A Biblical Storm Coming? Anyway Stay Safe If You Live In These Areas And Stock Up

A Biblical Storm Coming? Anyway Stay Safe If You Live In These Areas And Stock Up

More than 20 MILLION in the path of winter Storm Diego as it sweeps across The South with temperatures set to plummet below freezing, unleashing up to TWO feet of snow and flash flooding in low lying areas

  • Winter storm watches, advisories and warnings are in effect in areas from New Mexico to North Carolina 
  • Diego is currently dumping snow and freezing rain in western Texas and southwestern Oklahoma 
  • Wintry precipitation has also been reported in the region from northern Arkansas into northern Tennessee
  • The threat will move east this weekend, bringing up to two feet of snow to mountain areas in the Carolinas
  • North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper declared a state of emergency ahead of the storm on Friday 
  • Coastal areas from the lower Mississippi Valley to the southern Atlantic Seaboard are bracing for between two and eight inches of rain and potential flooding  
  • Four inches of rain fell in Houston on Friday, triggering flash floods overnight 

A severe weather system dubbed Winter Storm Diego will sweep through the southern US and up the Atlantic coast over the weekend, bringing with it a widespread mess of snow, sleet and freezing rain, meteorologists say.

Winter storm watches, advisories and warnings have been issued across a massive area spanning from New Mexico to North Carolina.

The storm system is currently dumping snow and freezing rain in western Texas and southwestern Oklahoma, and an area of wintry precipitation has developed from northern Arkansas into northern Tennessee.

The threat will move east through the weekend, bringing up to two feet of snow to mountain areas of the Carolinas and Virginia.

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper declared a state of emergency on Friday, saying: ‘North Carolina is gearing up for a major winter storm and we’re taking all steps necessary to have the resources we need in place to respond.

‘Snow may be beautiful but it can also be treacherous and I urge North Carolinians to take this storm seriously and get ready for it now.’

A severe weather system dubbed Winter Storm Diego is sweeping across a wide area of the US, threatening heavy rains in states along the southern coast and a widespread mess of snow, sleet and freezing rain further inland through the weekend

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