A rare snowstorm blankets the South, but Atlanta's entire region was literally halted in its tracks. Georgia's governor and Atlanta's mayor face the fallout from a delayed response to the storm.  (Jason Aldag/The Washington Post)

Georgia state officials are scrambling to avoid blame for their disastrous preparation and response to Tuesday’s snowstorm.

PostTV (above) has a brief recap of the slippery, snowy southern scenes, as well as the  finger-pointing from the mayor of Atlanta, Kasim Reed, Georgia governor Nathan Deal, the National Weather Service, and one Al Roker.

Video produced by Jason Aldag

Related: Are meteorologists to blame for snow disasters in Atlanta and Birmingham?

While public officials try to deflect blame, watch The Weather Channel’s Jim Cantore deftly deflect a college student who tries to tackle him during a live report, and a follow-on parody, from Jimmy Kimmel Live: