Heavy Snow and More Twisters
CHICAGO (AP) — Crews were working to clear roads Thursday after dozens of cars and trucks were stranded overnight on a snowed-in roadway south of Chicago along the Illinois-Indiana state line.
The National Weather Service reports that heaviest snowfall was in Lake and Porter counties in northwest Indiana, where 12 to 15 inches of snow fell. Authorities say a 6-year-old girl has died following a three-vehicle crash on a snowy roadway in Michigan.
The National Weather Service has confirmed a second tornado touched down in Virginia during a burst of severe weather that raked various locations around the state. The tornado left a massive path of destruction, damaging dozens of homes and injuring at least two dozen, two critically.
A tornado was also confirmed in Waverly, where three were killed on Wednesday.The Weather Service is assessing more than a half-dozen suspected tornadoes in the state.
The agency now says at least ten tornadoes hit Louisiana on Tuesday. Two people were killed in that state and storms killed another in Mississippi.