LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Residents of some Western and Plains states
were digging out Friday after an early blast of snow. Meanwhile,
heavy rain and winds that toppled trees, power lines and church
steeples lashed parts of the South, leaving three people dead.
DENVER — An early blast of winter that blanketed some Western
states with heavy snow slowly worked its way out of Colorado and
pushed into Nebraska Thursday, bringing blizzard conditions to the
eastern plains and causing treacherous roads, closed schools and
hundreds of canceled flights.