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Atlanta, Ga. rarely is photographed this way. (Photo: Creative Commons) Atlanta, Ga. rarely is photographed this way. (Photo: Creative Commons)  

Seven Southern cities that are never ready for snow [SLIDESHOW]

People from the South have acquired tough skin from being the butt of many jokes over the years.

Some stereotypes are all too real. From bare feet to meatloaf, Southerners are all about comfort and ease, but throw in some snow and they will stay off the streets — not because they cannot drive but because snow plows and road salt are precious commodities in these parts.

After all, with blazing temperatures and stifling humidity who expects a winter wonderland?

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  • Snow in January 2014 caused major problems for Atlanta. (Photo: Creative Commons)
  • Downtown New Orleans, La. is a beautiful sight. (Photo: Creative Commons)
  • Knoxville, Tenn. has one type of precipitation: humidity. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons / Nfutvol)
  • The famous River Street in Savannah, Ga. is a favorite summer getaway. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons / Kmf164)
  • Big Lagoon State Park in Pensacola, Fla. is made for waves, not snow. (Photo: Creative Commons)
  • Austin, Texas on a sunlit day. (Photo: Flickr/ Wikimedia Commons)
  • Birmingham, Ala. looks beautiful at night. (Photo: Creative Commons)