STORM TRACKER Christmas Weather
Although, most Christmas days have snow on the ground, it is relatively rare for snow to fall on Christmas. It might surprise you to learn that the heaviest snowfall on record for Christmas is only 3.... Posted on 12/23/09 at 1:18 AM
The National Weather Service late Saturday night issued an urgent warning that a winter storm would hit northeast North Dakota and northwest Minnesota early Sunday into early Monday, making travel difficult and dangerous. Up to a foot or more of snow is expected to fall on Grand Forks.
Hundreds of flights were canceled at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and officials in several states advised people to stay off the highways as a winter storm blew through the upper Midwest on Sunday.
UPDATED 3:44 P.M. The highest wind reported was 91 mph in Portsmouth, N.H. — well above hurricane force of 74 mph. Gusts hit 60 mph or more from New York’s Long Island to Massachusetts. More than 1,000,000 homes and businesses were without power.
Kathy McCormack and Geoff Mulvihill
, February 26, 2010
A powerful winter storm dumped a foot or more of snow in the Northeast on today, knocking out power to thousands and stalling air traffic from Boston to Philadelphia, all ahead of a second system packing strong winds that could blanket the area with another foot of snow.
Snowmageddon, Snowpocalypse...call it what you will. For the Mid-Atlantic, it means a lot of digging out, a lot of homes still without power, closed businesses and schools, and a lot of rescheduled travel. And here comes another storm.
UPDATED 1:15 P.M. The storm has already caused deaths in Kansas and Nebraska. Blizzard warnings have been issued for western North Dakota and northern Minnesota. No major problems reported at Chicago O'Hare.
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