A powerful new freezing wave caused power outages in California, while Arizona and Wyoming had road closures.
On Wednesday, a winter storm affected the north of the country, causing the cancellation of more than 1,200 flights.
Other states reported the cancellation of classes, such as Dakota, Minnesota and Wisconsin, as well as some government offices and assemblies.
According to Jeff Lea of the Airport Commission in Minneapolis, he commented that the airlines canceled flights in advance so that travelers would be aware before going to the airport.
While in California, high winds caused trees and power poles to topple, resulting in more than 91,000 families affected by power outages, according to a PowerOutage.us report.
In Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara, a blizzard warning was issued Thursday through Saturday, according to the National Weather Service.
Here's a look at the Winter Storm Severity Index (WSSI) over the next 3 days, through midday Friday. Moderate, Major and Extreme winter weather impacts are expected from the West Coast to New England with travel not advised in the Upper Midwest due to blizzard conditions. pic.twitter.com/fcwxg5E7gQ
— National Weather Service (@NWS) February 21, 2023
For Florida, highs could reach 40 degrees above normal.