AMARILLO, Texas - A blinding snowstorm blew from the Plains to the Midwest on
Saturday, causing at least 5 deaths and dozens of injuries in numerous multi-car
pileups and forcing authorities to close portions of several major highways.
In Texas, one person died in a chain-reaction pileup involving more than
50 vehicles, including several tractor-trailer rigs, on Interstate 40, police
said. Authorities said it would take a few days to determine exactly how many
Were people prepared for winter storms, when we are supposedly so facing global warming?