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Blizzard conditions, from Kansas to Wisconsin, close schools (+video)

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The heaviest snow is expected across a swath extending from northwest Missouri into Milwaukee, Chicago and Michigan, with predictions of as much as a foot of snow in some areas, according to the National Weather Service. Before the storm, several cities in the Midwest had broken records for the number of consecutive days without measurable snow.

In Iowa, more than 30,000 people were without electricity due to the storm, reports CNN.

In Kansas City, schools were closed as were parts of Interstate 29 near St. Joseph and Kansas City International Airport early Thursday because of traffic accidents, reports KCTV-5.

Light snow, strong winds and low clouds could make visibility poor and cause delays at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, the nation's second-busiest airport, according to the National Weather Service. The weather has already prompted Delta and United Airlines to allow many affected travelers to change schedules without incurring fees.

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