Last Saturday, due to the effects of snowfalls, rains and storms that struck the vast territory of the United States – from the Gulf of Mexico to the Great Lakes – three people died, including a two-year-old girl.
According to local media, in Louisiana, the tree, which could not withstand the pressure of the wind, collapsed into a summer cottage, crushing the girl who was sleeping in it to death. An accident occurred in the state of Wisconsin on an icy road, as a result of which one person died, four more were hospitalized with injuries. In Nebraska, the driver of the snow-removing machine died, trying to avoid a collision with an SUV stalled in the middle of the road ..
In a number of states, wind speed reached on Saturday almost 25 meters per second. In Wisconsin, the thickness of the snow cover was 36 centimeters. According to forecasts, in the coming Sunday, the height of the waves in Lake Michigan will exceed 5.5 meters. About 600 flights have been canceled in Minnesota.
Under forecasts, the next day in the states of Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan bad weather will continue. Later, it will move towards the state of New York and New England on the East Coast of the United States.