“Snow and freezing rain began before sunrise in areas of North Carolina. In parts of Georgia, freezing rain and strong winds have fallen since early morning. States that don’t typically experience severe winters, such as Arkansas, Alabama, and Mississippi, have experienced heavy snow and ice.NPR reported public radio.
The National Weather Service (NWS) warns that more than 30 cm of snow may fall in some areas.
“Travel becomes difficult. Georgia salads in the morning both Caroline and Virginia declare a state of emergency. Residents were asked not to leave the roads without an urgent need. In addition to rapidly accumulating snow and ice, strong winds were expected to blow trees and break power lines, making driving even more dangerous” – emphasizes NPR.
Reported by FlightAware About 2,500 flights were canceled on Sunday in the United States. Because of snow storms Amtrak Railroad has canceled dozens of trains On weekends and on Mondays.
In addition, power outages began to occur. The Poweroutage website reported that more than 109,000 people have had no electricity at some point in Georgia on Sunday morning. recipients. In South Carolina, the number reached 89,000. Customers, in Florida – 31 thousand, and in North Carolina – 16 thousand.
According to meteorologists, Snowstorms will move north Sunday night and Monday morning. It will extend from the Ohio Valley to New England.
In New York City, less than 1 inch of snow is expected, but New York State, as well as neighboring New Jersey, could see several inches of white powder. Power companies Con Edison in New York warned of possible blackouts on Sunday.
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