Dallas/Fort Worth, Arlington, Texas Ice Storm Cancellation: “Brutally Cold, for Texas”


CNN’s Ed Lavandera reports from Dallas on the ice storm wreaking havoc in the southern U.S.

Dallas ice havoc …

Reports of trees and branches breaking under the weight of ice covering.

More than 250,000 homes without power across Dallas-Fort Worth.

Three people in Texas and Oklahoma were killed in weather-related crashes.

On lake north of Dallas the weights of ice collapse the roof of a marina.

cancelled 2000 flights across the region with 90 percent flight cancelled from Dallas.

Two days ago temperatures were in the 80s in the area.

Freezing temperatures are supposed to last until Sunday.

The MetroPCS Dallas Marathon and the Children’s Medical Center holiday parade have been canceled this weekend.

This weekend’s Dallas Marathon was canceled after an ice storm snarled travel in North Texas and left more than a quarter of a million homes and business without electricity.

Ice storm Arlington Texas.

Cold and Icy weather is hitting from the South to the Great Lakes on Friday. The National Weather Service issued winter storm and ice warnings for parts of Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Mississippi, Missouri, Illinois and Indiana.

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