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Tag Archives: snow

Thousands Of Flights Cancelled Due To Massive Storm

The New York Times reports: The Great Plains were digging out, the Great Lakes were being walloped and the Northeast was bracing for impact on Saturday as a huge snowstorm raced across the Northern states. The storm, which complicated travel and busted plans for the three-day weekend across much of the country, caused problems from Kansas, where the governor declared …

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NYC Braces For Weekend Of Subzero Arctic Chill

The New York Post reports: A fast-moving storm will dump an inch of snow an hour on the city starting at 6 p.m. Saturday and possibly into Sunday and then an arctic blast will turn the Big Apple into a treacherous tundra, Accuweather meteorologist Tom Kines warned late Thursday. “Everything white or slushy will become a glacier,” Kines said. Arctic …

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Fourth Nor’Easter To Bring Heavy Snow And Travel Woes

The Weather Channel reports: Winter Storm Toby will spread yet another swath of snow, not to mention wind and coastal flooding, into the East through Thursday, the fourth nor’easter in less than three weeks and potentially one of the heaviest snowstorms this late in the season along parts of the I-95 corridor. Winter storm warnings, where snowfall is expected to …

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Nor’Easter Causes 2200+ Flight Cancellations

The Associated Press reports: The second big, blustery storm to hit the Northeast in less than a week began bringing wet, heavy snow Wednesday to a corner of the country where tens of thousands of people were still waiting for the power to come back on from the first bout of wintry weather. The nor’easter closed schools and government offices, …

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3000 Flights Canceled As “Bomb Cyclone” Bears Down

ABC News reports: Nearly 3,000 U.S. flights have been canceled today as a powerful storm hits the Northeast, packing heavy snow, gusty winds and the coldest air of the season. “A powerful Nor’easter will move north along the east coast through Thursday,” the National Weather Service said in a statement. “Reinforcing arctic air and gusty winds will sweep in behind …

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Florida Sees First Snow In Decades [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: A brutal winter storm dumped snow in Tallahassee, Florida, on Wednesday for the first time in nearly three decades before slogging up the Atlantic coast and smacking Southern cities such as Savannah and Charleston, South Carolina, with a rare blast of snow and ice. Forecasters warned that the same system could soon strengthen into a “bomb …

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BLIZZARD: East Coast Braces For Brutal Nor’easter

Starting tonight: The East Coast is under blizzard watch beginning Monday night as authorities advise 50 million people to prepare for what could be the worst storm this winter season from New York City to Boston. Winter Storm Stella is expected to sweep the New York region with possible blizzard conditions, as experts predict the region could see 12 to …

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New York City Blizzard 2016 Time-Lapse [VIDEO]

From the Time-Lapse Group: We set out to cover New York City’s 2nd biggest snowstorm since 1869. Central Park total snow accumulation at the end of the winter storm was 26.8 inches. We started at 1am Saturday at the Brooklyn Bridge, covering the Dumbo area. We proceeded into the city shortly after and covered midtown Manhattan, Central Park, Columbus Circle, …

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Blizzard 2016: Second-Worst In New York City History

Yesterday’s blizzard came within one-tenth of an inch of breaking the all-time snowfall record for New York City. From the Daily News: The killer blizzard that forced New Yorkers to stay home amid a city-wide travel ban will go down as one of the city’s worst snowstorms in history. At least 18 people were killed as the blizzard pummeled the …

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Blizzard Wallops Gotham: Broadway Dark, Mass Transit Suspended, Record Snowfall Possible

New York City is being clobbered by the blizzard today, surprising the forecasters. The National Weather Service has increased its snowfall estimate to 24-30 inches for Manhattan, more than double the total forecast yesterday. All bridges and tunnels have been closed and the MTA has suspended above-ground service. Winds are gusting at 40-50mph in the other boroughs. Broadway will be …

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5100 Flights Canceled Due To Blizzard

FlightAware.com reports that more than 5100 flights scheduled for today and tomorrow have been canceled nationwide due to the blizzard already underway in the mid-Atlantic. More from the Associated Press: A blizzard menacing the Eastern United States started dumping snow in Virginia, Tennessee and other parts of the South on Friday as millions of people in the storm’s path prepared …

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DC Paralyzed By One Inch Of Snow [VIDEO]

This certainly doesn’t bode well for the coming blizzard. The Washington Post reports: “Horrible.” “Pathetic.” “Painful.” “Unbelievable.” “One inch of snow did this.” From every corner of the region and into the wee hours of the morning, from every highway and byway, motorists vented their anger and frustration that they were still out there — at 1 a.m., then 2 …

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Snowmageddon 2016 Allegedly Approaches

Months into the wimpiest winter in recent memory, we’re finally going to get a major blizzard this weekend. Allegedly. Meteorologists are positively giddy about having actual news to report. From the Weather Channel: Winter storm watches have been issued for 14 states from the Mid-South to the East Coast in advance of Winter Storm Jonas. In addition, blizzard watches have …

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Out Like A Lamb

Details.

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Boston’s Mayor Is Over The Snow

Via USA Today: More snow fell on Boston on Sunday, enough to make this the snowiest season ever on record there. The National Weather Service said 2.9 inches fell by 7 p.m., pushing total snowfall for the winter of 2014-2015 to 108.6 inches. That is a full inch over the previous record set during the winter of 1995-1996, the service’s …

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New York City Winter Umbrella Cam

Taken yesterday afternoon just before everything turned to garbage-strewn piles of black muck.

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NYC Sees Coldest February In 81 Years

The weather has been particularly hard on restaurants and nightspots, but has been a boon for all delivery services.

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Tweet Of The Day

Winter 2015 in one GIF, everyone. RT @JJDodders: THIS IS IT. THIS IS THE BEST GIF. pic.twitter.com/LHXGhwybuR — The Weather Channel (@weatherchannel) February 18, 2015

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Back To Almost Normal For NYC

Cuomo and De Blasio are making the rounds of local television this morning to defend last night’s decision to close down the city. Via Gothamist: Mayor de Blasio lifted the city-wide travel ban this morning after that devastating blizzard turned out to be just a bunch of stupid snow. There’s about 7.8 inches in Central Park this morning—not the 24 …

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All NYC Mass Transit To Close At 11PM

This includes subways, buses, ferries, PATH, Metro-North, Long Island Railroad, and (perhaps obviously) AirTrain. New Jersey Transit will suspend all rail service until Thursday at 8PM tonight. No re-start time for the MTA has yet been announced. Wherever you are at 11PM, you’ll likely be there for 36-48 hours. UPDATE: Gov. Cuomo has also declared a ban on all non-emergency …

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