SNOW gave many students a three-day weekend, as the Arctic front brought freezing temperatures and dangerous conditions to much of the United States.
With freezing conditions and dangerous gusts of wind in some parts of the country, the frigid weather started Friday afternoon and will continue through the weekend.
Weather channel The winter storm, which they named Jasper, is expected to sweep from the Southeast across parts of the Midwest and East Coast.
The Carolinas are expected to bear the brunt of the storm, with Charleston, South Carolina releasing its first winter storm watch since January 5, 2018.
The National Weather Service issued winter storm warnings this week for other large areas of the country, including New Jersey, Virginia and Texas.
Several states, including Virginia, South Carolina and North Carolina, have declared states of emergency ahead of the upcoming storm.
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Plane skids off runway in icy conditions in North Carolina
In North Carolina, a Delta Air Lines plane with 19 passengers on board skidded off the runway and rolled into the mud.
According to airport officials, the plane was flying at the snowy Raleigh-Durham International Airport on Friday night.
No injuries were reported on the flight from Washington, DC
The southern cities are covered with ice
The National Weather Service recorded reports of ice throughout the Carolinas Saturday morning after Jasper blew over areas.
South Carolinians comment on unusually heavy snowfall
Jasper has hundreds of flights
More than 500 flights have been canceled at airports in Charlotte, North Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina and Richmond, Virginia, according to airline FlightAware.
The tracker said that as of early Saturday morning, 317 flights had been canceled in, to, or out of the United States for the day.
Temperatures drop across the country
The National Weather Service released a graphic Saturday morning showing freezing temperatures across the country to start the weekend.
An ice-covered morning at Myrtle Beach
Video posted to social media on Saturday morning shows one user’s car completely covered in an iceberg after Jasper crossed the area.
Storms create dangerous road conditions
In the Charlotte, North Carolina area, snow fell in just a few hours Friday night, according to local outlets.
However, temperatures continued to drop throughout the night to below freezing, creating hazardous road conditions.
About an inch of snow fell at 10:30 p.m. Friday as Jasper continued to move east.
East Georgia Winter Weather Notice
Much of eastern Georgia is being warned for winter weather through 10 a.m. Saturday due to the storm.
Advice was issued to Gwinnett County, Hall, Banks, Jackson, Madison, Barrow, Clarke, Oconee, Rockdale, Walton, Newton, Morgan, Jasper and Putnam Counties, according to CBS 46.
The cold combination that hits the area Friday night through Saturday can create hazardous road conditions.
South Carolina State of Emergency
South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster has declare another State of Emergency in South Carolina due to an impending winter storm this weekend.
Current weather reports suggest the combination of snow and ice will begin in the state late Friday morning and last through Saturday morning.
The National Weather Service has also issued a winter storm warning for the entire Midlands of South Carolina before this weekend.
North Carolina State Emergency
North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper declared a second State of Emergency ahead of a second winter storm expected later this week.
Starting Thursday, a combination of snow, sleet, freezing rain and ice is expected to cause major impacts in central and eastern North Carolina.
Governor Cooper said in Press Release.
“North Carolinians should prepare today for this storm and make sure they have any emergency medicine, food and equipment they may need over the next few days.”
Jasper the cat reacts to the storm
On Twitter, a cat rescue in Rappahannock County, VA posted a photo of a cat named Jasper – unrelated to the storm.
“Jasper heard his name on the Weather Channel. We guarantee it has nothing to do with him,” the shelter posted.
The Weather Channel says ‘stay off the roads’
In the Carolinas, snow fell on the roads making many streets impassable.
Snowfall also threatened power outages in the area.
Snow accompanied by ‘small hail’
The Weather Channel shared a video of reporter Charles Peek on the ground in FarmVille, North Carolina.
Snow fell continuously in town on Friday night.
Total snowfall of the Southeast region
These are the towns and cities in Southewast that have received the most snowfall by far, according to the Weather Channel.
Brevard, NC comes in first with 10 inches.
Scarly, NC gets 8 inches.
Boiling Springs and Mountain Rest, both in South Carolina, grew 6 inches.
And Clarkesville, GA get 5.6 inches.
50 million according to weather warnings
In a tweet, The Weather Channel announced that more than 50 million people are under a winter and icy weather warning.
Winter storm Jasper is bringing warnings, watches and advice to much of the Southeast this weekend.
Charleston’s first watch in years
The last time the city of South Carolina issued a winter storm watch was on January 5, 2018.
Based on AccuWeatherthe storm will track several hundred miles further south and east than the previous storm, Izzy.
How to choose a storm name
The Weather Channel chooses names for the snowstorms and explains the process website.
“Names will be used in alphabetical order to identify winter storms that meet objective naming criteria based on the agency’s winter storm warnings, blizzard warnings, and ice storm warnings. National Weather Service,” the agency noted.
Winter storm name
These are naming Selected Weather Channel for winter storms in the 2021-2022 season:
- Female Star
Who named the blizzards?
The Weather channel names of blizzards.
The newspaper notes that the 2021-22 season is the 10th season The Weather Channel will name the winter storms.
The storm named Jasper
The Weather Channel has named its latest winter storm Jasper.
The last storm that took place over the weekend was named Izzy.
Map with time
The Weather Channel has provided a dynamic map, showing the time predictions of the expected winter weather.
It shows the expected path of the storm from 1 p.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Saturday.
More than 17 million alerts
The Weather Channel reports that more than 17 million people are being informed about winter weather.
More than 2 million people are under winter storm warnings. In parts of South Carolina, an ice storm warning has been issued.
Ice Threat to Saturday
The Weather Channel reports that ice accumulation in parts of the state of Carolina will remain a threat to visitors through Saturday.
The platform advises people in the area to take precautions when going out or to avoid traveling together.
Is it snowing in New York today?
Areas of New York City and Long Island have been placed on a Winter Storm Warning and a Winter Weather Advisory.
The worst is over for residents of NYC and Long Island, who have seen anywhere from 1 to 3 inches.
Snow team 4 reported that 3 to 5 inches is expected in parts north and west of the city on Thursday instead of the 1 to 3 inch estimate statewide.
Toronto boy ‘exhausted’ goes viral
Carter Trozzolo said he was exhausted from emotions around his neighborhood.
The kid admits, “I really wish I was going to school right now.”
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