Winter storm slams South with heavy snow, power outages

Winter storm slams South with heavy snow, power outages

"Travel will be severely affected across much of these areas, and some power outages are likely", it said. More than 1,000 Sunday flights have already been canceled at Charlotte Douglas International Airport, according to FlightAware, a flight tracking service. "We're expecting snow in the southern and central Appalachians". Potentially heavy snow is also forecast for upstate SC, western North Carolina, southern Virginia and southern West Virginia.

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather conditions will make travel "very hazardous or impossible", according to the National Weather Service.

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper takes part in the "Curbing the Opioid Epidemic" session at the National Governors Association summer meeting in Providence, Rhode Island, U.S., July 13, 2017.

A motorist needed help after at least six inches of snow fell across parts of North Carolina on Sunday.

Once the transition to snow happens, accumulations should start to pile up quickly, especially in the border counties, which will see the highest totals.

A winter storm warning is in place for Southern Virginia including Halifax County as a developing winter storm aims to dump as much as a foot of snow in some areas.

At lower elevations, Raleigh, North Carolina, and Richmond, Virginia, are expected to see 4-6 inches of snow.


"Virginians should take all necessary precautions to ensure they are prepared for winter weather storm impacts", he said.

Churches across the region have canceled Sunday services, and many schools are planning to shutter their doors on Monday.

Charlotte is expected to get hit with a mix of sleet and snow that could produce 1-2 inches of ice, she said.

The flooding and winter precipitation may also affect Georgia.

Before striking the Southeast, this moisture-heavy storm walloped Texas flash flooding along the southern edge of the state and snow and ice in the north.

Signs of a pending monster snow fall were prevalent.

Half an inch of ice may coat trees and power lines from Little Rock, Arkansas, to Nashville, Cabrera said. "Some mountain locations are already reporting 6" to 12" of snow. Bunker Hill Village in Harris County received 7.88 inches of rain over past 24 hours, while Lake Jackson saw 7.72 inches and College Station received 3.98 inches. The city holiday parade was postponed and Texas Tech rescheduled all Saturday final exams until Sunday, CNN affiliate KCBD reported.

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