After cold rain and winds lashed the Southwest and other parts of the country Friday, millions of residents hunkered down for icy conditions expected to last through the weekend as the cold snap was forecast to continue causing problems and trekking northeast.
As Texas residents prepared for what one hardware store manager called "Ice Friday," schools started canceling classes and thousands of shoppers jammed store aisles to buy milk, pet food and other supplies.
An icy storm that started in the West and is blamed in at least 10 fatal accidents was bringing a mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain to parts of Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas on Monday as it trudged eastward in the run-up to Thanksgiving.
On this date last year, millions of people across the Tri-State area were bracing for the massive and unprecedented hurricane named Sandy. And it didn't take long for the storm to be branded a superstorm, and thus it will be known for a generation as Superstorm Sandy.
The Correa family on Staten Island was living in their dream home when Sandy hit. They lost it and almost everything else, including each other. As their lives flashed before them, they changed what they valued most.