Spring Snowstorms Sock Plains

Monday, March 30th 2009, 7:46 am
By: News On 6

As the flood fight continues in North Dakota, more bad weather is in the forecast.

The National Weather Service says Bismarck could get up to 8 inches of snow Monday and Tuesday, accompanied by wind gusts up to 40 mph. Along the South Dakota border, communities could get a foot or more of new snow.

Forecaster John Paul Martin says the region is "looking at a full-blown blizzard."

The weekend weather in the Texas Panhandle consisted of a foot of snow one day -- and 70 degrees the next.

As much as two feet of snow fell in parts of Oklahoma. Authorities said there were at least two traffic fatalities and dozens of injuries related to the weather system.

It also prompted a disaster declaration in Kansas where two deaths were reported over the weekend as a blizzard buried parts of the state.

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