Photos: Snowstorm hits the Plains

Updated 10:58 PM ET, Tue February 26, 2013
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Southwest Airlines employees guide a plane into the gate at Midway International Airport in Chicago on Tuesday, February 26. Back-to-back storms have hit the Great Plains, which is still digging out from last week's weather. Are you experiencing the storm? If it's safe, share your photos. Armando L. Sanchez/Chicago Tribune/MCT/Landov
City worker Thuan Tran and police officer Christina Batalia help dig out stranded motorist Gary Cook after the area was hit by a snowstorm on February 26 in Overland Park, Kansas. Jamie Squire/Getty Images
Wet snow hangs on branches on February 26 in Merriam, Kansas. Julie Denesha/Getty Images
Milk shelves are nearly empty at a Kansas City, Missouri, grocery store on February 26, after a snowstorm batters the area again. Jamie Squire/Getty Images
Heavy snow covers street signs in Kansas City, Missouri, on February 26. Jamie Squire/Getty Images
Tree branches are covered in snow on February 26 in Kansas City, Missouri. Jamie Squire/Getty Images
Motorists head home on U.S. 69 on Monday, February 25, in Overland Park, Kansas, during the snowstorm. Julie Denesha/Getty Images
About 5 feet of snow piles up February 25 outside CNN iReporter Matthew West's back porch in Canyon Texas, covering up his son's tricycle. Courtesy Matthew West
Alan Daniels loads salt trucks at the Overland, Kansas, Park Public Works Department on February 25. Julie Denesha/Getty Images
The "Keeper of the Plains" statue is blanketed with snow in Wichita, Kansas, on February 25. Wichita Eagle/MCT/LANDOV
A resident shovels snow as the wind cuts down on visibility during a winter storm in Denver on Sunday, February 24. UPI/Gary C. Caskey /LANDOV
Bicycles gather snow during a storm in Denver on February 24. UPI/Gary C. Caskey /LANDOV
Twelve to 14 inches of snow fell in northeastern Kansas on Thursday, February 21. However, on Friday, February 22, the sun was out, and this street had been cleared, but many were not. Neighbors worked to clear their driveways while the kids enjoyed playing the deepest snow many of them had ever experienced. Courtesy Kathryn Kennedy
Jackie Arrandondo, 19, is covered with morning snow from head to toe as she waits for a city bus Friday, in Minneapolis. Gusty winds and iced-over roadways made for treacherous Midwest travel Friday as a major winter storm headed east over the Great Lakes. Two deaths have been linked to the storm, including one in a fatal traffic accident in Minnesota. Elizabeth Flores/Minneapolis Star Tribune/MCT/LANDOV
Shawn Noble skis to work after a winter storm left more than 6 inches of snow on February 22 in Iowa City, Iowa. David Greedy/Getty Images
Tow truck driver Tyson House helps trucker Gary Wheeler of Kansas City on Friday, February 22, in Greensburg, Kansas, after his truck slid off the road. The huge snowstorm was moving across the Plains on Thursday. Jamie Squire/Getty Images
A worker uses a snowblower to clear a path on February 22 in Greensburg, Kansas. Jamie Squire/Getty Images
Tow truck drivers aid a semi on February 22 in Greensburg, Kansas. Jamie Squire/Getty Images
A car is stranded in the snow on Highway 135 outside Wichita, Kansas, on Thursday, February 21. EPA/LARRY W. SMITH /LANDOV
Vehicles drive in single file down Highway 135 outside Wichita on Thursday. EPA/LARRY W. SMITH /LANDOV
Mark Russell, right, vice president of rules and competition for the PGA Tour, talks with Thorbjorn Olesen of Denmark as snow and rain suspend play during the first round of the World Golf Championships in Marana, Arizona, on Wednesday, February 20. Darren Carroll/Getty Images
Snow covers this cactus during the first round of the World Golf Championships at the Golf Club at Dove Mountain in Marana, Arizona, on February 20. Stuart Franklin/Getty Images
Pedestrians make their way to work through the snow in downtown Wichita, Kansas, on Wednesday, February 20. Wichita Eagle/ MCT /LANDOV
Police take care of an accident in Wichita on Wednesday. Wichita Eagle/ MCT /LANDOV
Golf fans seek shelter from the snow Wednesday after the first round of the Accenture Match Play Championship at Dove Mountain in Marana, Arizona. The tournament was suspended due to the weather. UPI/Art Foxall /LANDOV
Snow covers the driving range at Dove Mountain on Wednesday. Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images
Snow covers the clubhouse behind the 18th green during the first round of the tournament at Dove Mountain on Wednesday. Stuart Franklin/Getty Images
Snow collects around golf balls on the practice putting green on Wednesday. Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images
Golf spectators look for cover as snow comes down. REUTERS /MATT SULLIVAN /LANDOV
David Viana of the Real Salt Lake soccer team heads the ball against the New England Revolution during the snowfall on Wednesday in Tucson, Arizona. Norm Hall/Getty Images
Brad Evans of the Seattle Sounders dribbles the ball while playing the New York Red Bulls in Tucson on Wednesday. Norm Hall/Getty Images
Snow blankets Yucca Valley, California, an area that rarely sees snow, on Wednesday. Courtesy Wanda Gemson
The sun shines on the fresh snow in Yucca Valley on Wednesday. Courtesy Wanda Gemson