Thursday, January 30, 2014

AMERICA - Paralyzing Winter Storm Hits South

"Rare Arctic blast paralyzes southern communities ill-equipped for snow and ice" (Part-1) PBS Newshour 1/29/2014


SUMMARY:  A winter storm that brought freezing temperatures and dumped a few inches of snow had a major impact on some southern states.  In Atlanta, thousands of people were stranded trying to get home, including one woman who gave birth on an interstate and hundreds of children who spent the night on school buses.  Jeffrey Brown reports.

"Georgia Gov. anticipates clear roads as state thaws from winter storm" (Part-2) PBS Newshour 1/29/2014


SUMMARY:  Emergency responders continued to help clear drivers stranded after a heavy snow storm hit areas of Georgia on Tuesday.  Gov. Nathan Deal assured Jeffrey Brown that roads are close to being clear and all of the students who were stranded at their schools are now with their families.

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