9:00 PM Feb 12, 2014
Georgia Department of Natural Resources wildlife technician Scott Bardenwerper works Unicoi Gap on the Appalachian Trail to do public assists aiding hikers that have been caught out on the trail in the storm and stranded motorists on Hwy 75 on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, north of Helen, Ga. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/MCT)
ATLANTA (MCT) – For days, forecasters predicted a winter storm of "historic proportions," a catastrophic icy blast that on Tuesday stopped an apprehensive city in its tracks.