Four dead, roads closed and the Chiefs-Steelers NFL playoff game is postponed: Deadly ice storm threatens 44million people as it puts a freeze on the Midwest

Sunday, January 15, 2017
By Paul Martin

Winter Storm Jupiter will continue to bring freezing rain, sleet and snow to the Plains and Midwest through Monday
A van carrying 12 people rolled over on a road north of Kanas City, killing one
A truck driver died after he lost control of his semi near Weatherford, Oklahoma
On Friday, one person was killed in accident on I-55 near Chrystal City, Missouri
Ice storm forced NFL to push back start time of Kansas City Chief playoff game

15 January 2017

A third wave of sleet and drizzle could hit parts of the central U.S. on the eve of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, with temperatures threatening to stay near or below freezing and add to the treacherous mix.

Ice buildups of one-quarter to slightly less than a half inch were expected from southeastern Kansas to central Missouri.

Becky Allmeroth, a state maintenance engineer for the Missouri Department of Transportation, said ice is ‘the most difficult storm to fight’.

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