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Snow storm blankets parts of North Carolina, Virginia

DURHAM, N.C. (AP)(STL.News) — A winter storm blanketed parts of North Carolina and Virginia with snow early Saturday as its slow march across the Southeast left grocery store shelves empty and roads icy and impassible. The National Weather Service said North Carolina cities including Winston-Salem, Greensboro and Roxboro had received six inches or more of … Continue reading Snow storm blankets parts of North Carolina, Virginia

Winter storm: South braces for snow, sleet and freezing rain

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP)(STL.News) — Panicked shoppers emptied shelves of bread and milk, road workers began working 12-hour shifts, and governors in Alabama and Georgia declared states of emergencies ahead of a winter storm stalking the South. In Cary, North Carolina, Stuart Hall’s regular run for groceries looked like something out of the just concluded holiday … Continue reading Winter storm: South braces for snow, sleet and freezing rain

South bracing for more severe storms, rain

More severe storms expected in the south (AP)(STL.News) Parts of the South are bracing for more rain Tuesday, a day after severe storms killed four people in Alabama. The line of severe thunderstorms spawned several possible tornadoes, and the threat continued into early Tuesday for southern Alabama, southwest Georgia and the Florida Panhandle. Four people … Continue reading South bracing for more severe storms, rain

Holiday travel likely to be troublesome because of weather

CHICAGO (AP)(STL.News) — It’ll be a white Christmas for the northern Plains and some Western states, but it’s likely to cause troublesome travel. Forecasters cautioned drivers to keep alternate routes in mind and prepare for possible delays. Southern California even got a dose of snow, with about 2 inches falling in a mountainous region about … Continue reading Holiday travel likely to be troublesome because of weather

Life or Death on St. Louis Streets During Arctic Blast

  St. Louis Arctic Blast St. Louis, MO/December 19, 2016 (STL.News) Arctic Blast – As temperatures dropped and ice began to glaze St. Louis for the first time this season, Cathryn Criddle Shaw was thinking about the man she had seen sleeping under the overpass. “I’ve wanted to serve the person sleeping on this concrete … Continue reading Life or Death on St. Louis Streets During Arctic Blast

The Latest: Below freezing temperatures to hit Midwest

(AP)(STL.News) The Latest on severe winter weather impacting parts of the United States (all times local): ___ 2:35 p.m. Minnesota residents are bracing for the coldest wind chills they’ve seen in two years. On Saturday night, temperatures in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area are expected to drop to 20 degrees below zero. The National Weather Service … Continue reading The Latest: Below freezing temperatures to hit Midwest

Slick roads cause crashes in Maryland, Virginia

(AP)(STL.News) A blast of cold air caused wet roads to freeze across the Eastern U.S., triggering airport delays in the nation’s capital and major traffic pileups in Maryland, Virginia and North Carolina. Authorities say two people were killed when a tanker carrying gasoline skidded off a highway and exploded. Authorities say two people were killed … Continue reading Slick roads cause crashes in Maryland, Virginia