While rivers are already rising, a new storm will further heighten the risk for flooding and severe weather across the lower Mississippi and Tennessee valleys around the middle of the upcoming week.
This terrifying multi-vehicle pileup on Interstate 70 was captured on cellphone in Kansas City, Missouri on Feb. 15. 47 vehicles were involved, one fatality was reported.
Two storms with snow, ice and rain will affect many areas from the Midwest to the northeastern United States through the middle of next week.
Winter's brutal weather is taking its toll on people.
Two plow drivers clearing streets were threatened during the week by people infuriated when their driveways ended up blocked with mounds of snow in the Spokane, Washington, area.
There have been many crashes along Missouri's U.S. Route 54 that the roadway was blocked off. Cleanup is underway with car wreckage being removed.
Below-normal temperatures will accompany bouts of rain and snow across the western United States through next week.
Severe storms have brought heavy rainfall to Williams, California leaving this road completely submerged underwater on Feb. 15.
One person died after a major pileup on Interstate 70 just east of Kansas City on Friday afternoon.