North Carolina got hit with a bad storm this week that has paralysed travel in the state and left thousands without power.
Hundreds of people have resorted to abandoning their cars on the roads. The scene looks similar to Atlanta last month, where an unusual storm halted traffic and forced drivers to spend the night in stores and schools.
The snow is expected to continue Thursday, according to WRAL. Parts of North Carolina have seen ice accumulations of a quarter-inch.
Hundreds of schools, daycares, churches, businesses, and government buildings are closed Thursday.
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