Powerful winds and a tornado warning near a major airport in Chicago has caused numerous delays and cancellations.
Video footage has emerged on social media showing tornadoes in Arkansas ripping through several areas in the state .
Mississippi saw severe weather that included a tornado and winds that knocked down power lines.
The National Weather Service's Storm Prediction Center said severe storms are expected in Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee, Louisiana and Arkansas.
The tornado that killed at least one person was officially classified an EF-3, "severe" tornado by the National Weather Service.
"Considerable damage to homes, businesses, and vehicles is likely and complete destruction is possible," the National Weather Service said.
In an update, the energy provider, Oncor said that the storms "resulted in power outages across a large part of our service territory."
"I said in my vows that it was on thousands of lift rides that I had the honor of getting to know Matt and falling in love with him," Molly Healy said.
A dip in temperature combined with snow and strong winds prompt worries of damage to budding plants and crops in the South.
An Arctic air mass over central U.S. is to expand eastward into the Midwest and Deep South on Saturday, before moving to the East Coast on Sunday.
A potentially historic snow storm is expected to "wallop" the Northeastern U.S. and Mid-Atlantic on Saturday.
The governors of South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia each issued a state of emergency this week ahead of the forecasted winter storm.
Two people have died, while at least 158,000 were reported to be without power on Monday due to Storm Izzy, according to The Weather Channel.
Winter storm Izzy has caused travel chaos as wintry weather conditions forced airlines to cancel thousands of flights ahead of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
The major winter storm caused widespread travel disruption and power outages on a holiday weekend.
Storm Izzy could make travel "very difficult to impossible" in some areas, National Weather Service advises.
The Midwest will be the first part of the United States to see snow on Friday, with the NWS issuing several weather warnings.
Kentucky's first major winter storm of 2022 has caused hundreds of traffic accidents across the state and closed major highways.
The meteor traveling over Pittsburgh was about a yard in diameter with a mass of about half a ton and was traveling at roughly 45,000 mph.
The Weather Prediction Center said the first significant snowfall of the season is expected across the South, Appalachian states, in the mid-Atlantic and up the East Coast.
On the first day of 2022, severe weather is expect to hit parts of the United States.
A National Weather Service crew was scheduled to survey damage caused by storms in Georgia after the service's office said "a likely tornado" caused the damage.
Large areas of the West Coast have already seen heavy snowfall and icy conditions amid winter storms.
A serial derecho is an inland hurricane with no eye and straight-line winds creating widespread damage of more than 240 miles and wind gusts of at least 58 mph.
Minnesota saw its first-ever tornado to strike in December. The latest tornado was recorded in the state was in November 1931.
OSHA inspectors will investigate if workplace safety rules were followed and have six months to finish the investigation, spokesperson Scott Allen said.
Long track tornadoes in the winter months are "certainly not unheard of" in a handful of U.S. states.
Tornados have been reported in Tennessee, Kentucky, Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Missouri, the National Weather Service says.
"Now is the time to make sure you have an emergency plan in place and supplies ready should you need to move away from rising water," Governor David Ige said.
Southern California Edison said that 151,253 of their customers are currently under a power shutoff consideration.