Article Photos: From Rockies to Rust Belt, storm brings extremes 2/16

Firefighter Jason Kelley and police officer Shannon Vandenheuvel carry children from Barbara Jones' partially submerged car  in Grand Rapids, Mich. Thursday, April 18, 2013. Middle America was getting everything nature has to throw at it on Thursday, from snow in the north to tornadoes in the Plains, and with torrential rains causing floods and transportation chaos in several states. (AP Photo/Grand Rapids Press, Chris Clark)