The Latest on the Midwest Snowstorm (all times local):

Travelers walk in and out at Terminal 3 in O'Hare airport in Chicago, Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018. More than 350 flights are already canceled ahead of blizzard-like storm taking aim at Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
Travelers walk in and out at Terminal 3 in O’Hare airport in Chicago, Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018. More than 350 flights are already canceled ahead of blizzard-like storm taking aim at Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

3:30 a.m.

A plow clears snow from Road 438 in Douglas County near Lawrence, Kan., Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018. The area is under a blizzard warning. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
A plow clears snow from Road 438 in Douglas County near Lawrence, Kan., Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018. The area is under a blizzard warning. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

A Blizzard warning remains in effect from northeast Missouri into southeast Wisconsin and northeast Illinois, including the greater Chicago area.

Passengers sit as they wait for their flight at O'Hare airport in Chicago, Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018. More than 350 flights already canceled ahead of blizzard-like storm taking aim at Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
Passengers sit as they wait for their flight at O’Hare airport in Chicago, Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018. More than 350 flights already canceled ahead of blizzard-like storm taking aim at Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

The National Weather Service says heavy snow will continue through the early hours of Monday with up to a foot (30.48 centimeters) of snow expected in some areas and wind gusts of up to 50 mph (80.46 kph) likely to cause whiteout conditions. It also warned that downed tree limbs and power lines will continue to cause power outages.

A fast-moving winter storm is expected to blanket much of the central Midwest with snow.
A fast-moving winter storm is expected to blanket much of the central Midwest with snow.

Winter storm warnings and winter weather advisories are in effect from central Missouri into eastern Michigan.

A cardinal perches on snow-covered twigs in Lawrence, Kan., Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018. A snowstorm had the area in a blizzard warning for several hours. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
A cardinal perches on snow-covered twigs in Lawrence, Kan., Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018. A snowstorm had the area in a blizzard warning for several hours. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

The Chicago Department of Aviation says average departure delays at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport are 77 minutes and the flight-tracking website FlightAware reports that just over 350 flights headed to or from the U.S. were canceled as of early Monday.

Rows of corn stalks stand in blowing snow north of Nebraska City, Neb., Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018. Blizzard-like conditions have closed highways and delayed air travel as a winter storm moves through the Midwest. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
Rows of corn stalks stand in blowing snow north of Nebraska City, Neb., Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018. Blizzard-like conditions have closed highways and delayed air travel as a winter storm moves through the Midwest. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

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Workers carry snow shovels as snow falls Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018, in downtown Kansas City, Mo. A winter storm blanketed much of the central Midwest with snow on Sunday at the end of the Thanksgiving weekend, bringing blizzard-like conditions that grounded hundreds of flights and forced the closure of major highways on one of the busiest travel days of the year. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Workers carry snow shovels as snow falls Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018, in downtown Kansas City, Mo. A winter storm blanketed much of the central Midwest with snow on Sunday at the end of the Thanksgiving weekend, bringing blizzard-like conditions that grounded hundreds of flights and forced the closure of major highways on one of the busiest travel days of the year. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

12:00 a.m.

Electric rental scooters are covered with fresh snow on a sidewalk Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018, in downtown Kansas City, Mo. Blizzard-like conditions have closed highways and delayed air travel as a winter storm moves through the Midwest. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Electric rental scooters are covered with fresh snow on a sidewalk Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018, in downtown Kansas City, Mo. Blizzard-like conditions have closed highways and delayed air travel as a winter storm moves through the Midwest. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Hundreds of flights have been canceled and schools in several states are closed after a snowstorm blanketed much of the Midwest.

Police from Roeland Park, Kan., watched as the driver of a van tried to a navigate a slick street Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018, that hit the Kansas City area.  A winter storm blanketed much of the central Midwest with snow on Sunday at the end of the Thanksgiving weekend, bringing blizzard-like conditions that grounded hundreds of flights and forced the closure of major highways on one of the busiest travel days of the year. (Tammy Ljungblad/The Kansas City Star via AP)
Police from Roeland Park, Kan., watched as the driver of a van tried to a navigate a slick street Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018, that hit the Kansas City area. A winter storm blanketed much of the central Midwest with snow on Sunday at the end of the Thanksgiving weekend, bringing blizzard-like conditions that grounded hundreds of flights and forced the closure of major highways on one of the busiest travel days of the year. (Tammy Ljungblad/The Kansas City Star via AP)

The National Weather Service issued blizzard and winter storm warnings Sunday for a large swath of the central Plains and Great Lakes region. Flight-tracking website FlightAware reports more than 1,200 flights headed to or from the U.S. were canceled on one of the busiest travel days of the year.

A pedestrian walks as snow falls Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018, in downtown Kansas City, Mo. Blizzard-like conditions have closed highways and delayed air travel as a winter storm moves through the midwest. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
A pedestrian walks as snow falls Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018, in downtown Kansas City, Mo. Blizzard-like conditions have closed highways and delayed air travel as a winter storm moves through the midwest. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Part of Interstate 80 in Nebraska was closed Sunday morning after multiple accidents in the snowy conditions. It was later reopened.

Heavy traffic is seen on an expressway near O'Hare International airport in Chicago, Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018. More than 350 flights already canceled ahead of blizzard-like storm taking aim at Chicago. A winter storm warning has been extended for Cook, DuPage, Grundy, Kendall, Lake and Will counties through 9 a.m. Monday, according to the National Weather Service. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
Heavy traffic is seen on an expressway near O’Hare International airport in Chicago, Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018. More than 350 flights already canceled ahead of blizzard-like storm taking aim at Chicago. A winter storm warning has been extended for Cook, DuPage, Grundy, Kendall, Lake and Will counties through 9 a.m. Monday, according to the National Weather Service. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer declared a state of emergency.

A shopper dashes to her car during a blizzard after shopping Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018, at the Walmart in Roeland Park, Kan. The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning for parts of Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri and Iowa. (Tammy Ljungblad/The Kansas City Star via AP)
A shopper dashes to her car during a blizzard after shopping Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018, at the Walmart in Roeland Park, Kan. The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning for parts of Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri and Iowa. (Tammy Ljungblad/The Kansas City Star via AP)

The weather service said on Twitter Sunday night that Kansas City International Airport got 5.3 inches of snow, and at least 7 inches fell in Rockford, Illinois.

Hundreds of flights have been canceled after a snowstorm blanketed much of the Midwest. Schools in parts of Kansas, Missouri, Iowa and Illinois called off Monday classes. At least 7 inches fell in Rockford, Illinois. (Nov. 26)
Hundreds of flights have been canceled after a snowstorm blanketed much of the Midwest. Schools in parts of Kansas, Missouri, Iowa and Illinois called off Monday classes. At least 7 inches fell in Rockford, Illinois. (Nov. 26)

Schools in parts of Kansas, Missouri, Iowa and Illinois called off Monday classes. The storm is expected to hit Indiana and Michigan early Monday.

Source: The Associated Press

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