Arctic blast grips Midwest, spurs snowy traffic pileups
Traffic grinds to a halt after over 50 vehicles are ensnared in a massive accident -- caused by heavy snow and low visibility -- in western Ohio, according to police.
January 21st, 2013
07:11 PM ET

Arctic blast grips Midwest, spurs snowy traffic pileups

A massive cold weather system pushed perilously cold temperatures from the Upper Midwest to the Mid-Atlantic on Monday, triggering blinding snows in spots that spawned numerous nightmare traffic pileups in Ohio alone, including one fatal accident.

Residents of 14 states, from North Dakota to Virginia, faced wind chill warnings or advisories due to frigid temperatures combined with strong winds heading into Tuesday.

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Filed under: Accidents • Ohio • Winter weather
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  1. the prophet

    Warning there will be a massive solar flair released resulting in a massive earthquake

    January 21, 2013 at 7:21 pm | Report abuse |
    • NewNRAmexicopoliceMinister

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      January 22, 2013 at 12:25 am | Report abuse |
  2. the prophet

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    January 21, 2013 at 7:28 pm | Report abuse |
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    January 21, 2013 at 7:52 pm | Report abuse |
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    January 21, 2013 at 10:36 pm | Report abuse |