Closed roads, canceled flights and at least 12 deaths from hypothermia are some of the devastation left by the weekend.
In Virginia, Laura Southard, spokeswoman for emergency services, said the storm has the potential to be “historical”
A powerful winter storm that dropped snow, sleet and freezing rain in large parts of the central United States was coming to the east coast on Sunday, which seems to do the same.
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According to the Associated Press, forecasters said the powerful system, which has been blamed for numerous power outages and the cancellation of thousands of flights over the weekend elsewhere, went to Virginia and other states the central Atlantic coast, before moving to the northeast.
Are expected icy conditions would last the rest of the weekend from Texas to Ohio and Tennessee. And officials warned that the arrival of a powerful ice storm in Appalachia in Virginia along the active broker Interstate 81 is possible.
In Virginia, Laura Southard, spokeswoman for emergency services, said the storm has the potential to be “historical”.
Motorists are asked to stay home to avoid accidents
Meanwhile, Memphis police asked motorists to stay home if they can avoid driving Sunday morning.
The weather forced the cancellation of numerous events, including marathons Dallas and Memphis on Sunday.