The Northeast SnowZilla

Submitted by ub on Wed, 12/16/2020 - 08:12

The big snow is expected to begin falling and falling...etc. At first, it will like a fine mist of powdered sugar casually tossed across our white Christmas landscape. By sunset, the sprinkling of sugar will be transforming.

Nor'easter Latest: the NJ State of Emergency in Effect, NYC Schools Move Remote Thursday

A major snowstorm is threatening New York City and the rest of the tri-state, as Storm Team 4 says it could bring up to 2 feet of snow in spots and widespread power outages — promising to be one of the largest snowstorms in years. Winter storm warnings are now in effect for most of the region.

According to weather forecasters, It will be a few inches deep, as snowplows hit the streets and The City comes to a standstill. A real Northeastern snowstorm is expected to arrive just in time for Christmas and its name will be baby SnowZilla.

Portions of The Big Apple could see as much as a foot of snow, and communities to the north, as well as residents of northern New Jersey and parts of Connecticut, maybe getting even more than that.

This snowstorm may be the largest New York City has experienced in years. Public safety officials have urged people to avoid unnecessarily traveling anywhere.

These warnings are echoed from North Carolina, where the state's emergency management agency urged drivers to use caution if they must be on the roads. In northern North Carolina, a mix of snow, sleet, and freezing rain are expected.

Northwestern Virginia could get snow and sleet and up to a quarter-inch of ice, according to the National Weather Service, and Maryland activated a statewide response for a storm that could see a foot of snow in Hagerstown.

Boston is expecting a foot of snow, which is expected to start falling around sunset. New York City's weather service office predicted snow Wednesday afternoon and into Thursday morning.

As the wind blows and the snowfalls, with blizzard warnings in effect. Snowdrifts may pile up, even in the heart of the city. The SnowZilla storm may be an affair to remember and a real stay home event at its finest.

‘If not one thing, it’s another’: Northeast preps for a storm. The Northeast is girding for a major snowstorm at a key moment in the coronavirus pandemic, days after the start of the U.S. vaccination campaign and in the thick of a virus surge that has throngs of people seeking tests.