Winter storm pounds Midwest

A storm referred to as a a small Tyrannosaurus rex caused six deaths, and spawned Gulf Coast region tornadoes and lots of snow before veering Northeast today.

 Elizabeth Seymour, 9, front, gets a mouthful of snow while sledding at the Colllierville, Tenn., landfill with Carly Catanzaro, 10, and her sister Ellery Seymour, 10, back, Wednesday Dec. 26, 2012. Shelby county managed to avoid the heavy snow that blanketed much of Arkansas, but that didn't stop the trio of sledders from taking advantage of the popular hill. (AP Photo/The Commercial Appeal, Jim Weber)

Elizabeth Seymour, 9, front, gets a mouthful of snow while sledding at the Colllierville, Tenn., landfill with Carly Catanzaro, 10, and her sister Ellery Seymour, 10, back, Wednesday Dec. 26, 2012. Shelby county managed to avoid the heavy snow that blanketed much of Arkansas, but that didn't stop the trio of sledders from taking advantage of the popular hill. (AP Photo/The Commercial Appeal, Jim Weber)

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