30 shocking photos of storm Elliott that put several regions of the US in a state of emergency

Snow blankets vehicles on the road on NE Forest Ave. in Topeka, Kansas, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022. (Evert Nelson /The Topeka Capital-Journal via AP)
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A man clears the way for vehicles parked in his lot in Denver. (AP/David Zalubowski) (David Zalubowski/)
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Temperatures plummeted Thursday as a winter storm formed ahead of Christmas weekend, promising heavy snow, ice, flooding and strong winds across a wide swath of the US, complicating holiday travel. (AP/David Zalubowski) (David Zalubowski/)
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A person uses a snow blower to clear a sidewalk outside of Union Station in Chicago, Illinois, on December 22, 2022, during a winter storm ahead of the Christmas holidays. (Photo by KAMIL KRZACZYNSKI / AFP) (KAMIL KRZACZYNSKI /)
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A person crosses a street in Mile End, a neighborhood in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, as snow falls on December 22, 2022. (Photo by ANDREJ IVANOV / AFP) (ANDREJ IVANOV /)
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A moving car and one covered in snow in downtown Des Moines, Iowa (Charlie Neibergall/)
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Pedestrians wait to cross State Street in Chicago’s famous Loop on Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022. (AP/Charles Rex Arbogast) (Charles Rex Arbogast/)
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A couple walks the Cherry Creek Trail on Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022, in Denver. (AP/David Zalubowski) (David Zalubowski/)
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A local resident removes snow from the end of a driveway, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022, in Urbandale, Iowa. (AP/Charlie Neibergall) (Charlie Neibergall/)
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An abandoned e-scooter along Speer Boulevard Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022, in Denver. (AP/David Zalubowski) (David Zalubowski/)
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Pedestrians navigate slippery streets on Thursday, December 22, 2022, in Chicago. (AP/Charles Rex Arbogast) (Charles Rex Arbogast/)
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An American Airlines plane is de-iced as high winds whip up about 7.5 inches of new snow in the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport Thursday, December 22, 2022. (David Joles/Star Tribune via AP) (David Joles/)
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Trucks drive on Interstate 80 as snow falls amid a winter storm in Coralville, Iowa. (Joseph Cress / Iowa City Press-Citizen via AP) (Joseph Cress /)
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Pedestrians walk on a snow-covered sidewalk while temperatures remain in single digits in Chicago, Illinois (SCOTT OLSON /)
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Circulating on the roads became a very concrete danger for drivers (Joseph Cress /)
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A digital screen at a Hills Bank branch shows the temperature of -4 degrees while snow falls in Iowa City (Joseph Cress /)

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Snow falls on Broadway, a popular tourist street in Nashville, Tennessee (SETH HERALD /)
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An Iowa Department of Transportation (IDOT) plow clears a lane on Interstate 80 as snow falls during a winter storm warning in Iowa City (Joseph Cress/)
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A cyclist tries to maneuver a snowy road during a winter storm warning in Iowa City, Iowa (Joseph Cress/)
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A lone pedestrian walks down Pearl Street while enduring sub-zero temperatures in Denver (David Zalubowski/)
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A digital board is placed along Interstate 80 during a winter storm warning in Iowa City (Joseph Cress/)
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A pedestrian walks through Nicollet Mall while strong winds kick up snow in downtown Minneapolis (Alex Kormann/)
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An accident involving a semi-truck blocked the eastbound lanes of Interstate 80 in West Des Moines as blizzard conditions affected much of the state (Bryon Houlgrave/The Register/)
A driver removes snow from his car in Chicago, Illinois, United States
A driver removes snow from his car in Chicago, Illinois, United States (MATT MARTON /)
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A Washington Department of Transportation worker cleans a culvert on Northgate Way during heavy snowfall on early morning commutes in Seattle (Karen Ducey/)
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Snow covers the houses of Capitol Hill in Seattle (Daniel Kim /)
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A person uses a four-wheeler to remove snow northeast of Bellingham, Washington (Lisa Baumann/)
A passenger looks at a flight departure board at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, as a brewing winter storm across much of the country may cause travel delays ahead of the Christmas holidays, in Arlington, Virginia, U.S. USA, December 20, 2022. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File
A passenger looks at a flight departure board at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, as a brewing winter storm across much of the country may cause travel delays ahead of the Christmas holidays, in Arlington, Virginia, U.S. USA, December 20, 2022. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File (KEVIN LAMARQUE/)
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Driving has become a very difficult challenge on snowy roads (Bryon Houlgrave/The Register/)

With photos from Reuters, AP and AFP

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