Winter Storm Continues Through Evening

Cheryl Sanders
January 18, 2018

Snow will also persist Tuesday night from New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania southward to Virginia, West Virginia, eastern Tennessee, western/central North Carolina, upstate SC, parts of Georgia, southeast Alabama and perhaps the northwest Florida Panhandle.

Wednesday 6AM-10AM - Lingering light snow and flurries, icy roads area-wide.

In Tennessee, 1 to 3 inches of snow covered much of the state, forcing closures of schools, universities and courts.

Freezing temperatures mixed with precipitation early Tuesday morning in Central Texas, creating hazardous driving conditions.

Most plan to operate on normal schedules Wednesday.

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory effective 3 a.m. Tuesday until 6 a.m. Wednesday for all of southeast Texas. Fort Worth can expect about a half inch of snow Monday night, according to the advisory, while nearby counties may get up to two inches.

Please report snow and ice accumulations by calling the National Weather Service toll free at.1.800.2 6 7.8 1 0 1.

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal likewise issued a state of emergency for 83 counties, spanning much of central and northern parts of the state. Sleet and freezing rain are forecast for parts of the state.

Millions of children across the South enjoyed snow days, and hundreds of flights were canceled at airports not used to dealing with wintry conditions. City and county government offices, and school districts are all closed.

Low temperatures and risky wind chills are closing schools across Kansas. Warmer air will also sweep into Mississippi, Louisiana, Alabama and Florida. Eventually snow will develop into the evening and overnight hours.

Left behind the winter storm, temperatures are taking still another polar plunge.

"A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather conditions are occurring".

In the longer term, a decided turn to more tolerable weather is slated to arrive by Friday into the weekend as highs aim for the 40s on Friday then 50s by Saturday and Sunday. It was expected to move into Alabama and Georgia later Tuesday.

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