Winter Weather Warnings, Advisories issued until Sunday morning

Winter Weather Warnings, Advisories issued until Sunday morning

And with ice and heavy snow come power outages.

Even Georgia saw 8 inches and parts of Kentucky received 6 inches as Richmond, Virginia, had its second-snowiest December day on record.

WINTER STORM WARNINGS are in effect in many areas this evening/overnight.

She said she couldn't make hot chocolates fast enough to keep up with customer demand. "Some areas may have issues with the roads, but the D.C. metro area escaped by the skin of our teeth".

Schools in Guilford County, where Greensboro is located, said schools would be closed on Monday, joining those in at least 100 other districts. Central Arkansas looks to only pick up, at most, 1 inch of snow.

The National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg measured 2.5 inches of snow as of 4:30 a.m. Sunday.

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper is urging residents to "stay put" and "watch some football" as a snow storm is dumping almost a foot of snow in some parts of the state.

A winter storm tearing through the Southeast threatens to keep residents stuck at home with days of unsafe driving conditions, canceled flights and power outages.

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

"Getting out on risky roads could put your life at risk", said North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper.

Arkansas, Oklahoma and Missouri began to see snow and ice arrive overnight on Friday into Saturday.

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper strongly urged residents to stay off the roads, asking drivers not to put lives of first responders needlessly at risk.

Snowfall could total 12 to 20 inches over the Appalachians and into the Carolinas by Monday, when the storm is expected to move off the coast, the NWS said. "No traffic fatalities have been reported at this time", Virginia State Police spokesperson Corinne Geller told CNN affiliate WTVR.

Residents caught in the storm are flooding Twitter with images of its wrath under the hashtag #Snowmagedden2018.

More than 300,000 power outages were reported across the southeast region with the majority of those - about 180,000 - in North Carolina, according to

The snow came courtesy of a winter storm system that was dumping snow through much of Virginia, western North Carolina, eastern Kentucky, eastern Tennessee and northern SC.

Flurries to light snow possible for southern Maryland and Northern Virginia on Sunday. After that, it'll be dry and cold through Tuesday, he said.

The storm is expected to linger around throughout the day on Monday, but the worst is over, yet they are not in the clear just yet. Hazardous weather conditions could continue through early Monday with temperatures in the lower 30s.

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