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Winter Storm Pummels Georgia

A winter ice storm, being called "Snowmaggedon" hit the Southeast on Feb. 12, 2014, leaving nearly 200,000 without power.

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    In this handout satellite image provided by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), a winter storm front moves through the Southern states on February 12, 2014 in the United States. In addition to heavy snow for some locations, there is a potential for dangerous ice accumulations of 1/4 to 3/4 of an inch across the Carolinas and northern Georgia by midweek. (Photo by NOAA via Getty Images)
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    Icicles form on street signs after freezing precipitation fell in Atlanta overnight on Wednesday, February 12, 2014. Drivers were encouraged to stay off of the roads as a state of emergency was declared in 45 Georgia counties. (Photo by Davis Turner/Getty Images)
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    Pedestrians cross deserted, icy streets in the Druid Hills neighborhood of Atlanta after overnight freezing precipitation created hazardous driving conditions in Atlanta, Georgia, on Wednesday, February 12, 2014. Drivers were encouraged to stay off of the roads as a state of emergency was declared in 45 Georgia counties. (Photo by Davis Turner/Getty Images)
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    Icy and slushy conditions kept a Starbucks on the Emory University campus closed on Wednesday, February 12, 2014, in Atlanta, Georgia. Classes were cancelled at the university, and public schools in Atlanta remain closed as a winter storm dropped ice and sleet across the state. (Photo by Davis Turner/Getty Images)
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    Icicles form on street signs after freezing precipitation fell in Atlanta overnight on Wednesday, February 12, 2014. Drivers were encouraged to stay off of the roads as a state of emergency was declared in 45 Georgia counties. (Photo by Davis Turner/Getty Images)
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    Students carry provisions as they walk through icy and slushy conditions back to the Emory University campus on February 12, 2014, in Atlanta, Georgia. Classes were cancelled at the university, and public schools in Atlanta remain closed as a winter storm dropped ice and sleet across the state. (Photo by Davis Turner/Getty Images)
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    A Starbucks on the Emory University campus posts a 'closed' sign as Icy and slushy conditions kept many businesses from opening around Atlanta on Wednesday, February 12, 2014, in Atlanta, Georgia. Classes were cancelled at the university, and public schools in Atlanta remain closed as a winter storm dropped ice and sleet across the state. (Photo by Davis Turner/Getty Images)
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    Bryan Fuller and his son, Cannon Fuller, play on the icy streets of a Druid Hills neighborhood in their customized golf cart on February 12, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. Public schools were closed and a state of emergency was declared in 45 Georgia counties as sleet, freezing rain and snow fell across the state. (Photo by Davis Turner/Getty Images)