States of Emergency
President Obama declared a state of emergency in Georgia as the winter storm threatens to layer thick ice across the state. The order opens the door for federal agencies to assist state and local responses. The streets of metro Atlanta were deserted Tuesday as rain fell and residents hunkered down for a second wave of winter storms just two weeks after a snow storm caused an epic traffic jam that paralyzed the city.
Click here to view a slideshow of Atlanta's traffic jam.