Atlanta recorded 2.3 inches of snow into Wednesday morning as did areas into North Carolina. Dunn said that was the storm that delivered the quarter-inch of ice and approximately two to three inches of snow.
Temperatures fell into the 20s Tuesday afternoon.
Below average temperatures are expected from the northern Mid-Atlantic into the South, with a warm-up along the way from the north-central US into the central plains, according to the National Weather Service. The snowfall is expected to extend all the way to the coast. Most areas will see 1 to 3 inches, with higher numbers possible for areas close to and west of I-95.
Both Alabama and North Carolina have declared a state of emergency because of the cold weather.
A winter storm hit some parts of the United States on Tuesday, bringing snow and sub-freezing temperatures to the north and hazardous conditions due to ice in the south.
Other parts of the country have had quite a bit more as the storm system dumped as many as 18 inches of snow on parts of Wisconsin, and Chicago received more than 2 inches on Monday.
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the Sierra Nevada above the 4,000 foot elevation, from noon on Thursday through 4 PM Friday. Be prepared for significant reductions in visibility at times.
The Winter Storm Warning was canceled for Kinney County and Winter Weather Advisory canceled for Val Verde, Maverick, Zavala, and Dimmit Counties at 11:30 a.m.
Throughout the South and Northeast, winter weather advisories are also in effect, extending as far south as the western Florida panhandle and southern Texas.
Across the western US, a return to a rain is expected to see out the rest of the week along the coast starting Thursday, with inland parts still seeing some snow.
The National Weather Service is now forecasting total snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches in Hackensack, although deviations slightly below or above are possible. With even just a little sun, there should be some melting and then refreezing when the sun goes down and temperatures fall quickly through the evening.
The cold front won't last all week, as high temperatures could reach 70 degrees by Saturday.