Along with El Nino beating the heck out of Southern California this month, the east coast is about to experience its own weather anomaly with a huge snowstorm. It’s looking like it will start in Washington D.C. where it should see record snowfall, then move northbound through New York. Better start learning how to survive in extreme weather.
The National Weather Service described the storm as “potentially crippling” for a swath of the Northeast, with snowfall exceeding two feet (61 cm) in the Baltimore and Washington D.C. metro areas.
A blizzard watch was issued for New York City and parts of Long Island and New Jersey starting early Saturday. Snow accumulation could reach 12 inches (30 cm) in the region, forecasters said. Southeastern Pennsylvania, including Philadelphia, was expecting 10 to 16 inches (25 to 42 cm) of snow.
To the south, significant icing was likely for portions of Kentucky and North Carolina, the National Weather Service said. Read More