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REPORTS: Blizzard, Severe Storms Slam Central US

A strong storm system brought severe weather to the Plains and blizzard conditions to Colorado from Monday into Tuesday. Parts of the Central and Midwestern states continue to be impacted by the stormy weather.

This is an archive of storm reports from 5:30 p.m. CST Monday, Nov. 16, to 7:30 a.m. CST Tuesday, Nov. 17. For live updates of the ongoing storm, click here.


7:26 a.m. CST Tuesday: A tree fell on a house in Corsicana, Texas, due to strong winds early Tuesday morning according to an NWS trained spotter.

7:22 a.m CST Tuesday: Due to snow and ice, inbound flights to Denver International Airport are facing up to 90-minute delays, the FAA reports.

7:04 a.m. CST Tuesday: Portions of I-25 southbound near Castle Rock are closed due to weather and accidents, including two jackknifed semi trucks, the Colorado Department of Transportation reports.

6:39 a.m. CST Tuesday: As blizzard conditions hit the area, 140 flights have been canceled at Denver International Airport so far this morning, according to FlightStats.

6:14 a.m. CST Tuesday: More than 45,000 Oncor customers are without power in Texas. More than 18,000 are without power in Dallas County:

6:07 a.m. CST Tuesday: An NWS trained spotter reports up to 15 inches of snow has fallen near Ponderosa Park, Colorado, roughly 35 miles southeast of Denver.

6:02 a.m. CST Tuesday: Snow is making for difficult travel conditions in the Denver area:

6:01 a.m. CST Tuesday: Emergency management reports that strong winds tore the roof off a set of apartments in Commerce, Texas, approximately 65 miles northeast of Dallas.

5:54 a.m. CST Tuesday: Multiple trees and power poles are down in Leon County, Texas, according to an NWS trained spotter.

5:40 a.m. CST Tuesday: An NWS trained spotter reports a semi truck was overturned amid strong winds near Savoy, Texas, roughly 70 miles northeast of Dallas.

4:36 a.m. CST Tuesday: Interstate 70 is closed in both directions from E-470 to Limon, Colorado, due to heavy snow and whiteout conditions, Colorado DOT reports.

4:25 a.m. CST Tuesday: More road closures reported in Colorado due to blizzard conditions.

4:11 a.m. CST Tuesday: Thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado 9 miles north of Brenham, Texas.

4:03 a.m. CST Tuesday: Over 25,000 Dallas-Fort Worth customers are without power after storms, Oncor reports. More than 31,500 Texas customers are without power statewide.

3:42 a.m. CST Tuesday: Storm causes traffic delays in Fort Worth, police said.

3:40 a.m. CST Tuesday: Very windy conditions reported around Fort Worth, police said.

3:37 a.m. CST Tuesday: Blizzard conditions continue in parts of Colorado.

3:33 a.m. CST Tuesday: Tornado-warned storm continues to move past Fort Worth.

3:24 a.m. CST Tuesday: Thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado is over Fort Worth.

3:07 a.m. CST Tuesday: Line of storms is moving into the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

3:00 a.m. CST Tuesday: Texas tornado photo from Extreme Meteorologist Reed Timmer.

2:59 a.m. CST Tuesday: Over 3,900 customers in eastern Kansas are without power with more storms on the way, utilities report.

2:41 a.m. CST Tuesday: Storms weaken as they move through Oklahoma City.

2:16 a.m. CST Tuesday: Blizzard conditions occurring in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

2:11 a.m. CST Tuesday: Gust of 99 mph at Red Rock, Oklahoma, OK Mesonet reports.

1:57 a.m. CST Tuesday: Gust of 75 mph 2 miles northwest of Tonkawa, Oklahoma, NWS-trained spotter reports.

1:48 a.m. CST Tuesday: Line of storms is nearing Oklahoma City.

1:33 a.m. CST Tuesday: More than 4,000 Oklahoma customers are without power after storms, utilities report.

1:11 a.m. CST Tuesday: Gust of 60 mph at Sheppard Air Force Base, Wichita Falls, Texas, MesoWest reports.

12:57 a.m. CST Tuesday: Part of US Route 6 in Colorado is closed due to avalanche potential.

12:48 a.m. CST Tuesday: Around 6 inches of snow 1 mile west-southwest of Woodland Park, Colorado, an NWS-trained spotter reported.

12:36 a.m. CST Tuesday: More than 4,800 Oncor customers in Texas are without power, the utility reports.

12:26 a.m. CST Tuesday: Chain restrictions in effect from Denver to Vail.

12:23 a.m. CST Tuesday: Line of storms heading toward Oklahoma City by 2 a.m. CST Tuesday, AccuWeather Meteorologist Mike Doll said.

12:14 a.m. CST Tuesday: Reports were made Monday for 37 suspected tornadoes across parts of Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas and Nebraska, the Storm Prediction Center said.

12:08 a.m. CST Tuesday: I-25 closed in part of Colorado due to weather conditions.

11:58 p.m. CST Monday: More travel restrictions issued near Denver, Colorado.

11:56 p.m. CST Monday: A special weather balloon was launched this evening by the NWS at Fort Worth to determine strength of possible storms moving through Dallas-Fort Worth area.

11:35 p.m. CST Monday: Extreme Meteorologist Reed Timmer has videos of tornadoes earlier Monday in the Texas Panhandle.

11:25 p.m. CST Monday: Snowy travel on I-25 between Castle Rock and Larkspur, Colorado, Colorado Department of Transportation webcam shows.

11:20 p.m. CST Monday: Travel restrictions issued around Denver, Colorado, due to snow conditions, the Colorado Department of Transportation announced.

11:10 p.m. CST Monday: Flight delays up to one hour continue at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, where more than 500 delays were reported Monday, FlightStats said.

10:58 p.m. CST Monday: Two homes damaged 7 miles east-southeast of Buttermilk, Oklahoma, law enforcement reports.

10:57 p.m. CST Monday: Tornado on the ground earlier Monday near Miami, Texas.

10:32 p.m. CST Monday: More than 6,300 customers without power in the Texas Panhandle after storms, utilities report.

10:21 p.m. CST Monday: Tornado on the ground 7 miles south of Buttermilk, Oklahoma, trained spotters report.

10:15 p.m. CST Monday: The National Weather Service at Amarillo, Texas, said it will send out survey teams Tuesday to assess storm damage and potential strength of any tornadoes.

10:10 p.m. CST Monday: More storm photos from Pampa, Texas:

9:58 p.m. CST Monday: Storm damage from near Pampa, Texas.

9:55 p.m. CST Monday: Extreme Meteorologist Reed Timmer spotted a tornado earlier Monday near Miami, Texas.

9:53 p.m. CST Monday: Chemical leak in Pampa, Texas.

9:43 p.m. CST Monday: Spotter-confirmed tornado continues near Selman, Oklahoma.

9:39 p.m. CST Monday: Spotters confirm tornado near Selman, Oklahoma.

9:36 p.m. CST Monday: Storm damage from Montezuma, Kansas.

9:31 p.m. CST Monday: A strong storm is heading toward Pampa, Texas, where a tornado may have occurred earlier in the evening.

9:27 p.m. CST Monday: About 4,400 customers in Amarillo, Texas, are without power after storms, Xcel Energy reports.

9:22 p.m. CST Monday: Tornado over Darrouzett, Texas, 16 miles north of Lipscomb, trained spotters report.

9:18 p.m. CST Monday: Around 7.5 inches of snow 1 mile west-northwest of Ponderosa Park, Colorado, an NWS-trained spotter reported.

9:13 p.m. CST Monday: Power flashes reported north of Shattuck, Oklahoma, may indicate either a tornado or damaging winds in the area, the NWS at Norman said. Power poles were blown down and a home was damaged 12 miles north of Shattuck along Highway 15, half of a mile west of Highway 283.

9:07 p.m. CST Monday: Hail reported in Pampa, Texas, where possible tornado touched down.

9:04 p.m. CST Monday: Possible tornadoes are hard to see at night.

8:56 p.m. CST Monday: Storm damage pictures from Pampa, Texas.

8:52 p.m. CST Monday: Sidney, Nebraska, has declared a snow emergency as of 11 p.m. CST Monday, the city government announced.

8:26 p.m. CST Monday: Power outages in the city of Lubbock, Texas.

8:07 p.m. CST Monday: So far this evening there have been nearly 30 tornado reports, according to the NWS.

7:54 p.m. CST Monday: A look at the wedge tornado near Pampa, Texas, earlier Monday night.

7:41 p.m. CST Monday: Tornado damage reported in the town of Norton, Kansas.

7:13 p.m. CST Monday: Law enforcement reports a tornado 3 miles northeast of Ensign, Kansas.

6:55 p.m. CST Monday: A tornado, about a mile wide, was reported about 4 miles south of Pampa, Texas. A NWS trained spotter reports downed power lines, gas leaks and major damage.

6:43 p.m. CST Monday: Tornado damage reported near the town of Kismet, Kansas, local law enforcement reports. Damage was reported to one residence and hog farms.

6:31 p.m. CST Monday: A tornado was reported 11 miles south of Pampa, Texas, a National Weather Service trained spotter reports.

6:05 p.m. CST Monday: Extreme Meteorologist Reed Timmer filmed a supercell thunderstorm just before it produced a brief tornado.

6:02 p.m. CST Monday: A large tornado is northeast of Liberal, Kansas, according to the National Weather Service.

5:51 p.m. CST Monday: A tornado was spotted near Groom, Texas, early Monday evening.

5:41 p.m. CST Monday: This photo shows one of the tornadoes that touched down in Kansas.

5:30 p.m. CST Monday: Extreme Meteorologist Reed Timmer is prepared to chase the severe thunderstorms in northern Texas with his storm chasing vehicle.