All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Winter storm’

Winter Storm PAX Knocks Out Power Lines in Georgia, Heads for Northeast

A winter storm that The Weather Channel has now named PAX is currently hitting a number of states located in the Southeast. Rain and sleet came down hard in Georgia Wednesday, resulting in cities being forced to go without power–but hopefully for not too long. Previously, the Atlanta area endured one of the worst cases of this year’s snowstorms, which left …

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Winter Storm Nika To Bring More Snow

Have you had enough snow yet? Get ready for some more as Winter Storm Nika crosses the United States bringing a wintery mix of rain, ice and snow. Last weekend most of the country felt the wrath of Winter Storm Maximus as he brought up to 10 inches of snow to some areas. Warm weather late last week caused much …

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Frozen Pipes And Electric Outages Affect Thousands

Winter weather often means frozen pipes and thanks to the recent polar vortex, thousands of people across the country are without water because their pipes are frozen. Meteorologists warned of a huge winter storm, but many people did not have time to prepare for it and failed to take the necessary precautions to prevent their pipes from freezing. Utility crews …

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Snow Totals – The East Coast Getting Hammered

A Nor’easter is blasting the east coast as of Thursday, dumping snow, bringing strong winds and extremely frigid cold temperatures. A blistering winter blizzard covered large sections of the Northeast U.S. in snow Thursday, canceling flights, shutting down highways closing schools through Friday and causing at least eleven deaths. “There will be travel problems,” said Hugh Johnson, a weather service …

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How Is Winter Storm Hercules Affecting You?

With winter upon us, it is inevitable that the season will bring storms, ice, snow, and all-around chaos at some point during its allotted months. And 2013 is no exception. Mother Nature has mixed up a large helping of significant snowfall, freezing temperatures, bone-chilling winds and white-out blizzards, making this nor’easter a major force to be reckoned with. AccuWeather meteorologist …

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Winter Storm Hercules Heads to the Northeast

Before Winter Storm Hercules is finished with the US, roughly 1 in 3 Americans will have seen snow in the early days of 2014. The massive storm dumped more than a foot of snow on parts of the Midwest on New Years Day, and is now slamming the Northeast. According to meteorologist Chris Dolce, Hercules could reach blizzard proportions in …

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Winter Storm Hercules Set to Pound Northeast

The first winter storm of 2014 didn’t wait long before sweeping into the midwest and northeast areas of the United States. The storm, named Hercules, is predicted to hit between Wednesday and Friday, according to USA Today, with the heaviest impacts in New England on Thursday and Friday. The storm could produce blizzard conditions at times throughout the New England …

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Thanksgiving Snow: Will It Stop You From Traveling?

Thanksgiving is a busy day for holiday travelers as everyone scrambles to get to their loved ones’ homes and visit family and friends. The day after Thanksgiving can be just as bad, with everyone traveling to their favorite shopping malls and stores to get the best deals on Black Friday. This year, there may be some added stress to your …

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Thanksgiving Storm Expected in Northeast

Thirteen people have tragically died from a winter storm that threatens to spread across the Northeast, and unfortunately just in time for Thanksgiving. The southern part of the United States has experienced cold rain as well as ice through the impact of Winter Storm Boreas. Numerous states (California, Oklahoma, Texas, Nevada, New Mexico, and Arizona) have already endured heavy snow …

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Western Winter Storm Boreas Kills 13

(image) Winter storm Boreas has already dumped up to a foot of snow in western and southwestern Oklahoma as it makes its trek across the US. The massive storm has caused mass flooding, car crashes, hundreds of flight cancellations, road closures and leading to at least 13 deaths as it trekked across New Mexico and Texas on Saturday. An improperly …

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1,000 Flights Canceled as Snow Blankets Chicago

The Chicago Tribune is reporting that over 1,000 Chicago-area flights have been cancelled. More than 850 flights out of Chicago O’Hare International have been cancelled and Midway Airport has cancelled at least 230 flights. The cancellations come as a winter storm is beginning to drop snow on the city. The U.S. National Weather Service (NWS) is predicting up to 12 …

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Nemo Blizzard To Blanket the Northeast in Snow

Forecasts for a potentially “historic” winter storm in New England have not improved since yesterday’s winter storm and blizzard watches. More severe warnings have been issued for a wider swath of the Northeast, including New York City. The U.S. National Weather Service (NWS) is warning that the storm will blanket the Northeast in snow, including states from the Great Lakes …

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