Deep Freeze Settles in for Much of Midwest

Ice storms present dangerous conditions from Texas to Ohio.
3:00 | 12/05/13

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Transcript for Deep Freeze Settles in for Much of Midwest
28 states -- more than 190. Million people in the path of an ice storm a huge blast of record cold temperature moving across America. You can see it on the map that shows which states are in the danger zone tonight. And ABC's Clayton send down now on the struggles stay warm. Temperatures are dropping and blood pressure rising. As of major winter storm barrels east. Minnesota a -- of spinning tires and plows state digging out from under heavy snow. Oklahoma grocery stores are selling out Iowa defeat Iraq. -- I didn't. Tennessee today declared a state of emergency. Further west it's the frigid cold Oklahoma City chillier than Anchorage Alaska. This -- -- was coated in ice and in California growers are burning peach pits for enough heat to save a two billion dollar citrus crop. We have to protect -- at all costs. In Denver they're DO icing planes and trying to find shelter for the homeless is sort -- -- -- a lot going get cold -- like like this it's it's very dangerous. Stay warm means piling on the layers. I've got this code and then got a sweater and a bag along -- Sheridan like -- into -- Denver today tied -- -- record. Minus fifteen degrees at -- urban restaurant -- -- walk in -- -- -- -- kick this around 3538. Degrees. It's actually warmer in the freezer -- two degrees. Two degrees that's like seventeen degrees warmer than it was outside this morning that its this we're gonna warm -- it's the and now some criminals are taking advantage of the COLT looking for -- first. What's -- -- are well it's a card that the owner it leaves unattended running to warm it up. And Denver police say that in the last couple of days they've had half a dozen hopper cars stolen. Diane another reason to what you thank you so much Clayton sends --

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