More die after snowstorms, frigid temperatures hammer half of the U.S.

Thank goodness that is not here in Kansas City.

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(CNN) — Snowstorms and record low temperatures whacked much of the country this week — and there’s more havoc coming Wednesday.

About 50 percent of the country had snow on the ground Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service.

snowBuffalo, New York, one of the hardest-hit, is buried under 6 feet of snow — and counting.

“This storm is basically a knife that went right through the heart of Erie County,” Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz said. “I can’t remember and I don’t think anyone else can remember this much snow falling in this short a period.”

Another blast of cold air will hammer the Midwest and Northeast on Wednesday while the Southeast could see record lows as temperatures drop into the teens and 20s.

Snow fatalities

At least five people have been killed in the storm.

One of the storm-related deaths was from a car accident. Three…

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