Winter storm blankets Southeast
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Massive storm blankets Southeast with snow and ice

A snow plow and a police vehicle pass each other in Carrboro, N.C., on Monday. A lingering storm kept dumping immobilizing snow, sleet and freezing rain across five Southern states, leaving dangerously icy roads and hundreds of thousands of people without electricity.

 (Julia Wall / Raleigh News & Observer)

A motorist cleans snow off cars in Richmond, Va., on Monday.

 (Steve Helber / Associated Press)

A pedestrian walks down a street Monday in Charlotte, N.C. Snowed-in Southerners made the best of a day without work or school while officials warned that roads remained treacherous after a wintry storm dropped snow, sleet and freezing rain across several states.

 (Diedra Laird / Charlotte Observer )

Jamie Price shovels snow for a friend on Grayson Avenue Northwest on Monday in Roanoke, Va.

 (Heather Rousseau / Roanoake Times)

Vehicles pass a stranded Jaguar in the median of U.S. 1 in Raleigh, N.C., on Monday. Gentle snow turned to sleet and then rain, and was expected to freeze overnight.

 (Allen G. Breed / Associated Press)

Dan Weber and Alex McCoy push sledders, from left, Jack Weber, Allie McCoy and Hudson McCoy in the Freedom Park area in Charlotte, N.C., on Sunday.

 (Diedra Laird / Charlotte Observer)

Joanna Montano walks her dogs, Jasmine Squishy Face and Spook, in the snow Sunday outside her downtown Roanoke, N.C., apartment building.

 (Stephanie Klein-Davis / Roanoake Times)

A Duke Energy lineman uses a bucket truck to approach a transformer on Hope Valley Road in Durham, N.C., on Sunday as heavy snow blankets the area. More than 300,000 power outages were reported across the region, with North Carolina bearing the brunt of it, and nearly 270,000 remained without power Monday morning.

 (Chuck Liddy / Associated Press)

Daniel Travis walks down State Street as snow falls over Lexington, N.C., on Sunday.

 (H. Scott Hoffmann / News & Record)

David Aderholdt clears snow off his truck outside his home in Greensboro, N.C., on Sunday.

 (Chuck Burton / Associated Press)