The gust of cold weather coincided well with GEMA’s Winter Weather Preparedness Week, an annual five days devoted to educating the public on how to prepare for winter storms.
Some parts of New York could see as much as a foot of snow as a powerful winter storm slams the northeast.
On Tuesday night, a winter storm blew in, covering mountaintops and trees with a magical dusting of snow.
“It’s going to be a pretty significant storm,” said NWS meteorologist Johnnie Powell. “We could get three to four feet, easy.”
An arctic blast that sent shivers across the Midwest spread to the eastern U.S. on Wednesday, with bitter weather establishing new records from Mississippi to Maine.
Wet and below freezing temperatures do not mix. That’s why emergency officials responded late Tuesday night to a flooding on a major Atlanta Highway.
It is going to be cold overnight into Wednesday morning. The FOX 5 Storm Team says it could be as low as 20 degrees cooler than the average temperature for this time of year. This has prompted several municipalities to open shelters and warming centers.
With the hard freeze overnight on into Wednesday, DeKalb County released a safety checklist for cold weather.
A resident of Niagara Falls shared video of his attempt to salt the roads after the area experienced heavy snowfall on Nov. 11.
Temperatures are expected to dramatically drop into Friday morning. In response, the city of Atlanta is opening up emergency warming shelters.
Great Falls typically sees about 60 inches of snowfall in the city during an entire snowy season, but 2019 is on track to be a year of shattered records — the city has seen more than 31 inches already, breaking a 35-year-old record, according to the National Weather Service’s Great Falls office.
A heavy, fall snow storm will be passing over the Northern Rockies and Plains in the next few days, and the National Weather Service is warning that some regions may experience blizzard conditions and potentially historic October snowfall, likely causing travel disruptions, power outages and impacts to cattle and agriculture throughout the region.