About Our People Legal Stuff Careers
Laborer Guillermo Perez, 21, of Santa Fe, N.M, clears sidewalks and driveways as residents dig out from a winter storm that closed schools and blanketed nearby ski resorts with snow on Friday, Jan. 6, 2017. Authorities reported difficult driving conditions on on the state's two main interstate highways. (AP Photo/Morgan Lee)

Snow has officially hit the south, which means the real social media storm has begun.


[UPDATE] January 7, 2017 at 1:35 PM |  

Well, snow has officially started to touch down in areas of the south and what better way to prove it's happening than posting about it on social media?

Southerners have taken to Twitter, Facebook, Instagram (you name it!) to share their reactions to the white flurries quickly falling on the ground.

Has the snow hit your town yet?

"Supernatural" star Jared Padalecki posted this tweet of him enjoying the snow sans coat.

It's not all hot cocoa and snow angels for everyone... just ask this guy.

Even the local stations are all hands on deck to cover this rare snowfall.

U.S. airports are experiencing major disruptions as Winter Storm Helena continues to make its way throughout the South.

Hartsfield-Jackson International airport--home to Delta airlines in Atlanta--saw 175 canceled flights, while 94 have been delayed as of midday Friday, according to FlightAware, an aviation tracking website.

A weather advisory reports that the greater Atlanta area could experience up to two to four inches of snow.

Atlanta has gone nearly three years without snow. The last occurred in February 2014.

Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed advised residents to shelter in place by 4 p.m. on Friday.

Charlotte Douglas International airport ranks third in the most flight delays as of Friday afternoon, according to FlightAware. Twenty-six cancellations have been called, and 11 have been delayed. Nearly 60 flights have already been cancelled for Saturday.

WATCH | For more, check out the 60 Second Circa. 

Read Comments
Facebook Twitter Instagram Pinterest Linked In List Menu Enlarge Gallery Info Menu Close Angle Down Angle Up Angle Left Angle Right Grid Grid Play Align Left Search Youtube Mail Mail Angle Down Bookmark