Millions Across South and Central US Face Historic Ice Storm: What You Need to Know

Millions across the South and Central US are bracing for a major winter storm as officials urge people to stay off the roads.

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for states from Texas to Tennessee, with significant ice storm risk.

The storm is expected to bring freezing rain and ice accumulations of up to one-quarter of an inch.

Road crews are preparing for the storm by salting and sanding roads and highways, while local auto body shops are offering advice to drivers on how to stay safe on icy roads.

The storm is already causing power outages and travel disruptions in some areas, and officials are warning people to prepare for more.

The National Weather Service is encouraging people to check their local forecasts and to take necessary precautions to stay safe.

For more information on the winter storm, view the full coverage on USNN.