|Sleet, ice, deep-freeze hit large swath of US
Updated Dec 08, 04:02 AM
WASHINGTON - A powerful storm system that spread hazardous snow, sleet and freezing rain widely across the nation's midsection rumbled toward the densely populated Eastern seaboard on Sunday, promising more of the same.
And officials warned a major ice storm was possible in Virginia's Appalachian region along the busy Interstate 81 corridor .
In Virginia, state Emergency Management spokeswoman Laura Southard said the storm had the potential to be a "historic ice event."