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Monster Storm: States of Emergency Declared across US East

Posted by feww on January 22, 2016

Threat of ‘potentially crippling winter storm’ prompts states of emergency in and GA, NC, TN, VA, PA, MD, DC…

Deadly winter storm could impact 80+ million people – Blizzard Warnings issued

An area of low pressure centered over the southeastern U.S. will continue developing into a major winter storm which will impact a large portion of the East Coast from the southern Appalachians through the Mid-Atlantic states from Friday into the weekend. Snowfall totals may exceed 2 feet in portions of these areas, including the Baltimore and Washington D.C. metropolitan areas. -NWS-

Previous Bulletin:

A potentially crippling winter storm is anticipated for portions of the mid-Atlantic Friday into early Saturday. Snowfall may approach two feet for some locations, including the Baltimore and Washington, DC, metro areas. Farther north, there is uncertainty in snowfall for the New York City-to-Boston corridor. Farther south, significant icing is likely for portions of Kentucky and North Carolina. -NWS-



Residents from North Carolina to New York have been told to stay indoors, and stock up on food and other necessities, as the monster storm arrives.

The National Weather Service put Washington DC and Baltimore under blizzard warnings from Friday afternoon through Sunday morning.

Blizzard warnings also issued for the following areas:


At least four weather-related fatalities were reported, with two drivers killed in North Carolina, one in Tennessee and a pedestrian killed in Maryland, as of posting.

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‘Historic’ Blizzard to Batter U.S. East Coast

Posted by feww on January 26, 2015

Major nor’easter to impact northeastern U.S.

A massive nor’easter is forecast to impact parts of the Northeast Monday through Wednesday. The system will bring heavy snowfall and [hurricane-force] winds, with possible blizzard conditions along coastal areas from New Jersey to Massachusetts, said National Weather Service (NWS), describing the storm as “crippling and potentially historic blizzard.”

This could be the biggest snowstorm in the history of New York, said NY Mayor at a news conference, adding that the snowfall could top 3 feet (91cm).

“I want everyone to understand that we are facing—most probably—one of the largest snowstorms in the history of this city,” said de Blasio.
“My message to all New Yorkers is prepare for something worse than we have seen before. Prepare … for this extreme weather,” he said.

Blizzard Warnings are in effect along the coast from central New Jersey to the Canadian border.

Warnings issued by NWS include

Hurricane Force Wind Warning
Blizzard Warning
Winter Storm Warning
Gale Warning
High Wind Warning
Storm Warning
Coastal Flood Warning
Flood Warning

NWS forecast:

  • Heavy snow for New England and the Northern Mid-Atlantic Coast
  • Snow for the Upper Great Lakes and the Ohio Valley to Mid-Atlantic
  • Temperatures to rise up to 30 degrees above average from the
    Northern High Plains to parts of the Central Plains…

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State of Emergency Declared for New York

Posted by feww on March 13, 2014


NY Declares a State of Emergency following Blizzard Warnings

Gov. Cuomo has declared a state of emergency in 14 counties, after the National Weather Service (NWS) issued blizzard warnings for those counties.

The counties are Allegany, Cattaraugus, Cayuga, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Niagara, Ontario, Orleans, Oswego, Wayne and Wyoming.

Up to 61cm (24 inches) of snow was expected to fall across the region, with strong winds of up to 75km/hr (45mph), causing  “nearly impossible” travel conditions, said NWS.

“These areas are expected to continue to receive heavy snow that may accumulate at rates of around one to two inches per hour, which will make it difficult for plows to keep some roads clear,” said Cuomo. “New Yorkers in these areas should exercise caution until the worst of the storm has passed.”

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State of Emergency Declared for Oklahoma Counties

Posted by feww on February 26, 2013

State of Emergency Declared for 56 Oklahoma Counties, Kansas City, Washington County, FL

The state of Oklahoma has declared a state of emergency for 56 counties due to a powerful winter storm that is pounding the state. Blizzard conditions have moved into the state, creating whiteout conditions, prompting the  closure of highways in the Oklahoma Panhandle.


Kansas City Mayor has declared a State of Emergency for the city.

  • “This declaration allows the city to keep crews on, add additional personal to battle the storm, waive administrative and budget routine requirements and collective bargaining agreements, so that we are able to meet public safety and transportation needs without undue delay,” James said.  “Essentially we’re calling in everyone we can to help.” He said.
  • “This storm has the potential to be quite serious, and we know it’s going to dump somewhere in the neighborhood of 10 or more inches on Kansas City.”


Washington County in Florida has declared a state of emergency due to flash flooding. Torrential rains have inundated roadways causing dangerous driving conditions.

  • Significant flooding on the Choctawhatchee River is forecast with some sections expected to reach major flooding stage this week.

Mid-America:  Second major winter storm in five days

National Weather Service (NWS) has advised everyone from southern Texas to east-central Michigan to prepare for “one of the biggest winter storms to hit the region.”

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U.S. Weather Hazards Map – February 26, 2013 – Source: NWS

Storm Forecast

  • The latest storm is forecast to dump up to 18 inches of snow in some locations, like its predecessor 5 days ago. Some 10-14 inches of snow will be common through Tuesday night,  forecasters said.
  • Parts of 14 states are under winter weather alerts including Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Iowa, Missouri, Arkansas, Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan and Indiana.
  • Blizzard Warnings are in effect for southeast Colorado, southwest Kansas, Northeast New Mexico, northwest Oklahoma and the Oklahoma Panhandle and the Texas Panhandle.
  • Winter Storm Watches cover parts of Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin, and Michigan.
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A historic blizzard has buffeted Texas Panhandle, shutting down roads and airports, knocking out power in multiple areas.

  • The blizzard dumped more than 19 inches of snow in Amarillo on Monday, setting a new record for the snowiest February day.


The Mid North and Coffs Coast have been declared disaster zones by the Australian Pm and New South Wales Premier, as  10,000 people in the Kempsey shire remain isolated by flood waters.

  • Disaster Declared in 11 Australian Zones
  • “This is the second largest flood I’ve seen in 45 years, probably the third largest in 100 years.” said a long time resident of the Thora Valley.  “1950 was the really big one, followed by 2001, and then this current event,” he said.
  • Australia’s weather bureau is forecasting 24-hour rainfalls totals in south-east Queensland of up to 200mm.

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Cyclone RUSTY

RUSTY-cimssLW IR Sat image of Tropical Cyclone RUSTY –  with projected path.  Source: CIMSS


February 26, 2013 – DISASTER CALENDAR SYMBOLIC COUNTDOWN: 1,110 Days Left 

Mass die-offs resulting from human impact and the planetary response to the anthropogenic assault could occur by early 2016.

  • SYMBOLIC COUNTDOWN: 1,110 Days Left to ‘Worst Day’ in the brief Human  History
  • The countdown began on May 15, 2011 …


Global Disasters: Links, Forecasts and Background

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States of Emergency Declared in 6 States Amid Blizzard

Posted by feww on February 9, 2013

Global Disasters/ Significant Events

NY, MA, ME, CT, NH and RI declare states of emergency, as snowstorm intensifies

The governors of New York, Massachusetts, Maine, Connecticut, New Hampshire and Rhode Island have declared states of emergency, as of posting,  and urged people to stay indoors as blizzard slammed into NE United States on Friday.

  • Blizzard warnings are in effect for much of the coastal sections of the northeast, from Newark New Jersey/New York City northward to southern Maine, National Weather Service (NWS) reported.
  • Winter storm warnings and winter weather advisories are in effect for much of the northeast from eastern Pennsylvania north and eastward into Maine. (NWS)
  • Coastal flood warnings are in effect for coastal areas in southern Delaware as well as southeast New Jersey. (NWS)
  • About 2 feet (60cm) of snow could blanket Boston area, with some places receiving up to 30 inches, forecasters have warned.
  • Up to 4,000 flights have already been canceled and many more affected.
  • Massachusetts and Connecticut have banned most car travel starting Friday afternoon.
  • Amtrak suspended railroad service between New York, Boston and points north, reports said.
  • “Many of the same communities that were inundated by Hurricane Sandy’s tidal surge just about 100 days ago are likely to see some moderate coastal flooding this evening,” said NY mayor.
  • “This is a very large and powerful storm, however we are encouraged by the numbers of people who stayed home today,” said Boston Mayor.
  • Many of non-essential government workers have been ordered to stay home.

Widespread Significant Impacts Developing from Nor’easter: NWS

A significant nor’easter continues to bring crippling impacts to portions of the Northeast. Moderate to heavy snow is expected to continue across Pennsylvania, western New York and much of New England before tapering off by Saturday afternoon. Some locations are expected to see snowfall in excess of two feet. Coastal flooding is expected on the Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts coastlines.

US WHM 2-9-2013
U.S. Weather Hazards Map – February 9, 2013 – Source: NWS



[February 9, 2013] Mass die-offs resulting from human impact and the planetary response to the anthropogenic assault could occur by early 2016.

  • SYMBOLIC COUNTDOWN: 1,127 Days Left to the most Fateful Day in Human History
  • Symbolic countdown to the ‘worst day’ in human history began on May 15, 2011 …


Global Disasters: Links, Forecasts and Background

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Western U-S Blasted by Fierce Storm, 2 ft of Snow

Posted by feww on December 31, 2010

Heavy snow blankets a vast area spanning from New Mexico to Minnesota

A winter storm has buffeted the western U-S with violent wind gusts, heavy rain and about 2 feet of snow

More than a million calls forced Arizona highway hotline to shut down after up to two feet of snow blanketed parts of the state.

“We’re expecting almost a one-two punch across the middle part of the country over the next two days.” A National Weather Service forecaster told reporters.

“Once the large-scale pattern sets up you can be very stormy and have one after another.”

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National Snow Analyses –  NOHRSC/NWS/NOAA

Another MOA Storms Brewing Offshore U-S Pacific ?

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Snow Cover US (December 31, 2010)

  • Area Covered By Snow: 50.9%
  • Area Covered Last Month: 34.2%

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State of Emergency in Oklahoma, S. Dakota, Texas

Posted by feww on December 25, 2009

Raging blizzard hits the lower plains

State of Emergency declared in Oklahoma, S. Dakota and Texas after winter storm kills dozens of people

“The storm is spanning two thirds of the country.  Its effects run the gamut from severe thunderstorms in the Gulf Coast to ice in New England to really what is a raging blizzard in the lower plains.The National Weather Service said.

Highlights of Storm Related Events:

  • Oklahoma’s governor Brad Henry declares state of emergency, closes all state highways and interstates.
  • As many as 3 dozen people have been killed in accidents in the Midwest.
  • About 50 vehicles pile up in chain-reaction crash in Oklahoma.
  • About a dozen states in the Midwest are under blizzard warnings.
  • Heavy snow forced the cancellation of at least 80 flights in Oklahoma Thursday, trapping hundreds of passengers and employees at Oklahoma’s main  airport.
  • About 10,000 customers lost power in Oklahoma.
  • Oklahoma City received  35cm (14in) of snow by Thursday night, nearly 6 times the record  of 6cm (2.5in) set in 1914.
  • 80kph (50mph) winds pummeled Kansas
  • 105 kph (65mph) helped bury parts of Texas in 1.5m (5ft) snow drifts.
  • Blizzard warnings stretch from Texas to northern Minnesota.
  • The real misery will commence after the snowmelt will cause large scale flooding in the south and the north-east.

Near Real-Time U.S. Composite Satellite Image.  Click image to enlarge.

National Weather service reported:

A powerful weather system pushing through the central U.S. will continue to significantly impact travel plans during this holiday season…
The north-central states can expect some of the heavier snowfall, occasionally accompanied by blizzard-like conditions as cold and windy conditions will spread through the region. Even places as far south as Oklahoma and northern Texas have seen snowfall totals in excess of a foot. The swath of precipitation will move toward the north and east, spreading a mixture of rain and snow to much of the Great Lakes by midday on Christmas. For more details, check the web site of the local Weather Forecast Office. Details…

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