After crossing Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi the day before, moving to Alabama and Tennessee on Monday causes winter storms in parts of the southern United States. The falling white layer throughout the region has forced the closure of some schools and government offices, and encouraged free time between adults and children suffering from the coronovirus epidemic.
The National Texas Service reported Sunday in Houston that up to 6 inches (15 cm) of snow fell in parts of southern Texas. Snow caused slippery roads and blackouts, but some families took advantage of enjoying the weather in areas such as Austin and College Station.
The system shifted to Louisiana and Mississippi overnight, so Louisiana State Police warned people in the online video to avoid highways if possible.
By Monday morning, a light white coating covered the pasty, picking up areas in northern Alabama and southern Tennessee. About two dozen public school systems in Alabama were delayed or shut down, and transportation officials reported accidents in areas that received winter rain overnight.
Northwest Georgia is experiencing snowfall according to the weather forecast.
Up to 4 inches (10 cm) of snow is expected to fall in the center of Texas, Texas and areas of Natitoches, Louisiana, KSLA-TV. State government offices in 29 districts will be closed on Monday – including Caddo Parish, where Srivastava is located – according to the advocate.
More than 100,000 customers in Texas and 50,000 in Louisiana were without electricity as of Monday, according to a website.
Many school districts in Mississippi and southern Arkansas are placed in suspended, delayed or virtually scheduled classes.
The National Weather Service in Jackson said 2 to 4 inches (5 to 10 cm) of snow is likely to fall in areas such as Vicksburg and Yazoo City, and in some places even more.
Further communities farther south in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama did not have snow, but it did not rain or sleep.