Skip to comments.Snow storm bears down on Mid-Atlantic, Northeast
Posted on 12/26/2010 10:36:55 AM PST by JoeProBono
WASHINGTON (AP) A band of frigid weather was snaking up the East Coast on Sunday, promising blizzards and a foot of snow for New York City and New England, while several states made emergency declarations as the storm caused crashes on slick roads. Airlines grounded hundreds of flights Sunday along the Northeast corridor in anticipation of the storm. New York City-area airports alone canceled close to 1,000 flights. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said that number was expected to rise Sunday. Snow had started to fall in the area by late morning.
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We’re retting about 10-12 inches here in Hampton Roads. Woohoo! We almost never get this much snow here!
My daughter’s en route to NYC as we speak...supposed to arrive about 4:45PM. Hope she doesn’t end up spending tonight on an airport floor in BFE. It’s gonna be close...
I live in upstate NY but lived in Williamsburg Va for a year. It was a glorious winter...2 inches of snow...amusing...the Town was shut down...
But boy, have we been enjoying this snow! Too bad that it is so powdery here though. Can't manage to make a good snowman with it.... :(
I love Colonial Williamsburg!
Where are you from btw? Just curious..... :)
I didn't know you lived in the general area of where I go when I visit my dad. I was just up in that neck of the woods at the end of last month.
Really? Where does your dad live?
I’m from Philly but I got my one and only traffic ticket while attending the College of William and Mary and going to kangaroo court.
Served in the United States Air Force, initially stationed at Langley Air Force Base Hospital , Hampton, Va.
Thanks so much for your service sir! :)
Langley Air Force Base Hospital , Hampton, Va.
Just across the bridge from us!
It’s coming down pretty good outside in Manhattan. And the weather service took up the snowfall estimate...
Blizzard Warning for New York (manhattan), NY
until 6 pm EST, Mon., Dec. 27, 2010
Updated 26 Dec 2010 2:05 pm Local Time
Issued by The National Weather Service
New York City, NY
12:40 pm EST, Sun., Dec. 26, 2010
... BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST MONDAY...
A BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST MONDAY.
* HAZARDS... HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WINDS... WITH CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF SNOW WITH NEAR ZERO VISIBILITY AT TIMES.
* ACCUMULATIONS... 15 TO 20 INCHES... WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS UP TO 2 FEET POSSIBLE.
You have FReepmail. :)
Massachusetts declared a state of emergency starting at 3 PM.
Latest predicted snow totals from the National Weather Service.
I’m cheering for the AccuWeather prediction - it’s half of NOAA’s prediction for my area :)
Snow flurries right now and the wind is picking up.
Sure is, isn't it? ;)
Used to do chicken neck crabbing in the bay
Have much luck at it? I know some folks do better at it than others....
btw, when you were in this area, did you ever go to Fort Monroe? Nice little historical spot...just one out of a million historical spots in VA...
Sure has some history to it. Robert E Lee lived there for a while when he was a young engineer. And Jefferson Davis was imprisoned there for a while after the war. It sure is nice to just stroll through...
Funny Fort Monroe story: Pre-911 my family attended the OP Sail 2000, tall ships as they paraded past the fort on their way to various harbors in Hampton Roads.
My Aunt and mom/dad had tickets at the review stand in front of the fort. Bro,kids and I had parking tickets for a beach 2+ miles up the island, couldn’t see a thing so we decided to leave.
On the way out we were going against the grain of all the incoming traffic and MP’s at each intersection kept waving us towards the fort. We couldn’t figure out why they were sending us to the VP section. When we got to the fort the only parking was in the motor pool lot, which was full of cars identical to ours, white, 2000 Dodge Intrepids.
We parked, walked through the fort and found the family and great seats for the ships passing 100 yards away.
Wow. lol. :)
Holy crapola!!! Looks like I’m getting 21.5 inches!! Spoke w/ my boss earlier. Monday is our early day (we start @ 6:30). He said he changed our message to state we’ll open @ 9 instead.
Yes, believe it or not, there are a few people who will travel in ANY weather for a root canal. Something we still can’t explain, lol.
He said he would come pick up the locals (as he usually does in big snow storms) but now I’ve got my V8 Ford Explorer, all wheel drive that drives wonderfully in this stuff . I still drive like an old lady in snowy weather, but I get there nice and safe.
We’ll talk again tomorrow morning @ 7:30 to see how bad it really gets. I just may get a snow day....woohoo!!
Its a good thing I have the Snow blower ready.After seeing that map it looks like I’ll be using it for a while.
It also looks like the commute to work in the AM will be hell.Because even in the Northeast we have people who don’t know how to drive in snow.
Too everyone here,Please Drive safely.
Can't wait until winter is over!
Amen! I get a$$holes riding my tail to get me to go faster. It's intimidating, but I refuse to go any faster. Some actually accelerate to get around me.
Best place for chicken neck crabbing is Rudee Inlet in VA Beach.
We’re only getting 1-3 inches. How many inches of snow do I need before using my new snowblower without looking like a fag?
Here’s hoping all FReepers and their family members get home safely from their Christmas visits!
Prayers up for all travelers to St. Anthony and St. Christopher.
GUESS WHAT?!!?!?! The planet’s got a fever! And the only prescription is more cowbell!
Warm globally, cool locally.
6 to 10 inches in Connecticut! Winter storm/blizzard warnings as well. Stay safe everyone in the affected areas.
WHDH-TV is predicting “thunder snow” for Massachusetts, with snow falling 2-4 inches an hour.
Heavy wet snow for Boston south along I-95. Fluffy snow north and west of Boston.
Yee haa, it’s snowing like hell and the Pats have the number one seed in the AFC. I’m making a batch of my yummy chili and life is good.
It nearly took me out to sea.
I remember a few years ago we were down at the beach and saw some one trying to reel in a ray. The line broke when the ray was about 10 from shore...never got to see quite how big it was...
W&M is always prettiest when the students are away ;)
Wow! That’s massive!
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