We escaped the grid lock by “minutes”. Non-the-less ….. My husband and I ALWAYS have a 3 day survival bag in every vehicle.
A once-in-10-year storm spread freezing rain, sleet and snow across a wide swath of the South on Tuesday.
“Up to 10 inches of snow fell in parts of Virginia on Tuesday and Tuesday night,” AccuWeather.com Expert Senior Meteorologist Bob Smerbeck said. Norfolk, Va., and Elizabeth City, N.C., are some of the cities in the path of the snow.
On Monday, Louisiana’s governor declared a state of emergency for due to the dangerous winter conditions forecast for Tuesday and Wednesday. Additionally, all government offices and public schools were ordered to close on Tuesday.
States of emergency were also declared in Alabama, North Carolina and South Carolina.
The wintry weather expanded eastward across Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina and the mid-Atlantic coast through Tuesday night.
Hazardous travel will span the heavily traveled I-10 and I-95 corridors. Numerous roads have been closed and many motorists were reported stranded.
Late on Tuesday, thousands of…
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