Snowstorm warnings for Sunday were issued for 19 states, forecasting up to 20 inches of snow in some parts and travel delays in some parts of the state.

The NWS issued a winter storm and ice storm warning for the storm while as many as 15 inches were forecast to occur in Newland, North Carolina.

The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a flurry of alerts early Sunday morning and heavy snow, ice formation and gusty winds are likely in Hurricane Izzy.

With major power outages expected to strike the region, authorities asked people to use only gas-fired generators and outdoor barbeques to avoid the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning.

National Weather Service

READ MORE:  Caldor fire: Photos show large blocks of ash raining down near South Lake Tahoe

The National Weather Service is an agency of the United States federal government that is tasked with providing weather forecasts, warnings of hazardous weather, (wikipedia)

New York City

New York, often called New York City to distinguish it from New York State, or NYC for short, is the most populous city in the United States. With a 2020 population of 8,804,190 distributed over 300. (wikipedia)