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DELAND, Fla --
A major snowstorm, which has already buried parts of North Carolina with over a foot of snow, continued to cause travel disruptions and power outages into Sunday evening with more than 500 traffic accidents reported.
AccuWeather meteorologists say the heaviest snowfall with this storm is expected from the southern Appalachians into the western Piedmont of North Carolina and southwest Virginia. Snowfall amounts of 12-18 inches are expected, especially in the mountains of North Carolina, with an AccuWeather Local storm™ of 24 inches. Travel will likely be completely halted in these regions until roads have been cleared.