Snow slams the South: Waco sees biggest snowstorm in 39 years

MAX GOLEMBO and EMILY SHAPIRO
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A rare, heavy snow slammed the South overnight, leaving winter storm warnings stretching from Texas to Alabama Monday morning.

Roadways are treacherous in Texas where some areas saw up to 9 inches of snow on Sunday.

PHOTO: Taylor Young, 5, inspects her handiwork as she builds a snowman with her parents Paul and Brittney during Sunday's morning snowfall in Abilene, Texas Jan. 10, 2021. (Ronald W. Erdrich/Abilene Reporter via USA Today Network)
PHOTO: Taylor Young, 5, inspects her handiwork as she builds a snowman with her parents Paul and Brittney during Sunday's morning snowfall in Abilene, Texas Jan. 10, 2021. (Ronald W. Erdrich/Abilene Reporter via USA Today Network)
PHOTO: Snow weighs down on an oak tree outside Brook Hollow Christian Church in Abilene, Texas Jan. 10, 2021. (Ronald W. Erdrich/Abilene Reporter via USA Today Network)
PHOTO: Snow weighs down on an oak tree outside Brook Hollow Christian Church in Abilene, Texas Jan. 10, 2021. (Ronald W. Erdrich/Abilene Reporter via USA Today Network)

Residents of Waco, Texas, witnessed 4.4 inches of snowfall -- the city's biggest snowstorm since 1982.

PHOTO: Disc golfers make their way through the snow that dropped at least five inches of snow at their tournament in Cameron Park on Jan. 10, 2021, in Waco, Texas. (Rod Aydelotte/AP)
PHOTO: Disc golfers make their way through the snow that dropped at least five inches of snow at their tournament in Cameron Park on Jan. 10, 2021, in Waco, Texas. (Rod Aydelotte/AP)

San Antonio and Austin saw up to 6 inches of snow, which marked the biggest snowstorm in those cities since 2004.

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Shreveport, Louisiana, was hit with 2 to 3 inches of snow overnight. This could become Shreveport's heaviest snowfall in 6 years.

This storm system will continue to move east Monday morning, bringing more snow to Mississippi, Alabama and Tennessee. Some areas could see 1 to 3 inches of snowfall.

PHOTO: An American flag snaps in the wind while snow and ice cover new automobiles at a dealership on Jan. 10, 2021, in Jackson, Miss. A winter storm is coating parts of Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi with snow on Sunday and into Monday morning. (Rogelio V. Solis/AP)
PHOTO: An American flag snaps in the wind while snow and ice cover new automobiles at a dealership on Jan. 10, 2021, in Jackson, Miss. A winter storm is coating parts of Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi with snow on Sunday and into Monday morning. (Rogelio V. Solis/AP)

Monday afternoon and evening, that storm will move into Georgia and the Carolinas. Because of warmer temperatures, mostly rain is expected.

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