Traffic is snarled along the Interstate 285 perimeter, north of the metro area after a winter snowstorm, in Atlanta. With memories of thousands of vehicles gridlocked for hours on icy metro Atlanta highways fresh in their minds, emergency officials and elected leaders in north Georgia were preparing Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, for another round of winter weather.
As much as we love to feel maligned by Mother Nature this winter, we're not alone. The rest of the United States and world has been battling some weather extremes. Here are some photos of tough weather conditions elsewhere.