Atlanta, GA made headlines this week when the whole metropolitan area was literally brought to a grinding halt by ice, snow, and poor planning and road maintenance. The evolution of the gridlock actually developing is amazing to watch. Over a matter of about 25 minutes, the traffic map went from a free-flowing green to stand-still red. Check out the video, which runs in 5 minute time lapse intervals, to see for yourself - click ahead about 1/3 of the way (around 12 Noon) to see almost exactly when the roads came to a screeching halt: