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A snowstorm moved from the Rockies to the Plains, shutting down portions of at least two major interstates. At the same time, ...
parts of the Pacific Northwest could see two feet of snow. (Dec. 20)
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DURATION: 1:23-----------------------------------------SHOTLIST: SOURCE - KMTV - COURTESY KMTV - EMBARGO OMAHA, EMBARGO KETV Location - Date:OMAHA, NEBRASKA/December 19, 20121. W/S Man pushing snow blower2. C/U Snowblower3. W/S Snowy street, houses, cars4. M/S Cars covered in snow5. SOUNDBITE: JOHN MILLER/OMAHA RESIDENT(Transcript Below)6. W/S Snow-covered cars7. M/S Pan snow-covered cars8. W/S Runway of Omaha Airport, thick with snow9. M/S back of plane10. W/S Plane taxiing11. W/S Inside Omaha Airport, woman looks at flight information screens12. C/U Pan flight information screens, pan stops on cancelled flights13. SOUNDBITE: JULIA DRUMMOND/HEADING TO WISCONSIN(transcript below)---SOURCE: WOIRESTRICTION: COURTESY WOI, EMBARGO DES MOINESLocation/Date: Des Moines, Iowa/December 19, 201214. W/S Highway, snow15. W/S Highway, snow16. C/U SUV driving17. SOUNDBITE: NO NAME AVAILABLE (transcript below)---SOURCE: KOMORESTRICTIONS: COURTESY KOMONEWS.COM, EMBARGO EMBARGO WESTERN WASHINGTON: SEATTLE, TACOMA, BELLINGHAM, EVERETT, OLYMPIA. EMBARGO CANADA.Location/Date: Snoqualmie Pass, Washington/December 19, 201218. W/S Trucks, cars on snowy road19. W/S Snowy highway20. M/S Person on knees in snow, putting chains on tire21. SOUNDBITE: NO NAME AVAILABLE (transcript below)22. M/S Car on side of road, person working on tire23. C/U Snow on tree branches24. M/S Snowy trees25. W/S Highway, snowplow, 26. M/S Car pulling onto highwayVOICE-OVER SCRIPT:TRACK-1A BIG WINTER STORM IS POUNDING THE MIDWEST.HEAVY SNOWFALL AND POWERFUL WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO CREATE BLIZZARD CONDITIONS THURSDAY FROM KANSAS TO WISCONSIN.SOUNDBITE (JOHN MILLER/OMAHA RESIDENT) "I heard it's gonna get worse and the wind's gonna whip it around a little more, and make it a little more difficult with the blowing and drifting.TRACK-2THE SNOW CAUSED POOR VISIBILITY ON ROADS, SHUTTING DOWN MUCH OF INTERSTATE 70 EAST OF DENVER.PORTIONS OF INTERSTATE 80 WAS SHUT DOWN IN NEBRASKA, WHERE BETWEEN SIX AND ELEVEN INCHES OF SNOW ARE EXPECTED.LIGHT SNOW AND HEAVY WIND ARE EXPECTED TO HAMPER VISIBILITY AND DELAY FLIGHTS AT CHICAGO'S O'HARE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT THURSDAY.HEAVY SNOW HAS ALREADY CANCELLED DOZENS OF FLIGHTS AT AIRPORTS IN NEBRASKA AND IOWA, AHEAD OF THE BUSY HOLIDAY WEEKEND.SOUNDBITE: JULIA DRUMMOND/GOING TO WISCONSIN"we were a little worried about what could happen with the Omaha flight so just found a rental car and decided we're going to make the drive through."TRACK-3NUMEROUS SCHOOLS IN NEBRASKA AND IOWA CANCELLED CLASSES THURSDAY.IOWA OFFICIALS ADVISED DRIVERS TO AVOID MOST ROADS THROUGH NOON, THURSDAY.SOUNDBITE: (NO NAME)"I have four-wheel drive, and I have a husband who will come get me out if I get stuck."TRACK-4A SEPARATE STORM IS POUNDING THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST, WITH UP TO TWO FEET OF SNOW POSSIBLE IN WASHINGTON'S CASCADE MOUNTAINS.SOUNDBITE: (NO NAME)"as fast as it's been snowing, we can't hardly keep up with it."TRACK-5NUMEROUS SPINOUTS WERE REPORTED IN WASHINGTON'S SNOQUALMIE PASS.STATE OFFICIALS SAY SNOW AND FALLING TREES ARE MAKING DRIVING HAZARDOUS.CARLOTTA BRADLEY, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS.RESTRICTIONS SUMMARY:KMTV: COURTESY KMTV, EMBARGO OMAHA--WOI: COURTESY WOI, EMBARGO DES MOINES---KOMO: COURTESY KOMONEWS.COM, EMBARGO WESTERN WASHINGTON: SEATTLE, TACOMA, BELLINGHAM, EVERETT, OLYMPIA. EMBARGO CANADA.---------------------