A pair of snow plows head west on US-54 Highway, clearing the snow off the roadway, near Cheney, Kan., Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013. The second major snowstorm in a week battered the nation's

 

              A pair of snow plows head west on US-54 Highway, clearing the snow off the roadway, near Cheney, Kan., Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013. The second major snowstorm in a week battered the nation
A pair of snow plows head west on US-54 Highway, clearing the snow off the roadway, near Cheney, Kan., Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013. The second major snowstorm in a week battered the nation's midsection Tuesday, dropping a half-foot or more of snow across Missouri and Kansas and cutting power to thousands. Gusting winds blew drifts more than 2 feet high and created treacherous driving conditions for those who dared the morning commute. (AP Photo/The Wichita Eagle, Bo Rader)