Jerry Gantz blows snow off a parking lot in Bowling Green, Kentucky on Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, after several inches of snow fell. The National Weather Service say anywhere from 6 to 15 inches of snow are possible by evening. Bitterly cold temperatures are expected to follow, with lows below zero.

Winter storm slams the South; bitter cold freezes Northeast

Officials also made certain roads were prepared this year after Southern cities – most notably Atlanta – were caught off guard a year ago wh…