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Frozen Streets: Ice Causes Another State of Emergency in South

Image: Ice and snow cover Interstate 26 in Columbia, S.C.,
Ice and snow cover Interstate 26 in Columbia, S.C., early Wednesday. Gov. Nikki Haley again declared a state of emergency as emergency officials worried that as much as an inch of ice accumulating on trees and power lines Wednesday into Thursday could knock out powers to thousands, especially in the Midlands. Mary Ann Chastain / AP

Vehicles make their way through ice and snow on Interstate 26 in Columbia, S.C., early Wednesday. Gov. Nikki Haley again declared a state of emergency as officials worried that ice accumulating on trees and power lines could knock out power to thousands. More than 70,000 customers in Louisiana, Arkansas, Texas, Mississippi, Alabama and the Carolinas were without power early Wednesday.