Winter Weather Update, 4pm CST

Winter storm warnings (pink) are now out from Kansas to Maine, including New York City.
Green is a flash flood watch in West Virginia and eastern Kentucky. Deep purple are ice storm warnings. The purple is a freezing rain advisory for travelers west of Washington, D.C.

Here is the forecast Sperry-Piltz Ice Storm Index. When you get to the deep orange, sporadic power failures are quite possible.
Via Twitter, here is a shot of the ice storm in Ripley, Tenn. You can see the damage to power lines.

Via Twitter, Jonesboro, Arkansas

Here is AccuWeather's total snow amount forecast, with additional details here.

Here is the AccuWeather Regional Radar at 4pm CST. A few thunderstorms with hail are possible in Louisiana the next few hours.
This storm will continue wreak havoc on the nation's airline system. I have a friend who is trying to get back from the Super Bowl. She was supposed to be here yesterday, now it will be tomorrow at the earliest.

Airline tips if your flight has not been cancelled here. If it has been cancelled, click here.

Ice storm tips here.

Please take this storm seriously. Courtesy of Steve Worthington and Facebook, this is a snow plow that wrecked in Reno County, Kansas.


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