Winter Storm

A snow plow clears the streets during a snowstorm. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Atlanta Pre-Treating Priority Roads Monday Evening

Atlanta city officials say they’re working with state and county officials to coordinate an joint emergency response plan ahead of a winter storm.

02/10/2014

The weather kills at least 2,000 Americans each year and nearly two-thirds of the deaths are from the cold, according to a new government report.  (credit: Daniel Shirey/Getty Images)

Georgia Governor Declares State Of Emergency Ahead Of Winter Storm

With memories of thousands of vehicles gridlocked for hours on icy metro Atlanta highways fresh in their minds, officials north Georgia prepared Monday for another round of winter weather, with the governor declaring a state of emergency for 14 counties.

02/10/2014

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National Guard Distributes Food Packets Given To Soldiers In Afghanistan To Stranded Motorists

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.

01/29/2014

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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.

01/29/2014

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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.

01/29/2014

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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.

01/28/2014

A plane of Delta Airlines.  (credit: MARCEL ANTONISSE/AFP/Getty Images)

Winter Storm Prompts Flight Cancellations

Delta Air Lines officials say more than 1,800 flights have been canceled ahead of a winter storm expected to pelt areas of the Southeast with sleet and snow.

01/27/2014

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Storm States of Emergency

The snow is fresh, but governors in Kansas, Oklahoma, Missouri and Illinois are declaring emergencies. Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon activated 600 members of the National Guard as an enormous storm begins pelting states from Texas […]

WAOK-AM–02/02/2011

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