Winter storm hits the South

  • Traffic is stopped on I-85 in both directions looking toward the Roxboro Road exit in Durham, N.C., as motorists and pedestrians attempt to get home during a winter storm on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014. Chuck Liddy / MCT

  • The roof of a building at University Hills Baptist Church collapsed during a snowstorm in Charlotte, N.C., on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014. John D. Simmons / MCT

  • Students walk down Craver Road at UNC Charlotte during a snowstorm in Charlotte, N.C., on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014. John D. Simmons / MCT

  • A road is treated for snow and ice on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, in Charlotte, N.C. Davie Hinshaw / MCT

  • A view of Atlanta from the icicles hanging from the Jackson Street Bridge railing Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014. JOHN SPINK / MCT

  • Snow clings to Turron Williams' beard and eyelashes on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, during a snow storm in Raleigh, N.C. Williams was helping push cars stuck in the snow. TRAVIS LONG / MCT

  • A layer of ice covers a leaf in Columbia, S.C., Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014. GERRY MELENDEZ / MCT

  • Jack and Henry Long sled down an icy Converse Street in Columbia, S.C., Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014. GERRY MELENDEZ / MCT

  • Dean Webster makes his way up Fayetteville Street to his office after a visit to the Subway for some dinner on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, in Raleigh, N.C. "It was like an oasis, " said Webster, referring to the restaurant that was open despite the winter storm. Webster said he was prepared to spend the night in his downtown office instead of trying to get home. Robert Willett / MCT

  • Ice is formed on the life-size bronze statue of James Brown in downtown Augusta, Ga., Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014. Hyosub Shin / MCT

  • A lone automobile, above, moves cautiously on I-75 near downtown Atlanta on Wednesday as an ice storm approaches the Georgia capitol. BEN GRAY / Atlanta Journal Constitution

  • Ice is formed on the life-size bronze statue of James Brown in downtown Augusta, Ga., Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014. Hyosub Shin / MCT

  • Miguel Anaya makes his way to work at Andrew Young International Blvd and Centennial Olympic Park Drive, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, in Atlanta. John Spink / MCT

  • Robert Moss, left, and Isaac Granick (behind car) help Dan Schneider navigate his car up W. Hargett St. in the snow in Raleigh, N.C., Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014. Ethan Hyman / MCT