What a sense of humor for the weather controllers huh? No major snow for the mid-Atlantic all winter long and now all of it at one time.
Millions of families are bracing for a possible devastating nor’easter that could paralyze the east coast for a few days. Already totals snow totals are rising, and the first flake hasn’t hit the ground. Blizzard conditions are once again being called for New York and Boston while D.C, Baltimore, and Philadelphia will get significant levels.
Source: The Weather Channel
The National Weather Service has issued the blizzard warning from northeast New Jersey to far southeast New York and southern Connecticut.
Winter storm warnings are also in place across other parts of the mid-Atlantic and Northeast, including Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington D.C. In addition to the winter storm warning, a blizzard watch is in effect for portions of eastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
Storm totals of a foot or more are likely in a widespread swath of the Northeast region, which will bring travel to a standstill on roads and at airports. Strong winds could cause tree damage and power outages in the Northeast, as well.
Blizzard watch issued for New York, Boston. pic.twitter.com/40oHqHS9kS
— Fox News (@FoxNews) March 12, 2017
Monday Night (via The Weather Channel)
- Snow will begin to develop in the mid-Atlantic region, including Washington, D.C., Baltimore and Philadelphia, as the coastal low from Stella develops and intensifies.
- The snow could be heavy at times overnight with rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour.
- Locations near Interstate 95, including parts of the Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, could change to rain or sleet for a time.
- By late Monday night or early Tuesday morning, snow may develop as far north as New York City or southern New England.
- Light to moderate snow will also impact the eastern Great Lakes region.
- Travel should be avoided Monday night in all of the above-mentioned areas.
— Ed Vallee 🌽 (@EdValleeWx) March 12, 2017
Tuesday (via The Weather Channel)
- A large swath of the Northeast will see snowfall, heavy at times, from Stella during the daytime hours.
- Snowfall rates of 1 to 4 inches per hour are possible near and northwest of the Interstate 95 corridor.
- Blizzard or near-blizzard conditions are possible in coastal areas.
- Road and airport travel are likely to be snarled across the region. Some roads may become impassable.
- Strong winds and the weight of the snow could cause some tree damage and power outages.
Current possible snow totals are as follows but could be changed as new information is being reported hourly.
Here is how some are dealing with the hype on social media:
— Helm Associates (@HelmAssociates) March 13, 2017
— FEMA Region 2 (@femaregion2) March 13, 2017
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