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Rare snow storm hits southern U.S.

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 - 00:40

Jan. 29 - A rare snow storm tied up traffic and caused multiple accidents in Southern U.S. states, from Texas to North Carolina. Deborah Gembara reports.

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A cold snap delivers snow and ice to the Southern U.S. --- and a fresh challenge to drivers not used to negotiating slick roads. This was the scene across Alabama and many other states. SOUNDBITE: Woman who had to abandon her car saying: "People were blocking the intersection, getting out thieir cars and walking." The storm hits states from Texas to North Carolina --- averaging about two inches in most places. Snow brought traffic to a standstill for hours and hundreds of Georgia students weren't able to make it home. Six states have declared a state of emergency.

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Rare snow storm hits southern U.S.

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 - 00:40