Deadly Snowstorms Hit North America
Posted by feww on January 9, 2011
Deadly Snowstorms Hit Canada, U-S
A massive snowstorm has hit Alberta leaving at least one person dead and a dozen others injured, a report said.
“A 55-year-old man and a 30-year-old man also suffered life-threatening injuries in two separate accidents in Calgary, said city police.”
- Snow clogs roads, whiteouts wreak havoc for traffic in Canada’s West, East
- Snowstorm hits Alberta, causes fatal crash involving bus
- Snowstorm hits Edmonton hard
Snowstorms Attack the U-S
Jan 10 Update: At least nine people have been killed in weather related car crashes in the southern U-S in the past 48 hours, reports say.
Governors in the states of Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana and Tennessee have declared states of emergency. Many schools in the region have been force to close as a severe winter storm wreaks havoc across the region.
Snow has canceled thousands of flights to and from Atlanta. Delta canceled at least 350 flights on Sunday, and about 1,500 on Monday.
Thousands of travelers have been stranded at Orlando International Airport because of the cancellations by Delta and AirTran.
Click Image to enlarge. (24-Hr FE ED). Click HERE to Animate Image. (Source: SSEC/Wisc-Uni)
- Loop of sea-level pressures and fronts through day 7
- Short range forecasts in jpeg format
- Short range HPC 500-mb Pattern Graphics
South Bend: Record-setting 25.4 inches of snow falls in one day
A record-setting 25.4 inches of snow fell in South Bend (Michiana) on Saturday, causing traffic accidents and slideoffs and prompting the Mayor Stephen Luecke to declare a winter weather emergency for the city through 8 am Sunday, a report said.