Tree Falls on Stranded Car During Winter Storm in Morganton, North Carolina

Motorists were warned to take extra care on the roads in western North Carolina on Sunday, December 9, after snow began to fall in the mountains.

This video captured by meteorologist Scott Powell shows the scene after a tree fell on a car in a snow-covered street in the city of Morganton. Nobody was in the car at the time of the accident, he told Storyful.

Drivers across North Carolina and Virginia reported becoming trapped by the heavy snow as a huge storm caused chaos for hundreds of thousands of people, local news site Nola.com reported. Credit: Scotty Powell via Storyful