Winter storm creates snowy, icy mess on highways across US

From spinouts to jackknifes to slippery roads, many interstates have been more like ice rinks

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A powerful winter storm has pummeled much of the U.S. this week, coating roads in ice and snow.

The storm spanned nearly 3,000 miles across the country – from Texas to New England -- when it peaked on Wednesday and Thursday.

One of the worst impacts from the storm has been an ice storm across parts of the Midwest, mid-South and Ohio Valley.

Here’s a look at some icy scenes from highways and roads across the country during the storm.