Road conditions will quickly deteriorate overnight and into Sunday as snow, blowing/drifting snow, and low visibilities develop across the forecast area. That said, you now have the perfect excuse to stay home and binge watch your favorite TV show. #kcwx#mowx#kswxpic.twitter.com/a8SOSNEvi1
There are two winter storms that may affect nearly the entire U.S. this weekend. A massive storm on the West Coast will soon march across the country, but the first storm is already doing work up and down the East Coast. Keep Reading on CBSNews.com
The latest snowfall forecast for the upcoming storm that will be moving quickly across the Eastern US Sunday and Sunday night and off the Northeast Coast toward Nova Scotia on Monday. pic.twitter.com/JSSwKFnwJ2
[Morning Briefing] Significant Icing along with tree damage/power outage concerns across the interior today with a flash freeze expected along and southeast of the Boston to Providence corridor. Dangerously cold wind chills between 15 and 30 below zero follow tonight into Mon am. pic.twitter.com/L4DMWRtZa2
We'll be partially activating the state's Emergency Operations Center beginning at 6PM today to monitor storm conditions across the state. Forecasts are showing a range of accumulating snow, sleet, and freezing rain. pic.twitter.com/UfLea5liA0
States of emergencies declared in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
2,068 flights canceled Sunday, 10,507 flights delayed across U.S., according to FlightAware.com.
Amtrak is operating on a modified service in several states. (Full listing)
27,982 power outages in Connecticut, 3,255 outages in Ohio, according to local utility companies.
From @themattcast : My colleague @RachelFrank_CT said it best: predicting ice is like hitting a moving target. The Nat'l Weather Service has adjusted it's best guess for significant ice, and I agree. Accum ice will lead to major outages/accidents today. pic.twitter.com/dVg0skdD6m
This morning at approximately 6 am equipment operator Stephen Winder died in a rollover crash. Stephen has been with KDOT for 3 years. Secretary Lorenz notified his family and has conveyed our deepest sympathies. Cause of the crash is under investigation.
A state of emergency has been declared in Pennsylvania and New Jersey as the storm moves east.
AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Alex Sosnowski said “Feet of snow, blizzard conditions, a significant build-up of ice, tree-breaking winds and plunging temperatures will close roads, cause flight cancellations and disrupt daily activities over a large part of the northeastern United States this weekend.”
[8:50 PM UPDATE] Snow will increase in intensity through late evening, with heavy snow continuing overnight. The worst is yet to come, with deteriorating travel conditions over the next few hours. Blowing/drifting snow will continue in open areas with very low visibility. #nywxpic.twitter.com/GGz7t1RV6C
AccuWeather Meteorologist Bill Deger -“In much of a swath from Missouri to southern Ohio, this snow will be heavy and wet and a strain to shovel.” He added
“Weak tree limbs may give way under the weight of the snow and lead to power outages,”
AccuWeather Chief Meteorologist Elliot Abrams – “For cities such as Indianapolis, Cincinnati, Louisville, Kentucky and others, this will be the first significant snowstorm of the cold weather season.”
AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Kristina Pydynowski -“Snow has changed to rain along the southern Ohio River, and the return of any meaningful snowfall is not anticipated.”
Airlines in the central United States hubs from Kansas City to St. Louis, Cincinnati and Chicago can expect flight delays, changes and cancellations.
As of 8:00 am this morning,MSHP has responded to: • 2968 calls for service • 1252 stranded motorists • 723 crashes • 48 injuries * 4 fatalities