‘Bomb Cyclone’ Will ‘Go Down in the History Books’

Storm brought blizzards, floods, a tornado across more than 25 states Wednesday
By Newser Editors and Wire Services

(NEWSER) – National Guard troops are using specialized vehicles with tank-like treads to rescue stranded drivers in Colorado in the wake of a massive late-winter storm that is expected to unleash heavy rain and snow on the Midwest plains on Thursday. Wednesday’s blizzard, classified as a “bomb cyclone” caused widespread power outages, forced the cancellation of hundreds of flights, and wreaked havoc on roadways as drivers became overwhelmed by blinding snow, the AP reports. A wind gust clocked in at 97mph in Colorado Springs.

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