Major Winter Storm: South Braces for Big Blast of Snow, Ice

1/15/2022 9:35:00 AM

Major Winter Storm: South Braces for Big Blast of Snow, Ice

Major Winter Storm: South Braces for Big Blast of Snow, Ice

Forecasts of snow and ice as far south as Georgia have put much of the Southeast on an emergency preparedness footing as shoppers strip store shelves of supplies and road crews treat highways ahead of an approaching weekend storm.

FedEx Wants to Install Anti-Missile Lasers in Its Cargo Jets Travis Wagler said he hadn't seen such a run on supplies at his Abbeville, South Carolina, hardware store in at least two winters.The Upper and Middle Mississippi Valley could get heavy snow on Friday, with potentially freezing rain set to fall over parts of the Carolinas and Southern Appalachians this weekend, according to the.CLEVELAND — This takes Northeastern Ohio out of the heavy snow zone for now, with Greater Cleveland seeing 2 inches or less.(CNN) A low-pressure system currently in the Central Plains begins to dive into the lower Mississippi Valley region by Friday night.

“We’re selling everything you might expect: sleds, but also salt, shovels and firewood,” Wagler said from Abbeville Hardware on Friday.That region faced amid predictions of a quarter-inch (0.The system is already producing snowfall in the Northern Plains and Upper Midwest, with heavy snow in parts of Minnesota and Iowa coming down at rates of one to two inches per hour.6 centimeters) of ice or more on trees and power lines, which could lead to days without electricity.The Ohio Department of Transportation said crews have been prepping roadways and loading up trucks ahead of this weekend's snow.“People are worried,” Wagler said.In a weekend forecast , NBC’s"TODAY" weather anchor Al Roker said the storm system could bring six to 12 inches of snow stretching from the Dakotas down to Missouri.Parts of Tennessee could get as much as 6 inches (15 centimeters) of snow, forecasters said, and northern Mississippi and the Tennessee Valley region of Alabama could receive light snow accumulations.Bookmark this site to check if snow is forecast for your regionUpper Midwest to the Middle Mississippi ValleyRead MoreThe storm will move through parts of the Midwest and the Middle Mississippi Valley today, dropping as much as a foot of snow.

With lows predicted in the 20s across a wide area, any precipitation could freeze, making driving difficult if not hazardous.The weather service said the rain would expand into the Tennessee Valleys on Saturday and change to snow by the evening, with snowfall expected over parts of Arkansas.If you must travel, allow extra time and know that during the snow event roads will likely be snow-covered,” ODOT said.By Friday, the fast-moving storm had already dropped heavy snow across a large swath of the Midwest, where travel conditions deteriorated and scores of schools closed or moved to online instruction.The storm, after its expected weekend dip into the Southeast, was then expected to head into the Northeast while dropping snow, sleet and rain around the densely populated Eastern Seaboard.Snow is also expected to develop over parts of the Central/Southern Appalachians, with pockets of rain and freezing rain potentially developing over the Carolinas and Southern Appalachians overnight Saturday into Sunday morning.A winter storm watch extended from just north of metro Atlanta to Arkansas in the west and Pennsylvania in the north, covering parts of 10 states including Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia.Read and watch the latest Power of 5 forecast here.Travel problems could extend into metro Atlanta, where about 2 inches (5 centimeters) of snow brought traffic to a slip-sliding halt in 2014, an event still known as “Snowmaggedon.Light snow is expected to reach parts of the Northeast on Friday, with heavy snow expected to fall over parts of southeastern Maine overnight on Friday.com/dq11MYDL5S — NWS Weather Prediction Center (@NWSWPC) January 14, 2022 Winds will also kick up across these regions, leading to blowing snow and poor visibility.

” At Dawsonville Hardware about 60 miles (95 km) north of Atlanta, owner Dwight Gilleland said he was already out of heaters by noon Friday and only had five bags of salt and sand left.“I think the pandemic has made people more anxious than normal,” he said.On Sunday, a wintry mix is expected to hit parts of the Southeast, including Atlanta, as a significant ice storm unfolds across the Carolinas.The National Weather Service said from 2 to 5 inches (5 to 13 centimeters) of snow could fall as far south as northeast Georgia from Saturday evening though Sunday, and possible power outages and travel problems could be exacerbated by any coating of ice — and winds gusting to 35 mph (55 kph).“Hopefully, the storm will underdeliver, but it could overdeliver.C.We just don’t know,” said Georgia Gov.co/nXQ78GUQq7 and type in your zip code or city/state to see forecast details.

Brian Kemp as he announced storm preparations.By Monday, a mix of rain and snow is likely for the Interstate 95 corridor, with the heaviest snow expected north and west across interior locations.He was taking no chances as he declared a state of emergency and crews began treating major roads and highways in north Georgia.Gov.Henry McMaster in neighboring South Carolina also issued an emergency order, saying the state would likely start feeling the effects of the major winter storm Sunday morning.“There is a potential for very dangerous conditions caused by accumulations of ice and snow, which will likely result in power outages across the state,” he said."How fast surface temperatures fall below freezing, and therefore, how fast rain changes to snow will play a big role in determining just how much snow accumulates," the NWS office in Topeka, Kansas, said.

The city of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, had to borrow workers from other departments to help treat roads ahead of the storm because COVID-19 had caused a shortage of workers, spokesman Randy Britton said.Even volunteers pitched in to help as the city stepped up its normal schedule of preparing for winter weather, he said.“We feel real good about where we are,” he said.“We’ve checked the boxes.” North Carolina Gov.mobile={};CNN.

Roy Cooper signed an emergency order and the administration urged people to stay at home once the storm hits.The state highway agency warned that labor shortages meant crews might not respond to problems areas as quickly as normal.“We just don’t have as many people to drive the trucks or operate the equipment,” said spokesman Marcus Thompson at the North Carolina Department of Transportation.Many schools and businesses will be closed Monday for the Martin Luther King Jr.holiday, which could help reduce travel problems along with temperatures that are supposed to rise into the 40s.handleUnmutePlayer=function handleUnmutePlayer(containerId, dataObj) {'use strict';var playerInstance,playerPropertyObj,rememberTime,unmuteCTA,unmuteIdSelector='unmute_' + containerId,isPlayerMute;dataObj=dataObj || {};if (CNN.

___ Collins reported from Columbia, South Carolina.AP writers Jay Reeves in Birmingham, Alabama; Sarah Brumfield in Richmond, Virginia; Tom Foreman Jr.in Winston-Salem, North Carolina; Jeff Martin in Woodstock, Georgia; Gary Robertson in Raleigh, North Carolina; and Ben Finley in Norfolk, Virginia, contributed to this report.Copyright AP - Associated Press.

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Major winter storm to wallop parts of the U.S. with heavy snow, rain over long weekendA major winter storm system is expected to wallop parts of the U.S. with heavy snow and rain over the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend, meteorologists have warned.

WINTER STORM UPDATE: Latest models show Greater Cleveland seeing 2 inches of snow or lessThe first widespread accumulating snow of the season is possible Sunday night and into Monday, but the latest trends show the storm shifting farther east toward the coast.

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