The National Weather Service in Boston pointed out that parts of Louisiana received 8 inches, while no snow is predicted for New England over the next week.
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development has encouraged people to travel only if absolutely necessary. Crews have been salting roadways.
“DOTD crews continue to work to ensure roads are safe for reopening today following last night’s snow storm,” the department tweeted midday Monday.
Central Mississippi reported several inches. Snow will change to a mix over East Tennessee and Appalachians later Monday, with rain for the rest of the South as the system pushes into the Atlantic through Tuesday, said CNN meteorologist Michael Guy.
Record snow amounts
About 400,000 Mississippians will be under winter weather advisories into Monday evening, Guy said.
Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport reported 1.2 inches of snow. Areas of central Mississippi received up to 5″ of snow, with the highest total at 6.5 inches in Winston County.