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Atlanta Mayor: ‘A Lot Of People’ Still Stranded On Roads 24 Hours After Storm

Students spent the night on buses or at schools, commuters abandoned their cars or idled in them all night and the highways-turned-parking lots iced over when a winter storm slammed the city, creating a treacherous traffic jam that lasted into Wednesday.


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Commuters Sleep In Grocery Stores After Abandoning Cars On Highway

Students camped out with teachers in school gyms or on buses and commuters abandoned cars along the highway to seek shelter in churches, fire stations — even grocery stores — after a rare snowstorm left thousands of unaccustomed Southerners frozen in their tracks.


File photo of an alligator. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Alligators Burrowing Into Mud To Stay Warm During Winter Storm

Across the Deep South, residents stocked up on fuel and groceries, schools and offices closed, and road crews were at the ready as a storm moved in Tuesday from the central U.S., threatening to bring snow, ice and subzero temperatures to a region more accustomed to air conditioners and sunscreen than parkas and shovels.


Forecasters warn bitter cold will be accompanied by snow and freezing rain over much of Georgia. (Getty Images)

Snow And Ice Could Snarl Georgia From Atlanta To Savannah

The National Weather Service warns Atlanta, Americus, Columbus and Macon could see up to 2 inches of snow beginning midmorning on Tuesday.


Arctic temperatures expected to reach north Georgia. (Getty Images)

Bitter Cold, High Winds Expected In Georgia

High winds are expected along with the bitter cold temperatures.


A man braves the cold and walks along the shore of Lake Michigan as temperatures remain in the negative digits on Jan. 7, 2014 in Milwaukee, Wis. (credit: Darren Hauck/Getty Images)

All 50 States Saw Freezing Temperatures At Some Point Tuesday

An arctic blast eased its grip on much of the U.S. on Wednesday, with winds calming and the weather warming slightly a day after temperature records — some more than a century-old — shattered up and down the Eastern Seaboard.


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Tips To Prepare Yourself For This Frigid Winter Weather

If you woke up this morning thinking this is the coldest you can remember, just wait another 24 hours because it is supposed to get worse. Tuesday’s forecast has temperatures dipping below 10 degrees, and […]


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Holiday Travel May Be Affected By Weather

Atlanta (WAOK/AJC) — The National Weather Service has released an inclement winter weather advisory for this Thanksgiving weekend, as over 40 million travelers brace for bumpy rides and delays as an incredible winter storm makes […]


A wreath sits in the Industrial Canal near the 9th Ward levee after locals commemorated the 5th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina on August 29, 2010 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

8 Years After Katrina, New Orleans On The Rebound

NEW ORLEANS (AP/WAOK) – Eight years after Hurricane Katrina, the Ferris wheel at the abandoned former Six Flags amusement park sits idle. The roller-coaster humps are familiar sights to passing motorists, and the weed-choked lot […]



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