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CORRECTED (OFFICIAL)-Ford shuts some North American plants on bad weather

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(Corrects affected plants, removes reference to second shifts)

MEXICO CITY, Feb 18 (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co. onThursday said adverse weather had led to the temporary closureof plants in Kansas City, Michigan and Kentucky, as well as aplant in Hermosillo in the northern Mexican border state ofSonora.

The Kansas City plant's operations have been canceled fromFeb 13-22, the company said in a statement to Reuters.Unseasonably cold weather conditions have caused power outagesand natural gas shortages in southern United States and Mexico,crippling industries.

(Reporting by Sharay Angulo;Writing by Drazen Jorgic; Editing by Frank Jack Daniel)