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Northeast Deals with Bitter Cold While Awaiting Next Winter Storm

by Jamie Robinson        January 24, 2011  |  4:24 pm  |  Category: Latest News

The northeast is again preparing for a winter storm, that by some accounts, could rival the storm that hit around Christmas.  In addition, temperatures in the northeast are plummeting to near record lows.  On top of everything, wind chills are dangerously low.  The map below shows the current wind chill advisories and warnings currently in place over the northeast.

Be sure when venturing outside in these conditions to use appropriate precautions as frost bite can occur very quickly.  Some precautions to take:

Be sure to wear hats and gloves
Dress in multiple layers
Limit your exposure

 

The map above was generated using the Warnings and Advisories layer within Weather Defender.

Heavy Snow Affecting I-70 Corridor in Missouri

by Jamie Robinson        January 20, 2011  |  8:27 am  |  Category: Latest News

Winter storm warnings are in place across the entire I-70 corridor

 

A major winter storm is beginning to create travel problems across a majority of Missouri this evening and through the overnight hours.  Many areas of the state are expecting 6" - 8" of new snow.  The I-70 corridor is already experiencing snow rates of 1 inch per hour. 

For those travelers in Missouri, be sure to check road conditions on the MoDot webiste at:  http://www.modot.mo.gov/tim/

Use the "Winter Weather" map in Weather Defender to keep an eye on winter-time advisories, watches and warnings along with where the snow is on the Winterized Radar layer.

 

 

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