Winter storm slams Southeast

Some areas experienced record snowfalls as the storm is blamed for four deaths and power outages for about 300,000 residents. ABC News' Janai Norman reports.
2:31 | 12/10/18

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We being given to that massive storm that's creating a Monday morning mess and reports just coming in that the National Guard. Has been called to rescue drivers stranded in the snow. At least four deaths are now blamed on the storm hitting the south in mid Atlantic. More than three dozen customers were without power overnight from Georgia to Virginia. Snowfall totals have been historic in some areas leading driver stranded in their cars for how worse. This morning a major winter storm is crippling cities not used to dealing with these conditions state of emergency have been declared in Virginia and North Carolina where as much as a foot of snow has already fallen. North Carolina. Here's in the cold icy grip. Of a man and a winter storm the state Highway Patrol is responded to more than 500. Crashes. Cars skidding off the roads and drivers facing near whiteout conditions. They stay off roads if possible but. You know people whom get out like overnight the city of Bristol Virginia requesting help from the National Guard to help stranded drivers on interstate 81. Many of those drivers saying they've been stuck since noon yesterday. The storm turning deadly in Matthews North Carolina where a tree fell on a car. Causing that driver to crash into a church across the border in South Carolina police say three men died of carbon monoxide poisoning. Possibly because of a generator used for heat. Overnight and Raleigh thousands of people are without electricity and heat. Power outages remain the biggest problem here in Raleigh civil trees came crashing down this on. Taking of two lanes of traffic on a highway. The storm forcing hundreds of flight cancellations at major hubs seven inches of snow falling at Raleigh Durham international the most act bad airport in nearly twenty years and to record snow in Charlotte. With nearly three inches this no reais December since 1997. And how often in North Carolina got to get this thing out. Never Missouri I'm the first time the snow is so deep in Greensboro where they got a foot this small war will drive plow. Getting stopped ABC's rob Marciano was there to help out. The stuck in their good. And emergency officials in South Carolina are asking people to get into the Christmas spirit rather than get on the road tweeting. Please enjoy a day at home watching Christmas movies. And areas as far south as Georgia broke snow still fall records.

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