Winter Storm Boreas is creating major problems for drivers.
Parts of Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and California have been in winter storm warnings since Saturday.
Icy roads are plaguing the west.
12 inches of snow was forecast on Saturday for the Los Angeles County mountains.
Arizona is currently being threatened by the possibility of floods, and 5 inches of snow is being forecast for Flagstaff, Arizona and the surrounding areas. According to the national weather service, the 1.6 inches of rain produced in Phoenix on Friday in addition to Saturday’s rainfall have filled drainage ditches. – Friday was the second wettest day of November in desert history.
Snow and ice is covering Interstate 10 in Texas and New Mexico – authorities are urging drivers to exercise extreme caution, especially on bridges.
New Mexico could potentially see an accumulation of 8 inches of snow by Monday.
This powerful storm is predicted to continue moving, and should reach the Carolinas by Monday.
Texas and Oklahoma will see rain, sleet, and up to 4 inches of snow in some areas.
Winter Storm Boreas is expected to bring heavy snow and sleet South of the Rockies and at the Four Corners.
Hundreds of rollover accidents have been caused across the midwest.
By the end of the storm, areas of Colorado, New Mexico, and Utah will see accumulations of snow ranging from 1 to 4 feet.