|'Ice Friday' bears down on Texas, much of Midwest
Updated Dec 06, 01:52 PM
DALLAS - As snow and freezing rain blanketed normally sun-swept North Texas, residents accustomed to warmer temperatures appeared to heed warnings on what one hardware store manager called "Ice Friday," staying off nearly impassable roadways and out of the skin-stinging cold.
But by Thursday, Texas was facing the same wintry blast that has slammed much of the U.S., bringing frigid temperatures, ice and snow.
Organizers of Sunday's Dallas Marathon canceled the event early Friday afternoon.