Major Winter Storm Threatens End-of-2018 Travel

How Winter Storm Eboni Could Make Return Holiday Travel Messy for Millions of Americans

Drivers should expect the roads to be impacted with hard driving conditions and road closures around the state.

With Perry-area roads slick with ice, the National Weather Service office in Des Moines has issued a winter weather advisory in effect until noon Friday.

Atlanta, home of the world's busiest airport, could get up to 6 inches of rain by the end of this weekend - potentially snarling holiday travel.

A blizzard that has already cancelled or delayed thousands of airline flights and injured a passenger and crew member on a commercial jet over the Dallas area could dump almost a foot more snow in some states, forecasters said on Thursday.

The snow across the northern Plains and upper Midwest will wind down throughout the Friday morning hours, but blizzard warnings remain through 7 a.m. ET due to wind gusts of up to 55 mph.

The storm, which began late on Wednesday, contributed to the cancellation of more than 1,000 flights and delayed another 4,200.

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Motorists are urged to use caution while driving and prepare for slippery roads and limited visibility.

A 58-year-old woman in Louisiana was killed Wednesday evening when lightning struck a tree, which then fell on her home, according to TV station WDSU. Snow of one to three inches is expected which could cause travel hazards on Saturday. Service is expected to resume Friday with a normal schedule.

Sherburne County sheriff's officials say a small bus collided with an SUV at about 3 p.m. Thursday.

Kalin says poor travel conditions are expected.

In Kansas, blizzard conditions closed a 75-mile stretch on I-70 from Colby to WaKeeney and roads from west of Garden City to Colorado.

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