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Southern U.S. enjoys a rare white Christmas

While many Southerners welcomed a white Christmas on Saturday, the forecast for snow forced Delta Airlines to scrub 300 of its 800 flights at its home airport of Atlanta.

The snow was moving from the South up to the mid-Atlantic and then the Northeast. Winter weather advisories were in effect Saturday morning from Arkansas to the Carolinas and from West Virginia to central Alabama. Much of North Carolina was under a winter storm warning.

It was expected to intensify and move northeast on Sunday.

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