via Rare snow hits Southeast as Northeast braces for ‘bombogenesis’ – AOL Weather

CHARLESTON, S.C., Jan 3 (Reuters) – A rare winter storm hit the U.S. Southeast on Wednesday, bringing Florida’s capital its first snow in three decades and snarling travel, while New England braced for a “bombogenesis” whopper forecast to bring heavy accumulations on Thursday.

Governors in states from Florida to Virginia warned residents to expect icy roads and unseasonable freezing temperatures. Georgia Governor Nathan Deal declared a state of emergency in part of the state, while Florida Governor Rick Scott ordered warming shelters opened for residents.

via Rare snow hits Southeast as Northeast braces for ‘bombogenesis’ – AOL Weather

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