A storm-related death also was reported in South Dakota, where a small-engine plane carrying 12 people also crashed, killing 9 aboard and leaving three others injured.
Blizzard conditions early Saturday buffeted the High Plains.
With this blast of winter weather, New York City officials have declared a "Code Blue".
To the south, rain and thunderstorms were forecast along and ahead of the cold front, with heavy rainfall possible in parts of the Tennessee and OH valleys. Another system is forecast to develop in the mid-Atlantic on Sunday, moving as a northeaster into Monday. "The temperature is expected to be at or just above freezing which could lead to hazardous driving conditions", West Milford police said in a statement on its Facebook page Sunday morning. That represents a 3.7% increase over a year ago and an all-time record, according to the group's calculations. "Everybody thinks the day before Thanksgiving is the busiest; it is not".
As of midday on Sunday, several flights were canceled or delayed at the Greater Rochester International Airport.
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The forecast calls for snow, freezing rain and sleet, which will make for slick roads on what is one of the busier travel days of the year, with people returning from the long Thanksgiving weekend.
"We want to bring her home safely to her family", Lt. Virgil Dodd of the Gila County Sheriff's Office said.
"It wouldn't surprise me if it was maybe a little more than that", Watson said.
Duluth said its city staff would monitor Canal Park and other areas for potential flooding and close roadways if necessary.
The city of Duluth, Minnesota, was blanketed with 19.3 inches (5.9 meters) of snow as of 6:00am Sunday.
The National Weather Service said a winter storm warning was in effect for Minnesota over the weekend, but the severe weather was expected to pass by the beginning of the week. He says deputies have been dealing with accidents and vehicles going off the road by drivers going too fast for conditions. Wind gusts could reach up to 45 miles per hour along the coast, with Cape Ann and outer Cape Cod suffering the worst of the bluster.
All roads in and out of Casper were closed Saturday morning, including the entire 300-mile stretch of Interstate 25 in Wyoming. Traffic was heavy, but Interstate 5 was open in both directions as holiday travelers headed home.