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Massive drifts, bone-chilling cold greet Nebraskans, Iowans after massive winter storm

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OMAHA, Nebraska — People are confronting slick roads, massive snowdrifts and bone-chilling cold in much of Nebraska and Iowa as the region continues digging out from a massive winter storm.

Dozens of districts in both states canceled or planned a late start to classes on Monday.

PHOTO: A collision between two semi-trailer trucks on westbound Interstate 80 near exit 405 forced the closure of the highway on Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015, in Lincoln, Neb. (AP Photo/The Journal-Star, Francis Gardler) LOCAL TV OUT; KOLN-TV OUT; KGIN-TV OUT; KLKN-TV OUT
A collision between two semi-trailer trucks on westbound Interstate 80 near exit 405 forced the closure of the highway on Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015, in Lincoln, Neb. (AP Photo/The Journal-Star, Francis Gardler) LOCAL TV OUT; KOLN-TV OUT; KGIN-TV OUT; KLKN-TV OUT

In Nebraska, Omaha Public Power District officials say nearly 250 customers remained without electricity by 7:30 a.m. At the peak of the outages, more than district 19,700 customers had no power.

Wind chills down to minus 15 were reported for Omaha overnight. On Monday morning in Sioux City, Iowa, the wind chill dipped to minus 22.

In Johnson County, Iowa, a pregnant woman and her 2-year-old son were rescued by snowmobile after becoming stuck in their vehicle near Hills on Sunday evening.

All the latest news surrounding the blizzard of 2015 can be found here.

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All the latest news surrounding the blizzard of 2015 can be found here.


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