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2015-2016 Winter Storms USA
2015-2016 Winter Storms USA
Central US states weather
Nov 10, 2015 - Central U.S. bad weather with high winds and possibly tornadoes from San Antonio to Chicago to Cincinnati Ohio. Missouri, Illinois and northern Arkansas face the greatest severe weather threat. November storms aren't unusual; Illinois had 8 deaths in tornadoes in November 2013.
Iowa, Missouri, Illinois, Arkansas, Tennessee, Louisiana and Texas.
This system will first spread snow across parts of the West through Tuesday night, including Salt Lake City and Denver.
Blizzard conditions Denver to Cheyenne Wyoming
Snow and strong winds from eastern Colorado to southeastern Wyoming.
GOD isnt targeting vets, HE is targeting any queers disgracing their parade(s).
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Nov 12, 2015 - Tornadoes are rare in Iowa in November.
Tornadoes and thunderstorms blew across Iowa.
Reports of semi trucks being blown over in many regions of Iowa.
20 tornado warnings, spotters confirmed several funnel clouds.
I'd hardly consider this worth reporting as a winter storm.
Storm dumps snow on Rockies, tornado threat in Midwest
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A storm system that dropped a foot of snow in the Rockies was making travel hazardous as it headed east on Wednesday, menacing the Plains with heavy snow and threatening turbulent weather — even tornadoes — in parts of the Midwest.
The system was expected to affect more than 36.5 million people from Colorado through Ohio and from Texas north through Michigan. The National Weather Service issued tornado watches for most of the day in parts of Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri and Iowa.
The storm left Denver covered in 5 inches of snow on Wednesday, and Colorado highway patrol troopers reported several crashes north of the city on windy, icy Interstate 25 near the Wyoming border. Wyoming authorities also shut down large sections of roadways.
The Nebraska State Patrol reported several minor accidents involving vehicles sliding off icy or slushy roadways, but no injuries have been reported.
Alan Salyards said truckers coming through his Flying J Travel Plaza near Big Springs, a Nebraska town along the Colorado boarder, didn't seem especially concerned. He said plow trucks were working all morning to keep the roads passable.
"The drivers are just doing their normal thing," he said.
At Denver International Airport, spokesman Heath Montgomery said airlines canceled about 50 flights in anticipation of the bad weather — out of the airport's 1,500 daily flights — and ground crews kept up with the snowfall. No major delays were reported.
The back side of the fast-moving system will run into more cold air over Kansas and Nebraska, leaving behind up to 8 inches of snow in some spots, said Jared Guyer, a forecaster with the National Weather Service's Storm Prediction Center.
As the system spreads east, its southern portion will run into warmer, humid air and raise the potential for severe thunderstorms and even tornadoes, he said.
"It's definitely a chance of severe weather, a severe weather risk no doubt worth paying attention to," he said.
A winter storm warning or blizzard warning was in effect through Wednesday for parts of Utah, New Mexico, Wyoming, Colorado, Nebraska and Kansas. Sustained winds of 30 to 40 mph were expected, with gust up to 55 or even 60 mph.
The weather service cited the potential for white-out conditions and urged people to stay home.
At Pi Kappa Cino Coffee in Sterling, a town in far northeast Colorado, workers were checking their heaters and stocking up on coffee Tuesday to handle the first significant snowfall of the season.
"We always try to keep prepared for the winter, keeping extra water on hand and checking the heaters," owner Patricia Prescott said. "Business normally picks up because everyone wants our warm drinks."
Colorado, Kansas, and Nebraska snow
Nov 18, 2015 - Heavy snow and blizzard conditions engulf parts of Colorado and Kansas.
A storm dumped over a foot of snow on parts of Colorado and Kansas.
Storm, winds, tornadoes, Blizzard in Colorado
Nov 17, 2015 - SNOW in NM, Large wedge tornado in Texas panhandle Nov 16.
Severe thunderstorms produced tornadoes in Texas, Kansas and Nebraska.
The system will create hazardous winter weather in parts of Colorado, Nebraska and Kansas on Tuesday. Heavy snow and winds in eastern Colorado will bring blizzard.
Flooding across deep south and central states
not so bella Bella
Nov 21, 2015 - Winter Storm Bella to bring snow to the Midwest, including Chicago, Detroit, Milwaukee.
Bella will bring locally heavy snow in the Upper Midwest, Corn Belt, and Great Lakes. Parts of Sioux City, South Dakota already got a foot of snow.
Tornadoes it the South
Dec 24, 2015 - December storms killed 6 and injured dozens, multiple homes were destroyed. They moved through the Mississippi and Tennessee River Valleys producing multiple tornadoes and leaving a path of death, destruction, and injuries in its wake. PHOTOS
USA storms kill 14, leave trail of destruction
Dec 25, 2015 - A violent storm left 14 dead and destroyed homes in several US South and Midwest states on Christmas Eve. Mississippi was worst hit, with 7 dead, while six others were killed in Tennessee. 20 tornadoes were reported.
One large tornado in Mississippi tore a path for 100 miles up to Tennessee.
Presumably over the river and thru the woods. A state of emergency has been declared by the Mississippi governor.
Severe storms possible in Oklahoma, Arkansas, Texas and Louisiana over the weekend.
USA Winter Storm Goliath
Dec 28, 2015 - Dawn headlines read
US storms, tornadoes kill at least 43 on Christmas weekend
23 Dead After Texas Tornadoes and Midwest Flooding
3 tornadoes were reported in Arkansas on Sunday.
23 killed after tornadoes barreled through Texas and heavy rain inundated parts of the Midwest. Flash floods killed 13 people in Missouri and Illinois. Numerous roadways were closed in several states due to widespread flooding.
The National Weather Service issued severe weather warnings for large parts of the central United States, including a blizzard watch for parts of New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma and a flash flood watch stretching from Texas to Indiana.
Blizzard n ice as Goliath moves thru the southern plains, eastern New Mexico, the Texas panhandle and rolling plains, and Oklahoma. Goliath will bring snow and ice through the Midwest and into New England from Texas to parts of Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan.
Flooding in Missouri and Illinois
Goliath, the monster than puked on America
hmmm ... the sins of this nation make God sick
This storm really is a Goliath giant
Dec 31, 2015 - St. Louis interstate highways flooded, parts closed.
2 interstate highways shut down near St. Louis. A 24-mile stretch of Interstate 44 was closed and Interstate 55 closed in both directions. Meramec River flooded at 44 feet, 4 feet above the previous record set in December 1982. 9 levees had been topped by water, other levees considered at risk were holding.
Some Branson residents in Missouri had to evacuate.
Three-day rainfall totals of 9 to 11 inches were records in some areas.
Mississippi River expected to reach nearly 13 feet above flood stage. That would be the second-worst flood on record, behind only the devastating 1993 flood.
Details on link
Blizzard killed 35,000 cows
Jan 6, 2016 - After a mild and dry Christmas Day, a blizzard hit west Texas and eastern New Mexico. The wind blew for 48 hours, leaving snow drifts as high as 14 feet. Dairy farmers are tallying their losses. So far, 35,000 dairy cows have been found dead. Farmers are trying to decide how to dispose of the carcasses.
Winter Storm Ilias
Jan 20, 2016 - Winter Storm Ilias will spread snow and ice from the Midwest and Ohio Valley into portions of the South. Then Jonas is then expected to develop Thursday and become a significant snowstorm for the East Coast Friday and into the weekend. Snow from the mid-Mississippi Valley through the Ohio Valley, Tennessee Valley and southern Appalachians.
Historic snowstorm Jonas to whack Northeast
Jan 20, 2016 - Jonas to whack Kentucky, Cincinnati, West Virginia, Northern Virginia into D.C., then Philadelphia, New York State, Boston-Washington metropolis. A nor’easter over the Ohio Valley may dump one to three inches per hour.
Snow forced Obama to take motorcade back to the White House.
Jan 21, 2016 - Obama was due to fly to the White House in Marine One helicopter, but it was grounded as a storm dumped snow over Washington DC. His motorcade returned him to wh over icy roads, gridlock, and some slip and slide.
* As I post this there is a tornado warning in Florida
Messenger storm USA
Massive winter storm Jonas barrelling thru USA
Jan 22, 2016 dawn Friday - USA ice, severe weather and blizzard conditions
Damaging thunderstorms, snow, ice pound southern USA as East awaits blizzard.
Delays and cancelations are mounting ahead of a blizzard expected from Washington, DC to Philadelphia and New York City.
Snow, ice and severe weather impact the South.
Snow continues to fall in North Carolina Friday.
Snowy travel on Interstate 81 at Atkins, Virginia.
2.5 inches of snow have fallen in Little Rock, Arkansas, some Arkansas customers are without power.
Massive winter storm Jonas barrelling toward Washington DC is poised to drop near-record snowfalls on the US capital before walloping New York and other east coast cities.
Philadelphia Pennsylvania was expecting up to 42cm of snow, ice in Kentucky.
DC Transit suspended operations from late Friday through Sunday.
Airlines have cancelled Friday and Saturday flights.
Virginia gov declared a state of emergency on Thursday, to help channel state assistance to local communities. Other states were following suit in advance of the storm.
GOD is CLOTHED in GARMENT of STORMS, HE LIVES in the STORM
He made darkness his covering, his canopy around him, the dark rain clouds of the sky.
Out of the brightness of his presence clouds advanced, with hailstones and bolts of lightning.
1/21/16 Brandon Teague
Jonas - in Hebrew Yonah, Jonah meaning dove, or messenger from GOD.
Matthew means Gift from God.
Jonas is a message from GOD
REPENT! and RETURN TO THE LORD!!
Full Moon could make storm worse
Jan 22, 2016 - Blizzard Jonas is going to coincide with a full moon.
The Moon does influence the tides, a full moon means higher coastal tides. Pair that with hurricane-level wind speeds this weekend, and we could be in for some serious flooding.
High tide during a full moon is typically one to two feet higher than it is during other parts of the lunar cycle.
This storm called Snowzilla, ranks as the snowiest on record for Baltimore, second snowiest on record at Dulles, and is tied for fourth snowiest on record in D.C. Maybe GOD wants Baltimore to be - WHITE!
Alabama, Mississippi tornadoes
Feb 3, 2016 - Wedge tornado touched down in Alabama.
Storms spawned tornadoes in Alabama and Mississippi, damaging or destroying homes, a church, and a prison. Student housing was damaged at a college.
Punxsutawney Phil predicts early spring, he did not see his shadow.
30 foot waves toss cruise ship
Feb 9, 2016 - Winter Storm Mars tosses Anthem of the Seas cruise ship.
Anthem fought through 30-foot waves and 125 mph winds for several hours Sunday. The ship was tossed from side to side, scattering chairs and tables in dining rooms and lounges all across the liner. No major injuries.
Numerous gale, storm and hurricane-force wind warnings had been issued in advance by the National Weather Service. Anthem sailing from New Jersey to the Bahamas when it encountered the storm, and it veered off-course in an attempt to stay away from the center of storm.
Tornados in South, snow, sleet in East; record heat in West
CENTURY, Fla. (AP) -- A treacherous mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain turned morning commutes to icy misery Tuesday for many returning from a long holiday weekend in the Northeast, a day after suspected twisters tore through parts of the South.
At least three deaths were reported on slick roads, all in Virginia, and motorists battled hazardous road conditions over a wide area from the Mid-Atlantic states through Pennsylvania to northern New England.
In the West, California and Arizona braced for more record warm temperatures after basking in the high 80s and low 90s on Monday. Millions along the East Coast, meanwhile, were still shivering from a deep freeze.
In Washington, the federal government was opening three hours late after freezing rain coated the capital city in ice — atop the several inches of snow that fell Monday. The U.S. Office of Personnel Management, which sets leave for 300,000 federal workers, said employees also could opt for unscheduled leave or telework.
Messy snow, sleet and freezing rain made driving hazardous around the Northeast. Separate tractor-trailer crashes within miles of each other shut the Thruway in upstate New York near Albany for a while Tuesday morning. Authorities later reopened most lanes.
In northeastern Pennsylvania, a crash involving several cars and tractor-trailers is caused a pileup that closed Interstate 81 before dawn Tuesday. Only minor injuries were reported. Roads in the area were icy after recent snow turned to freezing rain.
Buffalo's public works department called in extra crews to remove fresh overnight snowfall. The National Weather Service said accumulations could range from 2 to 4 inches in the Hudson Valley to 18 inches between Rochester and Buffalo.
In the South, suspected tornados associated with the big storm system turned several homes to rubble Monday in the northwest corner of Florida's Panhandle and in Mississippi. Authorities say more than a dozen homes were destroyed in both states. There were no immediate reports of any deaths or serious injuries from the reported twisters.
One of three apparent twisters swept through Century, a rural town in the northwest Florida Panhandle, destroying or significantly damaging about 10 homes, Escambia County spokeswoman Joy Tsubooka said.
Donald Pugh was at home in Century when the funnel tore through his neighborhood of small wood-frame houses and mobile homes, downing trees. Pugh told The Associated Press that he and other neighbors used a chain saw to free a 94-year-old woman, stuck under a twisted metal door and other debris of her home.
"It took us quite a while," he said. "She was telling us where she was and that she was OK," Pugh added.
The woman was taken to a hospital as a precaution.
In Mississippi, windows were blown out of cars and two gymnasiums and a library were damaged Monday at a K-12 school in Wesson where children were in attendance when heavy thunderstorms and a possible tornado crossed at least 19 counties. No students were hurt.
In Virginia, State Police said they responded to at least three fatal crashes on icy roads, a fraction of nearly 100 crashes reported statewide. Two utility companies reported thousands of people without power early Tuesday.
Police say a Virginia trooper and two other people were on the median of Route 288 in Chesterfield County near Richmond when they were hit by a vehicle Monday evening, throwing one person into a nearby firefighter. Police said that person was pronounced dead and the trooper and the second person were taken to a hospital with serious injuries.
In Virginia's Fauquier County, police said, a 63-year-old man was killed Monday when his SUV hit a snow plow. In Loudoun County, a woman was killed Monday night when her car rear-ended a backhoe, according to police.
In several Northeastern cities — including New York, Boston and Hartford, Connecticut — temperatures had dipped Sunday below zero, falling to minus 40 on Mount Washington in New Hampshire. Many communities were expecting warmer temperatures to follow.
In the West, Arizona and California were baking in the heat: It was 89 on Monday in downtown Los Angeles, breaking 1977's record of 88. The National Weather Service forecast that Phoenix would hit highs of 89 Tuesday and 92 Wednesday, above the previous records of 84 and 88 degrees, respectively.
In Orange County, Santa Ana hit 94, well above the 89 recorded in 1977.
In Phoenix, Arizona, the fire department issued hot weather safety tips — such as not leaving children or pets unattended in vehicles, staying hydrated, and scheduling outdoor activities in the cooler morning and evening hours.
US tornadoes kill 3
Feb 24, 2016 - Several tornadoes struck Louisiana and Mississippi, killing 3 and injuring others as the storms destroyed homes and businesses and toppled a water tower. More severe weather was expected as the storm system moved east.
Weather officials were tracking a dozen reports of tornadoes.
About 31,000 customers were without power in Louisiana.
Eastern USA storms
Feb 25, 2016 - Powerful storms sweeping the East Coast. 4 dead in Virginia and knocking out power to thousands. A day earlier, the system spawned tornadoes along the Gulf Coast. In the Midwest, heavy snow and biting winds led to flight cancellations at Chicago airports and school closings in several states. Virginia, Gov. declared a state of emergency Wednesday evening.