How to Track the Historic Ice Storm

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As the potentially crippling ice storm moves across the Southeast, you can track social media dispatches from the region along with storm data using this interactive map from the folks at Esri. The California geographical information company, which supplies mapping tools to the federal government and private sector, produced this publicly available map that allows you to see tweets, videos, Flickr photos, and weather-related data from the hard-hit regions as the storm moves through.

The National Weather Service in Atlanta has warned for days that the ongoing storm would likely be “of historical significance” due to the large accumulation of ice from heavy rain falling onto sub-freezing surfaces, and the related power outages that it could cause.

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