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Shmetrice Moore, a nurse at an Emory hospital, scrapes snow and ice off her windshield as she and others are released early from their shift before a winter storm on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, in Johns Creek, Ga. (John Amis/AP)
Shmetrice Moore, a nurse at an Emory hospital, scrapes snow and ice off her windshield as she and others are released early from their shift before a winter storm on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, in Johns Creek, Ga. (John Amis/AP)
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The National Weather Service is describing the storm that is making its way across the South as "catastrophic" and "historic," and predicts the storm could leave areas of Georgia encased in an inch of ice.

Governors in Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Virginia and North and South Carolina have issued emergency declarations.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Lisa Janak, a spokesperson for the Georgia Emergency Management Agency. 

Jeremy also speaks with Georgia Public Broadcasting's Adam Ragusea:

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This segment aired on February 12, 2014.

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