Treacherous travel expected in much of eastern US


Begin with millions of americans now digging out from one storm as a new system. Take shape in the south and takes aim at one of the busiest travel days of the year. A state of emergency to open twenty twenty one as heavy snow and ice pushed north from texas through the heartland then all the way into the northern new england area a foot of snow paralyzing interstate traffic in texas. Some drivers stuck up to fourteen hours tonight. Attention moving to the southeast where a rainmaker has already triggered. Flash flood watches from tallahassee to columbia south carolina that storm pushing north along. The i ninety five corridor with snow inland and a wintry mix sure to make for treacherous driving the forecast in a moment but we begin tonight with abc. Stephanie ramos right here in new york city tonight. Dangerous winter weather slamming parts of the country with millions heading home from the holidays. A major storm system sweeping from the south into the northeast bringing heavy snow ice and rain parts of west texas digging out from more than a foot of snow. This is miles and miles. Hundreds of drivers stuck in traffic for up to fourteen hours due to the treacherous conditions. One woman with diabetes trying to avoid a medical emergency by rationing her medication in the car. I'm trying to take my medications right now. Because i don't really of drop zillow. In oklahoma snow and ice knocking out power to thousands icy road conditions stranding cars semis sliding off the highways this eighteen wheeler toppling onto its side ramming a guardrail to reported tornadoes. Touching down in georgia. This mobile home flipped over by high winds injuring. One person despite cdc warnings not to travel due to covid more than fifteen million people flying across the country for the winter holidays rain snow could impact travel over the next twenty four hours with tomorrow expected to be the busiest day for air travel since the start of the pandemic. The travel headaches aren't over here in the northeast. Black ice is a concern tonight. Temperatures are expected to drop below freezing and a new storm set. Impact much of the east coast tomorrow giving travelers very little time to prepare

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