Louisiana

Major winter storm underway across the Plains, alerts out across the South

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Texas governor, Greg Abbott, issued a state of emergency across the entire state ahead of the arrival of the storm, and secured a federal emergency declaration from the White House in order to make additional resources available for communities impacted by this weather event.

'Close to 60%' of US to have snow, ice on the ground by next week

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Large stretches of highway and multiple airport hubs in the Central states may be shut down because of a storm which will unleash a whole spectrum of winter weather hazards ranging from blizzard conditions in some areas to a freeze-up with a buildup of ice in others.