A massive winter storm hit the central United States yesterday leaving at six people dead.
"Blizzard conditions that caused fatal accidents and rendered highways impassable in five states crawled deeper into the Great Plains early Tuesday," was reported by a spokesperson at the National Weather Service.
Snow drifts reached 10 feet in parts of Colorado and nearly 100 rescue calls came from stranded motorists in the Texas Panhandle.
Parts of New Mexico were blanketed by two feet of snow while Kansas got up to a foot of snow.
The heaviest snowfall had ended by midday on Tuesday as blizzard conditions continued with winds up to 50 mph.