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Photos: Spring Snow In The Rockies

Snow covers spring flowers in Denver on Monday, May 12, 2014. A spring storm that has brought over a foot of snow to parts of Colorado, Wyoming and Nebraska and thunderstorms and tornadoes to the Midwest was slowing down travelers and left some without power Monday morning. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)

Snow covers spring flowers in Denver on Monday, May 12, 2014. A spring storm that has brought over a foot of snow to parts of Colorado, Wyoming and Nebraska and thunderstorms and tornadoes to the Midwest was slowing down travelers and left some without power Monday morning. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)

Much of Interstate 80 in southern Wyoming was closed Monday after a spring storm brought up to 3 feet of snow to the Rockies and severe thunderstorms and tornadoes to the Midwest.

People in the western Panhandle woke up to a blanket of heavy, wet snow. (AP)

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Second Winter Storm Battered Central US In A Week

The second round of heavy snow in a week that battered the Plains of Midwest had killed at least three people.

AP reported that about 80,000 homes and businesses in northwest Missouri, northeast Kansas and western Oklahoma lost power.

All highways in the Panhandle was closed by the of the Oklohama Highway Patrol because of blizzard conditions.

Dozens of motorist were stranded or have to abandoned their vehicles.

High winds made the situation even worse.

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