Winter Storm in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina


Stranded vehicles littered roadsides Monday as several inches of snow and sleet coated Atlanta and other parts of the South, freezing the morning commute in many areas and canceling thousands of flights at the world’s busiest airport.



Winter weather moved across the South on Sunday, coating bridges and roads with snow, sleet and freezing rain and causing thousands of flight cancelations.

Winter snow forecast in Kentucky, Tennessee
JAN 10 2010 6:00 AM Warning and Advisories …
Atlanta, GA — WInter Storm Warning …
5-7 inches already fallen at Rome, GA; Canton, GA; Commerce, GA
Nashville, TN — Winter Storm Warning … 3 inches reported at Nashville
Raleigh, NC — 1-3 inches of snow, freezing rain
Winston-Salem, NC — 1-3 inches of snow, freezing rain
Lexington, KY — Winter Weather Advisory … 1-3 inches expected
Louisiville, KY — Winter Weather Advisory … 1-3 inches expected
Charleston, SC — Winter Weather Advisory … Snow, Sleet and Ice
Dorchester, SC — Winter Storm Warning … 1/4-inch ice, 1-inch snow
Birminghan, AL — Freezing Rain Advisory
Montgomery, AL — Freezing Rain Advisory
Jackson, MS — Winter Weather Advisory — Freezing Drizzle

Other snow amounts reported

ASHDOWN AR.........8 INCHES
DIERKS AR..........7 INCHES
NASHVILLE AR.......7 INCHES
NEW BOSTON TX......7 INCHES
BATTIEST OK........6 INCHES
CLARKSVILLE TX.....6 INCHES
IDABEL OK..........6 INCHES
HOPE AR............6 INCHES
6 N LEWISVILLE AR..6 INCHES
DEQUEEN AR.........5 INCHES
MINEOLA TX.........5 INCHES
MOUNT PLEASANT TX..5 INCHES
TOLETTE AR.........5 INCHES
ATLANTA TX.........4 INCHES
DAINGERFIELD TX....4 INCHES
JEFFERSON TX.......4 INCHES
LEWISVILLE AR......4 INCHES
MOUNT VERNON TX....4 INCHES
CARTHAGE TX........3 INCHES
GILMER TX..........3 INCHES
LONGVIEW TX........3 INCHES
MARSHALL TX........3 INCHES
PITTSBURG TX.......3 INCHES
TYLER TX...........3 INCHES
HENDERSON TX.......2 INCHES
MAGNOLIA AR........2 INCHES
BENTON LA..........1 INCH
BOSSIER CITY LA....1 INCH
JACKSONVILLE TX....1 INCH
SHREVEPORT LA......1 INCH
SPRINGHILL LA......1 INCH
RUSK TX............LESS THAN 1/2 INCH

Forecast for Chicago
Winter Weather Advisory south of Kankakee, includes Peoria, Pontiac, Bloomington, Champaign-Urbana, Charleston, Carbondale.

Chicago …
Tonight: Snow likely after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 20. East wind between 5 and 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

Tuesday: Snow. High near 28. Northeast wind between 5 and 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

Last Fall, the Farmer’s Almanac predicted that the Mid-Atlantic tier — Tennessee, Kentucky — would experience cold weather with above-normal snow. The northern tier was forecasted with a lower than normal amount of snowfall.


Last winter there was record snowfall in the mid-Atlantic and unusually cold weather down South. So what’s on tap this year? Find out what two dueling almanacs are predicting for the coming months. (Sept. 8. 2010)