An Ice Storm is Headed Straight for Dallas. For Real This Time.

Two weeks ago, Dallas breathed out a triumphant chuckle when the massive winter storm that promised to encase the city in ice and smother all signs of life arrived instead as a chilly but gentle rain. No way would the weather gods have the chutzpah to mess with the Big D, right?

Turns out, the weather cognoscenti weren't wrong about the coming icemageddon, just two weeks premature. Bearing down on Dallas right now is a storm the likes of which WFAA weather guru Pete Delkus has never seen before.

"The Metroplex is going to be entombed in ice," he warned today on Facebook. "It's just a question of how thick will it ultimately get."

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Eric Nicholson
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