Bad Weather Threatens Holiday Travel

(Undated) -- Rain, ice, snow and even tornadoes are hindering holiday travelers this weekend. Around 400 flights have been canceled at airports nationwide. A tornado watch is in effect today for eastern Texas, and parts of Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi. Several counties in northern New York state have declared states of emergency due to ice storms. More than 30-thousand people in Oklahoma are without power following an ice storm there.
Flash flooding and heavy rain is occurring from the Gulf to the Midwest. A wintry mix of rain, snow and sleet is expected across the county's midsection, with another storm moving into the Pacific Northwest.