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Spring drops a 'bomb' on Cape Cod

Spring drops a 'bomb' on Cape Cod

A weather bomb is dropping on the coast of New Jersey & Long Island and moving fast up the Coast.

Believe it or not, "bomb" is an actual meteorological term. A "bomb" happens when a storm’s barometric pressure falls at least 24 millibars in 24 hours. This storm deepened by 7 millibars  earlier this morning, and the pressure continues to plummet.

Commuters sat in stand-still traffic for hours Tuesday into Wednesday after snow and ice covered the streets and highways in metro Atlanta beginning at noon January 28, 2014.

Paralyzed: Wintry blast puts South on ice

People are reporting epic traffic nightmares as the result of a snowy winter storm that covered much of the Southern U.S. in snow.

Here at HLN, one of the people who directs our newscasts says it took 8 hours to make it home Tuesday, and there are stories of people who spent as many as 12 hours trapped on frozen highways around Atlanta.

Adam Whobrey abandoned his car in a Big Lots parking lot Tuesday night and walked 4 hours from Sandy Springs to Dunwoody. Snow and ice caused havoc in the metro Atlanta on Tuesday, January 28, 2014.

Atlanta snowstorm = Gridlock nightmare

Snow and ice have paralyzed the South, and virtually shut down the entire region.

From Alabama to the Carolinas, the weather has turned roads into sheets of ice.

A man rides a bicycle in Manhattan during a snowstorm that is moving through the Northeast on January 21, 2014 in New York City. Along with dropping arctic tempertures the storm is expected to bring three to five inches by nightfall, with another four to six inches falling overnight.

Bundle up: Cold temps could linger for days

To put it in meteorological terms, the weather in the Northeastern U.S. is a mess!

The heaviest snow in the Northeast will fall on Boston and the Cape. The white stuff is coming down pretty well down to Long Island. There is a blizzard warning for Cape Cod and a Winter Storm Warning for Boston in place right now and those will stay in place until 1 p.m. ET.

 A man plows snow during winter storm 'Hercules' in lower Manhattan January 2, 2014 in New York City.

100 million affected as winter storm pounds Northeast

School and office closures, highway shutdowns and travel delays for thousands of Americans as a nor'easter dumps inches of snow on the Northeast. Robin Meade reports.

READ MORE: Nor'easter, as it happens: Blizzard of live pics

30 car pileup in Milwaukee Wisconsin

Huge chain reaction pileup on snowy WI highway

Get ready for an icy, nasty commute this morning.

A cold front of snow and freezing rain is making its way across the east coast.

National Weather service map shows areas of deep purple in parts of Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Tennessee where ice storm warnings are in place for December 6, 2013

Weather outside is frightful: Ice storm moves east

The South/Mid-South December 'Ice-tacular' continues Friday. Freezing rain and snow stretches from Texas to Vermont. Winter storm warnings and ice-storm warnings are going strong.

It looks like the precipitation ends in Texas by noon but continues east of the Mississippi river by Friday night, which means the Ohio Valley still gets the icy weather through Saturday morning.

A pedestrian walks amidst the newly fallen snow along Grandview Avenue on November 26, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Along the East Coast winter storms are threatening to make Thanksgiving holiday travel dangerous.

Over the Nor'easter and through the snow...

Ready or not, here it comes.

Expect rain, snow and wind on the second-busiest travel day of the year. 

NWS radar mosaic 11/26/2013

Holiday travel day from hell ahead?

What a mess.

Our parent storm is over the Louisiana coast now and moving northeast. Tonight it will merge with a system that formed over the Great Lakes.

Tornado in Pekin, IL

Tornadoes in November: Is this normal?

Believe it or not, November tornadoes are not all that rare.

We are in the heart of the "second severe weather season," when very cold air slams down into warm air from the Gulf.

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