown Denver, Carie Mueller,
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Working in tandem in downtown Denver, Carie Mueller, left, cleans the windshield of a four-wheel-drive vehicle with its owner, Kristy Teigen, both of Denver, as a spring storm packing high winds and heavy snow sweeps over Colorado's Front Range and on to the eastern plains. Forecasters predict up to a foot of snow will fall in some locations in Colorado before the storm heads toward the nation's midsection. (March 23, 2013)

Cars and trucks idle on southbound Interstate 25
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Cars and trucks idle on southbound Interstate 25 just south of Highway 34 at the Loveland, Colo. exit following a multi-car wreck that occurred on the interstate during the snow storm. Forecasters predict up to a foot of snow will fall in some locations in Colorado before the storm heads toward the nation's midsection. (March 23, 2013)

A tractor-trailer sits on the shoulder of Interstate
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A tractor-trailer sits on the shoulder of Interstate 70 westbound after sliding off the icy highway near Watkins, Colo., as a spring storm packing high winds and heavy snow sweeps over Colorado's Front Range and on to the eastern plains. Forecasters predict up to a foot of snow will fall in some locations in Colorado before the storm heads toward the nation's midsection. (March 23, 2013)

A car sits abandoned on the side of
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A car sits abandoned on the side of closed Interstate 70 near Watkins, Colo., as a spring storm packing high winds and heavy snow sweeps over Colorado's Front Range and on to the eastern plains. Forecasters predict up to a foot of snow will fall in some locations in Colorado before the storm heads toward the nation's midsection. (March 23, 2013)

A local resident clears snow from his driveway
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A local resident clears snow from his driveway after an overnight snowfall left many schools and businesses closed for the day in Urbandale, Iowa. (Dec. 20, 2012)

Traffic winds its way east and west along
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Traffic winds its way east and west along a snowy Boulder-Denver Turnpike, in Superior, Colo. A storm that has dumped more than a foot of snow in the Rocky Mountains is heading east and is forecast to bring the first major winter storm of the season to the central plains and Midwest. (Dec. 19, 2012)

Mutual of Omaha employees clean their vehicles of
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Mutual of Omaha employees clean their vehicles of snow before leaving on their drive home during the evening commute in Omaha, Neb. A storm that has dumped more than a foot of snow in the Rocky Mountains is heading east and is forecast to bring the first major winter storm of the season to the central plains and Midwest. (Dec. 20, 2012)

Elementary school students, some escorted by parents, cross
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Elementary school students, some escorted by parents, cross a snowy street en route to school as a blizzard dropped snow over Boulder, Colo. (Dec. 19, 2012)

A cow's black fur is dusted with snow
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A cow's black fur is dusted with snow on a ranch in Superior, Colo. A storm that has dumped more than a foot of snow in the Rocky Mountains is heading east and is forecast to bring the first major winter storm of the season to the central plains and Midwest. (Dec. 19, 2012)

Don Hunter shovels outside of Gerda's German Restaurant
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Don Hunter shovels outside of Gerda's German Restaurant and Bakery in Omaha, Neb. (Dec. 19, 2012)

A woman and her husband shovel their walk
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A woman and her husband shovel their walk as a blizzard dropped snow over Boulder, Colo. (Dec. 19, 2012)

A snow plow spreads salt and sand in
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A snow plow spreads salt and sand in Omaha, Neb. (Dec. 19, 2012)

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