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Wednesday, April 7, 2010 as of 11:14 AM ET

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  • Crazy Snow down South!

    Well, it’s snowing right now in New Orleans!   How fun/exciting/wacky is that?  We’ve got interstates and schools closed all across the south as you might imagine due to the  unusual wintry weather.  Beaumont, Texas received their earliest snowfall on record.   Unfortuntately, many accidents are being reported on 1-10 as roads are slippery and icy.  Winter storm warnings are posted from southeast Louisiana into Mississippi and Alabama as this system continues to move pull cold air in.   Ahead of the cold front associated with this storm, the potential for strong to severe weather will threaten parts of Georgia and Florida.   A tornado watch is up until 12 pm eastern for this region.  Further north, flood advisories are posted all up and down the eastern Seaboard where some regions could see several inches of heavy rain.  In New England, ice storm warnings are posted, and dangerous conditions will persist tonight and tomorrow with accumulations of 1-2 inches of ice on the roads and power lines could make for serious problems.


    Picutre by Sharon Steinmann, Houston Chronicle, via AP

    Here’s a look at all the advisories:

    I imagine air travel will be greatly affected over the next 24 hours, so he’s a link to FAA:

    If you have any pics, or stories, please send them!  :)   And please, please be careful out there!

    Talk to you soon


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  • Janice Dean joined FOX News Channel in January 2004 and currently serves as Senior meteorologist. She is a member of the American Meteorological Society and was awarded the AMS Seal of Approval in 2009. Dean is the author of the forthcoming children's book, "Freddy the Frogcaster" (Regnery Kids) which will be published in August. You can also follow Janice on Twitter.