East Coast Snowstorm

Northeast sector loop Here’s a look at current East Coast Radar. This will update automatically. Here’s East Coast weather observations.  Up top a list of the top 5 snowstorms ever at Central Park.  Note that the top 5 are spread out over 4 different months.  Here’s some webcams to check out, the Eastern Regional Weather Center Hazards Map, a Short Range Discussion on the Storm and the Storm Prediction Center’s meso-discussions on the storm.    Finally, forecast discussions from the National Weather Service in Philadelphia, New York and Boston.

  This graphic from WeatherBell is the HRRR model snowfall forecast.  Here’s a time-lapse forecast of the storm.

  Here’s some snowfall totals from N. New England.  Lots of schools there closed for Weds.

Albany NY measured 14.9″ of new snow at 5:55PM, the 3/14/17 winter storm ranks in Albany’s top ten highest March snow storms on record!  At 6 pm, the wind in Boston was 46 mph (Logan Arpt.) with a peak gust of 56 mph.  6,000 flights were cancelled today and already another 900 are cancelled for tomorrow.  Here’s some New England snow reports.  Check out the snow in Clinton NY.  From Albany NWS:  “We received a report of 11 inches of snow in only 2 hours in Ohio, NY!!!”  A wind gust of 138 mph was observed on the top of Mount Washington, NH earlier today.  Thundersnow in the Newark/NYC area.  Up to 30″ of new snow in PA!  Vernon, NJ: 19″ North Grandby, CT: 18″ Hubbardston, MA: 16″ Burrillville, RI: 12″ Wellfleet, MA 79 mph gust at 305PM. That is hurricane force.  Reed Timmer video from the snowstorm.  2nd biggest March snowstorm ever at Hartford CT.  The clock sure gets buried fast24-hr snowfall record at Binghamton NY (28.8″ at 8 pm still snowing). Now 125.2″ this winter #3 all time (131.3 in 93-94 & 131.2 in 95-96).   Arctic air Wednesday won’t modify much over snow/ice covered landscape. High of 31°F forecast at Wash DC would set record low max (32° 1932).  Beautiful California wildflowers after the winter rains.

Central Park after the snowTime-lapse of the East Coast snowstorm.


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