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Major Ice Storm Continues in Southern U.S.

A solid core of cold air with well-below normal temperatures continues to interact with increasing moisture for an extensive stretch of ice with some sleet. This regime will continue through Wednesday with the potential for additional and significant ice accretion, especially in portions of Texas. Meanwhile, heavy to excessive rain is also coming into frame for Wednesday near the Arklatex. Read More >

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