Charlotte Comes to a Standstill as Winter Storm Diego Grounds 1,400 Flights

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Virginia State Police said Interstate 81 in far southwest Virginia was particularly unsafe, with snow coming down faster Sunday afternoon than crews could clear it. Police said several tractor-trailers slid off the highway.

According to CNN, there was one weather-related death in North Carolina after a tree fell on someone's vehicle. Melting snow and ice could result in slick road conditions Tuesday morning as temperatures fall and moisture refreezes, Cooper said at a news conference. This storm is likely to bring with itself widespread heavy rains and is likely to disrupt travel and power over the regions. "From Charlotte across central North Carolina, the biggest concern now is ice making roads even more unsafe".

Key roads and interstates were starting to show some cleared lanes Monday morning, officials say.

A auto drives down Old NC 98 in Wake Forest, N.C., today. States of Carolina and Virginia are the ones getting affected this time.

For Floridians heading to the Carolinas, you might have trouble leaving Central Florida on Monday as 10 flights have been canceled, a lot of them were heading to Charlotte, N.C.

The National Weather Service forecasts total snow accumulations of three to six inches, with the highest amounts near I-95.

Arkansas, Oklahoma and Missouri began to see snow and ice arrive overnight on Friday into Saturday. Duke customers may also receive text notifications for power outages in their area. Possible freezing rain and dusting snow could also reach the I-85 corridor, including Atlanta by Monday afternoon.

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More than 276,000 people still were without power across seven states as of early Monday - with most of those, more than 141,000, in North Carolina.

Airports from Georgia to Virginia raced to keep taxiways clear and planes de-iced while passengers inside the terminals faced more than 1,800 cancellations.

The storm was expected to move off the coast on Monday, although the NWS's lead forecaster Michael Schichtel warned it would continue to be "a risky system". The airport had almost 400 cancellations, about one-fourth of its scheduled flights.

Crews in SC have dumped 156,000 gallons of brine on roads in the western part of the state to keep ice from building up as long as possible.

As of 4:30 a.m. Sunday, 2.5 inches of snow had fallen in the Greenville-Spartanburg area.

"Ice is becoming a big problem".

Officials warned residents to prepare emergency kits and stay off roads in impacted areas.

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