Snow and ice covered the ground in 49 of 50 states this weekend in the wake of Winter Storm Helena. An analysis of snow cover across the Lower 48 showed that only Florida had no snow or ice on the ground Saturday into early Sunday morning, according to the National Operational Hydrologic Remote Sensing Center (NOHRSC). It should be noted that in

this depiction of snow cover, sleet accumulations may be shown as well. This is the case for parts of the South after Winter Storm Helena. The NOHRSC analysis says that 66.4 percent of the Lower 48 was covered by snow or ice as of Sunday morning. That’s the highest coverage so far this winter season in the U.S.  READ MORE