Sunday, 20 October, 2019

Storm that carpeted Midwest with snow barrels to New England

Tri-State upgraded to winter storm warning heavy snow possible Tri-State upgraded to winter storm warning heavy snow possible
Pablo Mccormick | 20 January, 2019, 17:44

Meteorologists are closely tracking a winter storm that's impacting operations in parts of the Midwest and Northeast.

"Snow amounts have been locally over a foot in Iowa, up to 10 inches so far in IL, up to 5 inches in Kansas, up to 4 inches in IN, up to 8 inches in MI and Missouri and just over a foot in Wisconsin", David Roth, a forecaster with the National Weather Service, told NPR. Amtrak will operate a modified service Saturday and Sunday due to the weather, it said.

Several airlines said on Twitter they will issue waivers and told travelers to expect more delays and cancellations during the weekend.

The weekend runway skid was not the first this week.

In Detroit, many motorists were moving well below posted speed limits along freeways because of slushy conditions.

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Strong wind gusts beginning tomorrow afternoon could bring down snow- or ice-burdened tree limbs and power lines.

None of the 129 passengers aboard the United Airlines flight from Phoenix were injured.

Amtrak canceled train service from Chicago to Boston, Washington, D.C. and NY on Saturday and canceled and modified several routes that originate and end on the east coast on Sunday. Inland areas across the Northeast and New England will likely see accumulation of up to 2 feet of snow. The highest snowfall totals were expected in Vermont, New Hampshire and ME, which could see up to 18 inches (46) centimeters. More cancellations are expected this weekend as the storm heads toward the Northeast.

In New Jersey, the state of emergency will go into effect at noon Saturday.

Meanwhile, in the South, more than 10 million people face a risk of severe weather, including severe winds and tornadoes. The potential for risky weather stretches from Louisiana to Florida and north to Tennessee.

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A tornado watch is in effect for parts of Louisiana and MS through Saturday morning, meaning conditions are favorable for a tornado to develop.

Highs on Sunday in the Kansas City, Missouri, area - where the Chiefs will be host to the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship game - will be in the 20s.

"This storm has the potential to deliver every, every winter weather option that mother nature has", Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolfe said at a news conference.

This arctic air will spill out across the country later next week as far south as Florida, leaving most of the continental United States with below-average temperatures.

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