Southern snowfall isn’t deep, but inspires weather worries

(Courtland Wells/The Vicksburg Post via AP)

Canon Satcher, 11, rolls in the snow down a hill Friday in Vicksburg, Miss. Heavy snow fell across several Southern states Friday.

(AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Emmaline Dendinger enjoys a hearty bite of snow in her mid-Jackson, Miss., neighborhood, Friday. The forecast called for a wintry mix of precipitation.

ATLANTA — The snow that blanketed parts of the Deep South on Friday delighted schoolchildren with an unexpected holiday but also revived panicky memories for many adults of past storms that trapped commuters on interstates for hours.