ATLANTA (AP) — A dangerous winter storm combining high winds and ice was sweeping through parts of the U.S. Southeast on Sunday, knocking out power, felling trees and fences and coating roads with a treacherous, frigid glaze.
More than 260,000 customers were without power in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Florida.
A tornado ripped through a trailer park in Florida.
Significant icing was causing problems in the central part of North Carolina.
The West Virginia Department of Homeland Security tweeted photos of snow-covered roads in the southern part of the state and advised residents to “keep calm and hunker down.”