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DURATION: 1:38-----------------------------------------SHOTLIST:SOURCE - KMTV - COURTESY, EMBARGO OMAHALocation - Date: Omaha, Nebraska / February 21, 20131. Wide, Day, highway, snow2. Wide, road, vehicles, snow3. Wide, highway, snow---SOURCE: KAKE - COURTESY, EMBARGO WICHITA, EMBARGO KTKALocation/Date: Wichita, Kansas / February 21, 20134. Close. Day. Police car covered in snow5. Wide. Snow-covered police car6. SOUNDBITE: No Name Available(Transcript Below)---SOURCE: KMIZ - COURTESY, EMBARGO COLUMBIA, MO./JEFFERSON CITYLocation/Date: Columbia, Missouri / February 21, 20137 . Wide, Day, Snowy highway with stalled cars8. Wide. Night. Car in snow on side of road9. Wide, Cars stalled in snow along highway10. Wide. Bulldozer driving11. SOUNDBITE: Travis Koestner / Missouri Department of Transportation(transcript below)---SOURCE: KAKE - COURTESY, EMBARGO WICHITA, EMBARGO KTKALocation/Date: Reno County, Kansas / February 21, 201312. Wide. Day. Truck and police vehicle on side of road---SOURCE: WIBW - COURTESY WIBW, EMBARGO TOPEKA, EMBARGO KTKALocation/Date: Topeka, Kansas / February 21, 201313. SOUNDBITE: Major. General. Lee Tafanelli / Adjutant General, Kansas National Guard (transcript below)---SOURCE: KAKE - COURTESY, EMBARGO WICHITA, EMBARGO KTKALocation/Date: Wichita, Kansas / February 21, 201314. Wide. Day. Plane stuck in snow on runway15. Wide. Pan from airport to stuck plane---SOURCE - KMTV - COURTESY, EMBARGO OMAHALocation - Date: Omaha, Nebraska / February 21, 201316. Wide. Day. Thick snow on airport runway17. SOUNDBITE: (Man in airport) No Name Available (transcript below)---SOURCE: KMIZ - COURTESY, EMBARGO COLUMBIA, MO./JEFFERSON CITYLocation/Date: Columbia, Missouri / February 21, 201318. Mid. Day.Snow, cars, traffic19. Wide. Dusk. Cars and trucks stuck in snow on highway20. Wide. Dusk. Snowplow21. Wide. Night. Cars and trucks stuck on highway (two angles)VOICE-OVER SCRIPT:TRACK-1THE STORM SYSTEM THAT DROPPED HUGE LAYERS OF SNOW ON THE MIDWEST THURSDAY IS NOW HITTING THE UPPER MIDWEST.ON THURSDAY, THE STORM LEFT ACCUMULATIONS RANGING UP TO ONE AND A HALF FEET IN KANSAS, MISSOURI AND NEBRASKA.SNOW WAS PILED SO HIGH, EVEN POLICE AND FIRST RESPONDERS HAD A HARD TIME GETTING AROUND.SOUNDBITE (KAKE) (NO NAME)'So the officers themselves have to come out and we have to shovel snow. We have to get two or three additional officers out to push him out of the stall. So it just takes us time.'TRACK-2HUNDREDS OF ACCIDENTS AND TWO DEATHS ARE NOW BLAMED ON ICY, SLUSHY ROADS.LONG STRETCHES OF INTERSTATE 70 WERE SHUT DOWN IN KANSAS AND MISSOURI.WORKERS ARE STILL TRYING TO CLEAR ROADS.SOUNDBITE: (KMIZ) TRAVIS KOESTNER / MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION'Depends on what Mother Nature brings us as far as more weather. But hopefully by tomorrow evening we'll have a, we'll have made really good ground on getting it removed from highways.TRACK-3THE KANSAS NATIONAL GUARD MADE SEARCHING FOR STRANDED MOTORISTS A TOP PRIORITY.SOUNDBITE (WIBW) Major. General. Lee Tafanelli / Adjutant General, Kansas National Guard'We'll use the National Guard with humvees to get to those areas that currently, local law enforcement and highway patrol may have difficulty getting to.TRACK-4THE SNOW WAS SO THICK IN WICHITA, KANSAS, A PLANE GOT STUCK ON THE RUNWAY SHORTLY AFTER LANDING.KANSAS CITY'S AIRPORT WAS COMPLETELY SHUT DOWN ON THURSDAY, WHILE HUNDREDS OF FLIGHTS WERE CANCELLED THROUGHOUT THE REGION.SOUNDBITE (NO NAME) KMTV'The airport's been good. People have been good. They haven't been cranky or mean or anything.' TRACK-5THE SNOWSTORM IS WELCOME NEWS FOR MANY FARMERS, WHO SAY THE SNOW STORM IS BRINGING DESPERATELY NEEDED MOISTURE.A DROUGHT AND EXTREME HEAT DEVASTATED CORN AND OTHER CROPS LAST SUMMER.ED DONAHUE, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS.---RESTRICTIONS SUMMARYKMTV - COURTESY, EMBARGO OMAHAKAKE - COURTESY, EMBARGO WICHITA, EMBARGO KTKAKMIZ - COURTESY, EMBARGO COLUMBIA, MO./JEFFERSON CITYWIBW - COURTESY WIBW, EMBARGO TOPEKA, EMBARGO KTKA---------------------------------------