The second blizzard in a week is aiming for the plains states, with up to a foot of snow forecast for parts of Kansas and
Oklahoma by Monday. Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback says this storm could be worse than last week's. (Feb. 25)
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DURATION: 1:00-----------------------------------------SHOTLIST:SOURCE - NOAA1. Wide, weather map of US---2. SOURCE: KAKE - COURTESY KAKE, EMBARGO WICHITALocation/Date: Wichita, Kansas / February 25, 2013VOICE-OVER SCRIPT:THE PLAINS STATES ARE GETTING READY FOR THEIR SECOND BLIZZARD IN LESS THAN A WEEK.SOURCE: KAKE - COURTESY KAKE, EMBARGO WICHITALocation/Date: Wichita, Kansas / February 25, 2013SOUNDBITE: LT. DOUG NOLTE / WICHITA POLICE DEPT.'if this storm materializes the way we expect it to, we are asking citizens to stay off the roadways if at all possible.TRACK-2THE STORM HAS BEEN TRACKING ACROSS WEST TEXAS, AND IS EXPECTED TO HIT OKLAHOMA, KANSAS AND MISSOURI.THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED BLIZZARD WARNINGS AND WATCHES FOR KANSAS, RUNNING THROUGH LATE MONDAY.SNOWFALL COULD TOP A FOOT IN PARTS OF THAT STATE, FOLLOWING THE FOOT-OR-MORE OF SNOW THAT FELL LATE LAST WEEK.SOUNDBITE: Joe Pajor / Wichita Director of Public Works and Utilities'we're facing a potential problem with where to put all of the snow along the arterials. Some arterial emergency snow routes may be open with one lane in each direction.TRACK-3GOVERNOR SAM BROWNBACK SAYS THE LATEST STORM COULD BE THE MORE DANGEROUS OF THE TWO.AN EMERGENCY OFFICIAL IN OKLAHOMA IS PREDICTING WHITE-OUT CONDITIONS, INCLUDING UP TO A FOOT OF SNOW AND WINDS REACHING 50 MILES PER HOUR.ED DONAHUE, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS.