This NOAA satellite image taken Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010 at 12:45 a.m. EST shows widespread clouds over the Plains ahead of the frontal system. A band of snow is noted from central North Dakota ... more 
This NOAA satellite image taken Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010 at 12:45 a.m. EST shows widespread clouds over the Plains ahead of the frontal system. A band of snow is noted from central North Dakota southeastward into far western Iowa. In the East, moderate to isolated heavy snow showers are falling in Maine. (AP PHOTO/WEATHER UNDERGROUND) less 
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Associated Press
Thu, Dec 16, 2010 4:28 PM EST