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The upcoming winter storm will bring dangerous ice and snow from the Dakotas to the Northeast this weekend – see how you’ll be affected

A WINTER storm is set to bring dangerous ice, snow and winds from the Dakotas to the Northeast this weekend – here’s how you’ll be affected.

The major storm will move across the Midwest, South and East of the nation over the weekend, leading up to the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. in Monday.

A woman is seen walking through the snow in Prospect Park, Brooklyn on January 7, 2022

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A woman is seen walking through the snow in Prospect Park, Brooklyn on January 7, 2022Credit: Getty Images – Getty
Upcoming winter storm named'Hurricane Izzy'

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Upcoming winter storm named ‘Hurricane Izzy’Credit: Alamy

Follow Weather channel, the winter storm – which the news agency nicknamed “Hurricane Izzy” – will move from North Dakota down north to Georgia and then up into Maine.

The report explains that the cold front is spreading and the “active jet stream plunges south through two-thirds” of the US, which will move from the Northern Plains to New England over the next four days.

Hurricane Izzy is set to follow a U-shaped curve, and the National Weather Service has issued multiple winter storm warnings, advisories and watches over parts of the Midwest and South.

The storm could cause a bomb tornado or a major hurricane to make landfall in New York City on Sunday night.

Dave Dombek, a senior meteorologist at Accuweather, told The New York Post: “A lot of things could change over the next few days, but given what we’re seeing right now, that’s our mindset. we – that there will certainly be enough snow at least for a long enough time that it will mess up travel.

“It’s going to be serious enough to mess up roads and commute and it could be a real mess for a while.”

According to Dombek, New York City has a 20% chance of snowfall more than 6 inches thick.

“The colder it gets at the start of the storm and the longer we can stay cold, the more snow we’ll get,” the meteorologist told The Post.

He added: “If we’re in a ‘mostly snowy’ area, then we’re looking at a much heavier amount. At this point it doesn’t seem likely, but it’s still in place. in the card.”

The Weather Channel warned that on Friday: “Snow will continue to spread southeast through the day from the Northern Plains to parts of Minnesota, Iowa and eastern Nebraska. Snow could be heavy in some of those areas. .

“Friday night, snow will eventually ease in North Dakota, South Dakota and much of Minnesota, but will continue – densely in spots – across eastern Nebraska, Iowa, northern Missouri, northeastern Kansas and western Illinois.

“Rain converted to snow could spread to southern Missouri, southeastern Kansas and northeastern Oklahoma.”

On Saturday, snow is expected to move south through areas of southern Missouri, southern Illinois, western Kentucky, eastern Kansas, eastern Oklahoma and northern Arkansas.

According to reports, areas south of the Appalachians could receive a lot of snow.

As Saturday night approaches, “a combination of snow, sleet and freezing rain is expected to develop from parts of northern Georgia into northern South Carolina, North Carolina and southwestern Virginia.”

The storm will then move from Arkansas to southern Missouri and into Kentucky and certain areas of Tennessee, where hail and freezing rain are possible.

The Weather Channel noted that from Sunday on, “uncertainty in forecast details remains substantial, dependent on accurate monitoring of low pressure and the extent of cold air.”

And on Monday, areas of West Virginia, western and central Pennsylvania and New York state to New England could see “heavy wind-driven snowfall.”

As the storm approached, winter storm warnings were issued for parts of South Carolina, North Carolina, and far northeast Georgia. Accuweather report.

Accuweather forecasters have warned that freezing rain will pose the biggest threat to the Southeast.

AccuWeather senior meteorologist Alex Sosnowski warned: “If 0.50 inches to 1 inch of freezing rain accumulates on trees and power lines in part of this area, damage could occur. major infrastructure damage and power outages for a week or more in some cases.”

The storm is expected to hit the Philadelphia area in the early hours of Sunday evening, with the heaviest snowfall in the early hours of Monday, Questioner report.

Meanwhile, record low temperatures are sweeping the Northeast and upper Midwest.

Earlier this week, the National Weather Service warned of a “dangerous cold wind” that could cause frostbite within 10 minutes.

When temperatures are below freezing and cold winds are dropping to 35 degrees below zero during Arctic Blast travel is very dangerous.

Hail, hail, and black ice are possible when this weather occurs.

When this winter outburst occurs, it is often followed by record cold spells and snowfall.

Before a Explosion in the Arctic, here are a few things to do to prepare:

  • Schedule an oven inspection to make sure your heating system is up and running
  • Repair drafty areas in your home
  • Close your curtains
  • Prepare for a power outage
  • Make sure your pets have food, medicine, and anything else they might need
'Hurricane Izzy' will move from North Dakota to northern Georgia and then up to Maine

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‘Hurricane Izzy’ will move from North Dakota to northern Georgia and then up to MaineCredits: The Weather Channel
People are seen in Central Park on January 7, 2022

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People are seen in Central Park on January 7, 2022Credit: AFP
Accuweather forecasters have warned that freezing rain will be the biggest threat to the Southeast

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Accuweather forecasters have warned that freezing rain will be the biggest threat to the SoutheastCredits: The Weather Channel

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