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For the second time this winter season, a blizzard affected much of central Kansas. This one struck on Saturday February 23rd as an intense low pressure system quickly lifted northeast. Snowfall rates in the 2 to 3 inch per hour range combined with 35 to 45 mph winds to create whiteout conditions. I-70 was closed from Salina all the way back to the Colorado border for much of the day.

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