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Midwest snowstorm

Midwest snowstorm, Early spring snowstorm has forced the heavy cancellation of nearly 100 flights at Denver International Airport (DIA) and closed several roads Saturday as it moved eastward, dumping more than a foot of snow in some places. The snow started falling around midnight in northeast Colorado and then moved into northwest Kansas and southwest Nebraska. Ten to 15 inches of snow had fallen by Saturday afternoon north of Interstate 70 in northwest Kansas and northeast Colorado, with another 1 to 2 inches expected in the area, said Ryan Husted, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Goodland, Kan., where 15 inches of snow had fallen. The storm also dropped up to 7 inches of snow in southwestern Nebraska before tapering off Saturday afternoon, said David Pearson, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service near Omaha, Neb. "But the wind is really blowing, so visibility in those areas is still going to be pretty low," Pearson said. Husted said winds g