Multiple storms could proceed throughout the U.S. this weekend to next week bringing ice and snow from shore to shore.
At Fort Worth, Texas, at least six people died and 65 others were hurt in a gigantic freeway pileup that included over 100 cars. Fort Worth police said the arctic roads probably contributed to the wreck.
Many areas in western and central Texas got around 1 inch of ice accretion.
Now, that storm is going through North Carolina and Virginia with ice and snow hockey.
On Friday afternoon, 36 states, from Oregon to Maryland, are under some kind of snow, cold or ice alarms .
Meanwhile, another storm is already wreaking havoc in Oregon, Washington and Northern California, in which snow, ice hockey and gusty winds are causing dangerous road conditions.
There's a blizzard warning to the Columbia River Gorge.
Part of the western storm is moving fast submerged, also will bring an icy mixture to the Mid-Atlantic by Saturday evening into Sunday, in which a winter storm watch was submitted for Washington, D.C.
From Sunday night into Monday, a third storm will go from the West and slip south to Texas and Oklahoma.
A winter storm watch was issued for Dallas, Oklahoma City and almost all of the way down to Mexican boundary.
This third storm is then expected to proceed into the East Coast. It'll bring an icy mixture to the I-95 corridor and thick snow inland.
With these storms coming over the next five to seven days, nearly all lower 48 states will observe some kind of wintry precipitation accumulation, as far south as San Antonio, Texas, and Jackson, Mississippi.
Aside from that, dangerous chilly air will pour in the South, attaining Texas by Sunday to Monday.
Wind chills could attain below-zero temperatures as far south as Dallas and Austin, Texas.
The North will even see intense cold. Winds chills may dip as low as -60 degrees and frost bite can place in on exposed skin in as few as five minutes.