Winter storm blasts Southern U.S., forcing schools and businesses to close - News Summed Up

Winter storm blasts Southern U.S., forcing schools and businesses to close


The winter storm, which began with an icy mix before turning to snow, forced schools and businesses to close in Tennessee and Kentucky. He decided not to risk it any longer and took a break in the West Tennessee town of Parkers Crossroads. Heavy snow made visibility difficult and a mixture of snow, ice and sand used to dry out the roads became a slushy mess and made for hazardous driving. “Like nothing.”In nearby Mayfield in western Kentucky, postal workers arrived at work to find their delivery vehicles iced over. Several colleges and universities in both states also cancelled classes, including at Vanderbilt University, Murray State University and Western Kentucky University.


Source: thestar January 13, 2018 03:45 UTC


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