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13 January 2018, 11:37 | Christie Tate

'Bomb cyclone' hits US East Coast energy, power supply

More than a dozen dead as powerful blizzard batters US east coast

"The potential exists for unsafe travel, scattered power outages, tidal flooding, and very cold wind chills", the Weather Service said on its website. In coastal areas, that means an increased chance of flooding as sea levels rise as much as 30 inches and threaten roads and basements, the National Weather Service says.

As of Wednesday evening there were still more than 12,400 Georgia Power customers, more than 10,200 Florida Power & Light customers and more than 2,700 South Carolina Electric & Gas customers affected, the utilities reported.

A number of top mainstream US Jewish groups have criticized President Donald Trump following his reported questioning on Thursday of.

Forecast wind chills Friday morning from GFS model.

"It can be very unsafe", Pydynowski said.

Wind-chill warnings, watches, and advisories are in effect through most of the midwest, south, and northeast. "It becomes a question of common sense for New Yorkers".

If you live on the East Coast, temperatures could get cold enough to worry about frostbite.

A city worker uses a snow blower to clear a sidewalk in Brooklyn on the first workday following a blizzard that set a new single-day record for snowfall in both NY and Washington, D.C., on January 25, 2016.

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More than 3,000 USA flights have been canceled, according to FlightAware. Capital Weather Gang contributor Jordan Tessler posted two nice maps which shows storm tracks from Washington's biggest snowstorms (on the left) vs. the predicted track for Thursday's storm - which is well to the east (on the right).

But during years when the jet stream is weak, it grows wavier, edging up north or dipping down south and allowing cold Arctic weather to creep into North America.

"With continued frigid temperatures expected to last for several more days, road conditions will remain treacherous beyond the expected end of the snowfall today", he added. Single digits will continue that day in Boston.

Commuters riding the railways serving NY and Boston's suburbs endured extensive delays as crews worked to fix frozen equipment and clear snow-covered tracks. If you're out of the storm's path, or just have no desire to wander outside into the frozen tundra, just check out these photos of the Bomb Cyclone instead in the gallery above! Firefighters used an inflatable raft to rescue one motorist from a partially submerged vehicle, authorities said. On Boston's Atlantic Avenue and other areas of the city, severe flooding forced emergency response teams to rescue motorists with boats.

In Connecticut, Gov. Dannel Malloy said more than 100 warming centers were open in 34 towns.

About 3,000 airline flights within, into or out of the United States were cancelled ahead of the storm's arrival on Thursday.

The snow, joined with "particularly solid winds", implies groups will work in close whiteout conditions, New York City Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia said.



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