Storm Team Alert: All of CNY under a Winter Storm Warning

March 03 03:33 2018

The storm is expected to undergo explosive development known as bombogenesis, which is a rapid drop in atmospheric pressure of 24 millibars or more in a period of 24 hours or less, the Weather Channel said. So scary, right? Riley is expected to hit the Atlantic coast, and people from Chicago all the way to Boston may experience really harsh conditions.

At least five have died in the storm.

The Port Authority of NY and New Jersey said it was securing cranes at a LaGuardia Airport construction project and it is making plans to use buses if airport trains at JFK or Newark airports are stopped because of the wind.

Along with the wind in Pennsylvania, rain will make for a wet end of the week.

Snow and rain will continue throughout Friday morning and into the afternoon. Numerous customers without power are on the South Shore and elsewhere in Eastern Massachusetts.

Over 2.2 million customers are without power from MA to Virginia.

The USCG warned mariners and swimmers to avoid going out to sea and to properly secure their vessels as unsafe winds roar in. No students were on board, and the driver’s injuries were minor. Some flooding could be life-threatening along the MA coast.

Outside Baltimore, an elderly woman, 77, was also killed when she was hit by a large tree branch in Kingsville, Baltimore County Police & Fire Department said in a statement.

The federal government has shuttered all its offices in Washington, D.C., on Friday ahead of the worst of the storm, and schools are canceled for all of Prince William County in Virginia, just south of the nation’s capital.

Amtrak, the USA national railroad passenger service, announced that “for safety” all services along the northeast corridor were temporarily suspended. High tide on the back bays and on Delaware Bay occurs later than the high tide on the oceanfront. “This person needed to be rescued from their vehicle”.

In Massachusetts, Gov. Charlie Baker activated 200 National Guard members. Nicosia said area residents should expect that with the warmer temperatures over the last few days for the snow making its way to be heavy and wet.

By tonight the nor’easter will pull away, leaving lingering rain and snow for coastal spots from Atlantic City to Boston.

Forecasts show that winds could leave planes grounded in many parts of the United States.

Late winter storm packing rain snow high winds

Storm Team Alert: All of CNY under a Winter Storm Warning
 
 
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