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Massive winter storm batters U.S.

Saturday, December 07, 2013 - 00:52

Dec. 7 - Wintry weather blamed for several deaths, widespread power outages, and dangerous travel. The storm now heads East. Linda So reports.

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The massive snow storm caused a mess on the roads in Cincinnati. Slick conditions keeping this tractor trailer from getting to where it needs to go. In Texas and Arkansas, the wintry weather coated power lines with ice. Utility crews scrambled to keep them from snapping under the weight. The wintry weather has already left hundreds of thousands without power. It's also being blamed for several deaths. At Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, the ice cancelled more than 1,500 flights causing a huge headache for travelers. SOUNDBITE: TRAVELER JENNIFER KOS, SAYING: "They're in Indiana and I'm from Sydney and I'm trying to make it back to see them with my children. My children are getting some food right now. Anyway, we'll get there eventually, we'll get there by Christmas, won't we?" The storm is now heading East and is expected to dump more snow and freezing rain in Ohio to New England.

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Massive winter storm batters U.S.

Saturday, December 07, 2013 - 00:52