Dec 6, 2013; 5:00 AM ET The cold wave will continue through Thursday
University of Minnesota students will gather Friday night for a safety walk in response to the rise in off-campus violent crime. 11 crime alerts have been issued by University of Minnesota police since the start of the semester, with many of the alerts covering multiple incidents of violent crime against students.
An ice storm will continue to affect millions of people into Friday and threaten to cut power for hundreds of thousands from northern Texas to western Kentucky.
A pair of storms unleashed heavy snow and strong winds causing poor visibility from the northern Plains and Upper Midwest to the southern Rockies.
Short-Range Weather forecast overview for the North Central United States
Dangerously cold air with subzero temperatures will plunge into the Northern States this week.