|Friday||February 8||2013||Early Dismissal||10.0||>5.0||Sn||S@8a, E@4a Sat. Historic system brought record snows to New England. Up to 30 inches across eastern Long Island, Connecticut, and Eastern MA. Blizzard warnings, NYC-Coastal Maine. Northern stream Great Lakes Low brought snow to interior PA/NY-ME. Southern stream coastal low brought Snow to NJ-MA. Lows phased southeast of long island. Kingston impacts mainly from southern low prior to phasing, Northern low impacts as phasing toward the end before ending. MHV totals: 6-12 inches. 12" PK, 20" Washingtonville. At 6am, Kingston was between lows, with Nrthn low training eastward to the north of the MHV, ans srthern low just south of NYC. Periodic ss associated with northern low S@8a. steady snow from Srthern low S@~1130. WW! 6a Fri-12p Sat. Kingston snow emergency 8p Thur - Sat eve (no street parking). Almost all MHV schools closed Friday, except Kingston and 2 columbia/greene county schools. Kingston did a pretty good cleanup job, with main roads cleared by early afternoon. Schools would have been cancelled on Saturday. Blizzard of 2013|
DURING THE DAYTIME ON FRIDAY…LIGHT SNOW WILL DEVELOP ACROSS MUCH
OF THE REGION DUE TO WARM AIR ADVECTION WELL OUT AHEAD OF THE
STORM THAT BEGINS TO RAPIDLY DEEPEN OFF THE MID ATLANTIC COAST.
SNOWFALL WILL BECOME MORE STEADY AND HEAVIER IN INTENSITY BY
LATE FRIDAY AFTERNOON…AS SOME ATLANTIC MOISTURE GETS INVOLVED.
AS THE LOW BOMBS OUT OFF THE JERSEY SHORE FRIDAY EVENING…FRONTOGENESIS
WILL LEAD TO A PERIOD OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW ACROSS OUR
AREA…ESPECIALLY OUR NEW ENGLAND ZONES…WHERE MESOSCALE BANDING
WILL LIKELY TAKE PLACE. SNOW RATES ON FRIDAY EVENING WILL EXCEED
ONE INCH PER HOUR IN MANY AREAS…AND PARTS OF
BERKSHIRE/LITCHFIELD COUNTY MAY EVEN SEE SNOW RATES OF UP TO THREE
INCHES PER HOUR AT TIMES.
A satellite image of the nor'easter at February 9th morning around 7 a.m. EST (UTC-5).