15 inches of Snow closes Transcontinental Highway from Wyoming to Big Spring

Important Takeaways:

  • 15 inches of snow makes Nebraska look like ‘middle of winter’ in early May
  • Heavy snowfall six weeks into spring.
  • Portions of interstates were shut down and numerous traffic accidents were reported amid a blast of winter weather on the second day of May in the Nebraska Panhandle.
  • Despite the strong early-May sun, cold air with heavy snowfall rates were enough to blanket Interstate 80, causing the important transcontinental highway to be closed for several hours from Wyoming to Big Springs

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Two Winter Storms to Hit Millions

1 Timothy 5:8 “But if anyone does not provide for his relatives, and especially for members of his household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.

Important Takeaways:

  • One-two punch of storms to bring rounds of rain, snow and storms to millions
  • A blast of arctic cold in the West and into the Northern Plains was also expected to be the longest-duration cold outbreak of the winter season so far.
  • Snow will be heaviest across parts of Minnesota as well northern Wisconsin and northern Michigan. Additional snowfall of up to 6 inches will be possible, bringing storm totals of 1 to 2 feet in some areas. The snow, combined with wind gusts up to 30 mph, will lead to dangerous travel conditions.

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Here come storms Nancy and Oaklee bringing snow, ice and gusty wind

Important Takeaways:

  • A tale of two storms: Millions of Americans across the Northeast are warned to brace for a polar plunge as Storm Nancy blows in sending temperatures plummeting by up to 30 degrees before Storm Oaklee is due to batter the area days later
  • Storm Nancy will send temperatures plummeting by up to 30 degrees in the Midwest and Northeast could bring over a foot of snow in some places
  • Oaklee is expected to make landfall in California on Tuesday but will gather strength as it sweeps eastwards
  • The storms represent yet more misery for millions who were battered by brutal weather late last week
  • Alabama Power customers were without electricity on Thursday and Friday in the state amid tornadoes, while further north, 13,000 were without power in Tennessee; 14,000 in Kentucky; 16,000 in darkness in Ohio and 18,000 in Pennsylvania.
  • Meanwhile, 40mph gusts in Illinois whipped up blizzards which caused a pile-up of more than 100 cars and trucks on Interstate 39

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Landon to bring snow and ice to central and eastern U.S.

Luke 21:25,26 “There will be signs in sun and moon and stars, and on the earth dismay among nations, in perplexity at the roaring of the sea and the waves, men fainting from fear and the expectation of the things which are coming upon the world; for the powers of the heavens will be shaken.

Important Takeaways:

  • Winter Storm Landon a Major Snow, Ice Threat to Intensify by Groundhog Day in Central, Eastern U.S.
  • Snow, sleet and freezing rain will spread from the Rockies to the Plains, Midwest and Northeast.
  • Icing could be heavy enough to knock out power and cause tree damage in some areas.
  • To compound all this, the fresh cold air sweeping in during and behind the storm could leave roads treacherous well after the storm is over, given forecast lows into at least the teens into parts of north Texas and the single digits or colder in the central Plains and Midwest.

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Winter storm buries Northeast and knocks out power

Luke 21:25,26 “There will be signs in sun and moon and stars, and on the earth dismay among nations, in perplexity at the roaring of the sea and the waves, men fainting from fear and the expectation of the things which are coming upon the world; for the powers of the heavens will be shaken.

Important Takeaways:

  • Nantucket UNDERWATER as winter storm Kenan barrels through New England: More than 30 inches of snow could fall in parts of Massachusetts
  • Winds gusted as high as 70mph on Nantucket and over 60mph elsewhere in eastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island
  • More than 4,500 flights were cancelled across the US, while Amtrak cancelled all of its high-speed Acela trains between Boston and Washington
  • More than 89,000 customers remained in the dark in Massachusetts
  • Much warmer ocean waters ‘are certainly playing a role in the strengthening of the storm system and increased moisture available for the storm,’ said University of Oklahoma meteorology professor Jason Furtado

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Winter weather alert for 80 million

Luke 21:25,26 “There will be signs in sun and moon and stars, and on the earth dismay among nations, in perplexity at the roaring of the sea and the waves, men fainting from fear and the expectation of the things which are coming upon the world; for the powers of the heavens will be shaken.

Important Takeaways:

  • More than 80 million under winter weather alerts across the East Coast with snow and heavy winds on the way
  • Sunday, roughly 3,000 flights were canceled.
  • Air travel is still snarled by the wintry conditions, with more than 1,200 US flights canceled as of Monday
  • There are currently 217,089 customers without power in 11 states, according to PowerOutage.US.
  • Eight to 12 inches of snow could fall Monday in Pittsburgh and Buffalo, New York, CNN meteorologist Michael Guy said
  • Buffalo could see wind gusts up to 45 mph, while New York City may get 55-mph gusts, and some parts of Maine could get gusts up to 65 mph.
  • Virginia State Police responded to nearly 1,000 traffic crashes and disabled vehicles
  • One twister was an EF2 tornado with maximum winds of 118 mph. It may have completely destroyed 30 mobile homes of the 108 mobile homes damaged near Fort Myers
  • An EF1 tornado with winds of 110 mph left behind a path of destruction, according to the weather service.

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Winter Storm slams East Coast knocking out power

Luke 21:25,26 “There will be signs in sun and moon and stars, and on the earth dismay among nations, in perplexity at the roaring of the sea and the waves, men fainting from fear and the expectation of the things which are coming upon the world; for the powers of the heavens will be shaken.

Important Takeaways:

  • Powerful storm slams East Coast with snow, winds and freezing rain
  • A powerful winter storm that slammed the Southeast over the weekend was moving north Monday, causing widespread power outages and covering roads in a mix of snow and ice.
  • More than 125,000 customers were in the dark in Georgia, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and West Virginia, according to the website PowerOutages.us.
  • As the system moves north, Pittsburgh could see more than a foot of snow and some parts of New York could see 2 to 3 inches of snow falling every hour.

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The biggest winter storm so far this year is set to slam the eastern U.S.

Luke 21:25, 26 “There will be signs in sun and moon and stars, and on the earth dismay among nations, in perplexity at the roaring of the sea and the waves, men fainting from fear and the expectation of the things which are coming upon the world; for the powers of the heavens will be shaken.

Important Takeaways:

  • Storm to unleash dangerous snow, ice from Atlanta to Raleigh
  • A winter storm will plunge from the Midwest into the Southeast over the holiday weekend, threatening to create dangerous to impossible travel conditions and the potential for lengthy power outages.
  • A weather event that could evolve into an all-out ice storm for cities along the Interstate 85 corrido
  • The ice could also contribute to power outages and significant tree damage, Porter added.

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National Weather Service issuing advisories for Winter Storm Izzy

Luke 21:25,26 “There will be signs in sun and moon and stars, and on the earth dismay among nations, in perplexity at the roaring of the sea and the waves, men fainting from fear and the expectation of the things which are coming upon the world; for the powers of the heavens will be shaken.

Important Takeaways:

  • Winter Storm Izzy to Spread Snow, Ice from Midwest into South and East into MLK Weekend
  • An expansive storm will spread a wintry mess across several regions.
  • Named Winter Storm Izzy by The Weather Channel, this sprawling storm is likely to produce major travel headaches from North Dakota down to northern Georgia and up to Maine.
  • Winter storm warnings, winter storm watches and winter weather advisories have been issued by the National Weather Service for parts of the Midwest.

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Thousands without power

Power lines are seen near the Trypillian thermal power plant in Kiev region, Ukraine November 23, 2017. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Luke 21:25,26 “There will be signs in sun and moon and stars, and on the earth dismay among nations, in perplexity at the roaring of the sea and the waves, men fainting from fear and the expectation of the things which are coming upon the world; for the powers of the heavens will be shaken.

Important Takeaways:

  • Winter storm: Tens of thousands of Virginia residents without power as more snow looms
  • According to Dominion Energy, the largest electric utility company in the state, around 80,000 residents across the state still didn’t have power
  • The National Weather Service is projecting even more snow in many of the already hard-hit areas.
  • “In some localities, the damage is so severe that some areas are not even accessible by foot, in those cases we are using drones to assess”

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