Usually on CNN student news, we say how Fridays are awesome, for a lot of the U.S, this Friday is frozen.
You expect snow and cold temperatures in the winter, what makes this storm different is that it's huge.
Around 60 million people, we're talking 20% of the entire U.S population potentially affected by this.
Governors and mayors have declared states of emergency .
The area that's being hit is roughly the same size as Mexico and the storm is bringing some unusual weather.
Probably haven't seen or heard that too often, it's called thundersnow and you need the right ingredients for it to happen.
Cold air, on top of warm air, with moist air close to the ground.
This massive winter storm is causing travel problems like what CNN's Ted Rowlands ran into outside Kansas City.
The freeways here are a mess, an absolute mess, I was stuck on I-29 for about an hour and a half, just dead still, I've gone on 35, I-70, all of it an mess.
And though, biggest part is not only visibility , but the snow accumulation is just,
it's piling up, and people are getting stuck, spinning out, there's trucks all over the road,
there's been a couple of medical emergency, which, of course, have made it very difficult that the snow makes it very difficult for first responders to get to those people,
you know, the bottomline is they warn people do not drive in these conditions, and there is a reason why this storm is a whopper.
There might be a sliver lining here, some of the states getting heat had been dealing with a terrible drought.
So when all this snow melts, the water could help relieve some of those drought issues.
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