Historic Nor’easter: Dozen Dead; NJ Declares State of Emergency
Posted by feww on January 23, 2016
About 72cm of snow recorded in parts of West Virginia as of 15:00UTC
New York Gov. declares a State of Emergency
State of Emergency declared in New Jersey as nor’easter threatens massive snow dump, coastal flooding
One in seven Americans should expect at least 6 inches of snow by Sunday as historic winter storm moves north
Warnings, Watches or Advisories have been issued for up to 90 million people across at least 21 states, as the historic winter storm continued to move north.
Blizzard Warning, Winter Storm Warning, High Wind Warning, Storm Warning, Coastal Flood Warning, Flood Warning, Gale Warning, and Freeze Warning in effect across multiple States.
At least a dozen people have been killed, multiple states have declared states of emergency, and thousands of flights have been cancelled across a large portion of the U.S. from Arkansas in the south to Massachusetts in the northeast.
States of emergency are currently in effect across North Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, West Virginia and portions of several other states, as well as in the District of Columbia.
Major To Historic Winter Storm Will Impact The Middle Atlantic To Southern New England Into Sunday
A powerful low pressure system will bring heavy snow and blizzard conditions from the Middle Atlantic Region all the way through southern New England. The heaviest snow is expected to fall over the Middle Atlantic Region including the Washington DC and Baltimore metro areas west to the Blue Ridge mountains. In addition, moderate coastal flooding is expected. The storm will taper off by Sunday. -NWS-