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US Storm with heavy snow to bedevil Northeast at least another day

04:35  03 december  2019
04:35  03 december  2019 Source:   nbcnews.com

Thanksiving weather: Storms set to unleash more snow, rain and strong winds from coast to coast

  Thanksiving weather: Storms set to unleash more snow, rain and strong winds from coast to coast Two powerful storms are set to bring big trouble for millions of Thanksgiving travelers. The heavy snowfall that grounded hundreds of flights in Denver could soon do the same at the Minneapolis-St. Paul airport in Minnesota and dump several feet of snow on the Midwest.All while another storm will hit the West Coast with hurricane-force winds and rainfall and the California and Nevada mountains with heavy snow, promising more travel disruptions on the busiest travel days of the year. About 21 million people from the West Coast to the Great Lakes are under some kind of winter weather advisory.

The storm has already killed at least one person and shut down highways in the western U.S., stranding Another system is forecast to develop in the mid-Atlantic Sunday, moving as Authorities in the western states were still grappling Saturday with the aftermath of heavy rains and snow over

As the storm system moves east on Sunday, it will evolve into a nor'easter-type storm off the southern New England Coast, bringing rain and wind to coastal Starting off maybe as a little snow , crossing over into rain and eventually back to a little bit of snow ." Inland sections of the Northeast , including

The winter-type storm that killed at least seven people as it marched across the country was expected to hang on stubbornly through Tuesday, further bedeviling travel plans in the Northeast.

a person walking in the rain holding an umbrella on a rainy day: Image: NYC weather© Seth Wenig Image: NYC weather

The powerful storm will show up along the Northeastern and New England coastlines, causing snow — heavy in some areas — from the Appalachian Mountains to inland areas of the Northeast and much of New England, the National Weather Service said.

It could be well into Wednesday morning before the weather system — which the weather service, in a bit of understatement, called a "long-duration storm" — finally moves completely off the Maine shore, forecasters said.

Tracking the major holiday storms set to hit the US

  Tracking the major holiday storms set to hit the US The first storm that we have been tracking that moved from the Plains to the East Coast Tuesday and Wednesday is now moving off the New England coast.In this photo provided by Caltrans, cars and trucks are stopped in traffic on Interstate 5 near Dunsmuir, Calif., on Nov. 27.

Wintry weather bedeviled Thanksgiving weekend travelers across the United States Saturday as a powerful and dangerous storm moved eastward Meteorologist Christian Cassel told the Great Falls Tribune people could be stuck in their homes for at least a day due to the near zero visibility.

The storm has already killed at least one person and shut down highways in the western U.S., stranding Another system is forecast to develop in the mid-Atlantic Sunday, moving as Authorities in the western states were still grappling Saturday with the aftermath of heavy rains and snow over

Snow was already on the ground in parts of New Jersey and Connecticut before dawn on Monday. New York City, which initially was forecast to get 3 to 4 inches of snow, was preparing for as much as 8 inches in northern parts of the city. Residents of Massachusetts, where some areas were already a foot-deep blanket of snow, were settling in for even more.

"Our message out to New Yorkers is that we really urge you to stay off the roads if possible," Deanne Criswell, commissioner of the New York City Emergency Management Department, said Monday afternoon.

Hundreds of takeoffs and landings had been canceled at Northeastern airports by Monday night, 335 of them at the big three New York-area airports. Almost 100 were canceled at Boston Logan Airport, which preemptively canceled 52 arrivals and departures in anticipation of difficult conditions on Tuesday.

Snow, winds slow after tangling traffic, threatening parade

  Snow, winds slow after tangling traffic, threatening parade Wintry weather temporarily loosened its grip across much of the U.S. just in time for Thanksgiving, after tangling holiday travelers in wind, ice and snow and before more major storms descend Friday. In this photo provided by Caltrans, cars and trucks are stopped in traffic on Interstate 5 near Dunsmuir, Calif., on Nov. 27.

Wintry weather bedeviled Thanksgiving weekend travelers across the United States Saturday as a powerful and dangerous storm moved eastward, dumping heavy snow from parts of California to the northern Midwest and inundating other areas with rain.

Heavy snow will also fall across the Appalachian Mountains on Tuesday, and winter storm warnings are in effect from western North Carolina to eastern West Virginia. The NWS predicts that a “plume of moisture” caused by a slow-moving storm over the eastern Pacific will continue to affect California.

Nearly 65,000 homes and business were without power in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania on Monday night, almost half of them in New Jersey.

a person riding a snowboard down a snow covered street: Image: Snowfall removal in Massachusetts© Ben Garver Image: Snowfall removal in Massachusetts

"The business is great, especially at this time of the season," said Edwin Perez, the operator of a landscaping and snow plowing business in Springfield, Massachusetts, where 7 inches of snow was on the ground.

"This is when you make the make the most money," Perez told NBC affiliate WWLP of Springfield, saying he'd already plowed more than 30 homes and expected to have more calls Monday night.

"It's great to have a big snowstorm on December 1st," he said. "I wasn't expecting it, and I still have 27 more customers to go."

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There was much more snow in other parts of Massachusetts: 14 inches in Ashfield, 13.5 in Savoy, 13 in Becket and Charlemont and 12 in Bernardston. As much as 8 more inches was expected in western parts of the state through Tuesday, forecasters said.

Snow to hit 2,000-mile stretch from Nevada to New England as weekend travelers head home

  Snow to hit 2,000-mile stretch from Nevada to New England as weekend travelers head home Black Friday blizzards and snow expected from Nevada to the Upper Midwest and into New England. Meanwhile, severe thunderstorms are headed south.Farther south, severe thunderstorms are possible from the southern Plains to Lower Mississippi River Valley through Saturday.

Wintry weather bedeviled Thanksgiving weekend travelers across the United States Saturday as a powerful and dangerous storm moved eastward Meteorologist Christian Cassel told the Great Falls Tribune people could be stuck in their homes for at least a day due to the near zero visibility.

How far east the storm tracks will determine the orientation of a stripe of accumulating snow and a There is the potential for a swath of heavy snow or a buildup of ice north and west of the storm Same storm pummeling West Coast to bring nasty impacts to Northeast at end of Thanksgiving

The weather system has been blamed for killing at least seven people, five of them young children, since it began traversing the continent before Thanksgiving:

  • Three in two water-related incidents in Bollinger County, Missouri, including two boys ages 5 and 8.
  • Two children about 5 years old who were found dead after their vehicle was swept up a creek in Tonto Basin, Arizona.
  • A 6-year-old boy who struck his head when snow-removal equipment being driven by his father lurched in unincorporated Provo Canyon, Utah.
  • A man who was killed when he lost control of his pickup on an ice-covered road near Cavour, South Dakota.

A spokesman for the National Transportation Safety Board, meanwhile, said "definitely we'll be looking into the weather conditions" after nine people were killed in the crash of a single-engine turboprop plane after takeoff near Chamberlain, South Dakota, on Saturday.

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As if last week's bomb cyclone wasn't enough, an "atmospheric river" began its assault Wednesday on parts of California and Arizona.Northern and Central California were still in recovery mode from a series of intense storms that began more than a week ago as a bomb cyclone. The storms also dumped 9 inches of rain on parts of Arizona as they triggered weather headaches across the nation.

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