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Snow storm hits plains

Snow storm finally showed up closing roads across the Midwest, many areas getting more than a foot of snow, Associated Press reported.

Some of the major interstate highways that stretch across the country were closed. A 125-mile stretch of I-80 was closed in both direction in western Nebraska.

The Star Tribune reported that some areas in southern Minnesota are reported to have gotten over 14 inches of snow already. The storm hit Minnesota hard, causing car accidents and the airport to temporarily close.

The Nation Weather Service in Chanhassen said some of the areas will double their year's total snowfall over this weekend.

The storm is expected to last until Sunday night and the worst is yet to come, Pioneer Press reported, saying, "The biggest storm to hit the Twin Cities in years is underway," in their lead.