(Reuters) – The brunt of an ice storm was expected to roll through the Great Plains and Midwest this weekend after claiming the life of a motorist, causing scattered power outages and wreaking havoc on travel plans for airline passengers and motorists. Ice, freezing rain and winter storm warnings and advisories remained in effect for Saturday and Sunday from northern Texas, east across parts of the Midwest and into the Washington D.C. area, the Weather Service said. "This will create hazardous driving conditions." The storm's first known casualty was Tiffany Jackson, 31, of Crystal City, Missouri, who police said lost control on an icy overpass.
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