US storm brings tornadoes, blizzard-like conditions; 2 dead

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US storm tornadoes 2 dead
A school zone speed limit sign lays with downed trees along North Lucas Drive after a possible tornado in Grapevine, Texas, Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022. (Elías Valverde II/The Dallas Morning News via AP)

DALLAS (AP) — A destructive storm marched across the United States, spawning tornadoes that touched down in parts of Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana, where two deaths were reported.

The storm also delivered blizzard-like conditions to the Great Plains and threatened more severe weather Wednesday in the South.

Five Tornadoes were confirmed

The National Weather Service says five tornadoes were confirmed across north Texas as of Tuesday afternoon, but potentially a dozen may have occurred. Forecasters expect the storm system to hobble the upper Midwest with ice, rain and snow for days, as well as move into the Northeast and central Appalachians.

US storm tornadoes 2 dead

Minnesota was expecting a lull Wednesday, followed by a second round of snow.