(WASHINGTON EXAMINER) – Several Texans are dead and nearly 400,000 people in the state are without power as ice storms are expected to ease up in the South on Thursday.
At least six people are dead, USA Today reported, and 389,571 people are without power in the Lone Star State, according to Poweroutage.us, as of 5:45 a.m. The storms, which have wreaked havoc in the South, have caused wrecks on wet roads, made people deal with freezing homes, and forced airlines to cancel thousands of flights.
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There is a severe weather alert in place in Central Texas, where people are being strongly urged to stay off the roads. Parts of Arkansas and Tennessee are also facing scary conditions due to freezing rain and ice. More than 12 million people were under ice storm warnings on Wednesday, per the National Weather Service.
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