ice storm

noun
a storm of freezing rain and widespread glaze formation.

Origin:
1875–80

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ice storm
 
n
chiefly (US) a storm of freezing rain that deposits a glaze of ice on the ground

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Example sentences
Clear cutting here is not needed because last years record ice storm topped all
  the trees here in nearly a four state area.
One day an ice storm blew through the state, bringing down power and telephone
  lines in its wake.
Inevitably, an unpredicted ice storm would begin a few minutes later.
They talk about the nasty ice storm a few weeks ago that knocked out power for
  so many.
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