United States Postal Service city carrier Chad Jacobs delivers mail along 16th Avenue Northwest as snow falls in Rochester, Minnesota on Wednesday, April 10. Jacobs said he doesn't mind cold and prefers it over hot days.
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In pictures: Spring blizzard barrels through central US

Updated 4:38 PM ET, Thu April 11, 2019

United States Postal Service city carrier Chad Jacobs delivers mail along 16th Avenue Northwest as snow falls in Rochester, Minnesota on Wednesday, April 10. Jacobs said he doesn't mind cold and prefers it over hot days.
Andrew Link/The Rochester Post-Bulletin/AP

A powerful "bomb cyclone" is whipping the Rockies and Plains for the second time in four weeks, dropping snow that is making travel miserable from Colorado to Minnesota and beyond, delivering a temperature shock to a region that had been enjoying more springlike conditions.