Winter Storm Causes Panic Across the American South (PHOTOS)
A Winter Storm approaches the American South, and Bible Belt states are preparing for a rare moderate snowfall by cleaning out grocery stores. Meteorologists predict that more than six inches will fall on Virginia as well as North and South Carolina over the weekend. Icy conditions are predicted for Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia.
— Matthew Kick (@MatthewKick) January 6, 2017
— The Presto (@PrestoForever) January 6, 2017
It rarely snows in the American South, although there was a sizable snowfall in parts of Georgia and South Carolina in late 2014 during the so-called “snowpocalypse.” Alabama and Georgia have both declared states of emergency.
— Christine Taylor (@CTay0604) January 6, 2017
— Katy Campbell (@kwhitcampbell) January 5, 2017
Unaccustomed to inclement weather, Southerners are frequently stereotyped as having completely irrational responses to mild amounts of snow.
— Pichael (@NiickTheDrafter) January 6, 2017
— MEC Systems (@MECSystemsInc) December 27, 2016