American Airlines mentioned about 345 of their flights had been canceled at DFW Airport, its hub, by early Sunday afternoon. The airline mentioned the storm was additionally affecting their flights across the area, with operations diminished and canceled at airports across Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas.
The National Weather Service mentioned Sunday that the forecast by means of early Tuesday requires 8 to 12 inches (20 to 30 centimeters) of snow in central Oklahoma, and 4 to eight inches (10 to twenty centimeters) in an space extending from jap Texas to the Ohio Valley within the Northeast.
In Memphis, Tennessee, snow began falling Sunday afternoon, and whereas fundamental roads had been nonetheless satisfactory, traces shaped throughout the day at grocery shops as individuals rushed to top off.
In Mississippi, sleet in Jackson and different central components of the state left roads and bridges slick. Bill Parker, a National Weather Service meteorologist in Jackson, mentioned as much as three-quarters of an inch (2 centimeters) of ice might accumulate in central Mississippi, bringing the potential for energy outages or falling tree limbs.
Parts of Kentucky and West Virginia nonetheless recovering from an ice storm final week are anticipated to rise up to a quarter-inch (0.6 centimeters) of ice or as much as 8 inches (20 centimeters) of snow by Tuesday.
Meanwhile, within the Pacific Northwest, tens of 1000’s of individuals had been with out energy after a winter storm blanketed the area with ice and snow and made journey treacherous.
Through the wintry situations Sunday, florists stayed busy for Valentine’s Day.
In Fort Worth, Texas, Gordon Boswell Flowers’ common supervisor mentioned supply drivers labored to wrap up deliveries earlier than the climate worsened.