Jan. 29 - A rare snow storms 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 their 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.