Summerlin, a western Las Vegas suburb, measured 6 to 9 inches, while the southeastern suburb of Henderson measured 2 inches of snow. The TornadoGenius Meteorological Center designated Potential Winter Storm Seven on December 29, when numerous warnings were set out for the Northern Plains and Rockies. The National Weather Service's Oxnard, California, office also said snow was reported in some beach locations, including Malibu Pier and Leo Carrillo Beach, but melted on contact with the ground. Wesley continued to bring light snow in the Upper Midwest until the early morning hours of April 13, when Wesley moved into Canada. In addition to ice and snow, several states were dealing with coastal flooding on Sunday. Farther east, Raleigh-Durham International Airport received 7 inches of snow from Diego, its highest December snowfall total in at least 60 years. A few tenths of an inch of slushy snow were measured at both Dulles and Reagan National Airports early Thursday, the first measurable snow of the season in the D.C. metro area. High winds were also widespread in areas that didn't pick up any snow. Denver and Colorado Springs, Colorado; Cheyenne and Torrington, Wyoming; Alliance, Valentine and Sidney, Nebraska; and Pierre, South Dakota, all reached blizzard criteria (frequent gusts to 35 mph and visibility less than a quarter-mile for at least three hours) on March 13. More than 30,000 customers were without electricity as of 3 p.m., PowerOutage.us reported. The season featured 24 named storms, making it the second consecutive above average season. Northern Arizona got pounded by several feet of snow, smashing an all-time record calendar-day snow in Flagstaff, and dumping 10 to 18 inches of snow in Kingman. Blizzard conditions were reported in several Plains states. Quiana finished up in the Great Lakes and Northeast, producing widespread wind gusts over 60 mph, leaving hundreds of thousands in the dark as trees and power lines were blown down. Storms forecast to trigger NWS warnings over a much larger population and/or area, such as January 2018's Winter Storm Grayson in the South and Northeast, are typically named well ahead of time. Atlantic Pronunciation Guide (PDF) Since 1953, Atlantic tropical storms had been named from lists originatedby the National Hurricane Center. This would cause a very active storm season similar to the 2013-14 season, and the 2004-05 season. We recognize our responsibility to use data and technology for good. The same day, the Lucarius Meteorological Agency (LMA) released a prediction that called for 20-24 named storms for the winter season. Parts of the panhandle picked up a foot or more of snow. Snow drifts up to 6 feet high were reported in southeastern Minnesota and parts of Iowa. On Feb. 24, Niagara Falls, New York, gusted to 74 mph, while Buffalo and Lima, Ohio, gusted to 69 mph and Cleveland reported a gust of 67 mph. The state's highway patrol warned drivers about several hazardous roadways. The ban was lifted at 7 a.m. Sunday for several roadways. Bans remain on I-80 west of I-81, I-81 north of I-80, I-84, I-86, I-90, I-99, I-180 and I-380, PennDOT said. The 2012-13 list for winter storms was the first of its kind to be developed by The Weather Channel. The names will be used in alphabetical order to identify winter storms that meet objective naming criteria based on National Weather Service winter storm warnings, blizzard warnings and ice storm warnings. Winter Storm Wesley was named on April 8 with the expectation that both population and areal criteria would be met across the Plains and Midwest. Yucca Valley, west of Twentynine Palms, picked up 9 to 12 inches of snow, and 7 inches of snow was reported east of Barstow. Monday morning, more than 23,000 customers in Pennsylvania and 11,000 in Conneticut were still without electricity, according to PowerOutage.us. A portion of Interstate 90 was closed by the snow and wind in southern Minnesota. Fitts also documented ground blizzard conditions just before noon local time Thursday in the western Nebraska town. Tim Walz said "the National Guard stands ready" to rescue any stranded motorists. Arkansas State Police reported 26-year-old Quinten Young of Little Rock was killed after hitting a patch of ice and crossing into opposing traffic. Light snow was reported in parts of Oklahoma and Texas, including the Dallas area, early Saturday. Winter Storm Gia dumped heavy snow across portions of the Rockies, Plains, Midwest and mid-Atlantic from Jan. 10 to 13, causing widespread travel impacts in parts of those regions. Locations on the far northeastern side of the Phoenix metro area north of Scottsdale picked up 8 to 12 inches of snow. Two people were killed in the Jacksonville area when their car veered off U.S. 67/167 before colliding with a tree. Delays continued Thursday evening. If there are more than 21 named storms in a given year, the Greek alphabet is used for subsequent storms. Therefore, as what the NHC does with hurricanes, potential winter storms will be tracked. The list of 2018-19 winter storm names has been revealed. In anticipation of the storm, airlines including American, Southwest, United and Frontier are waiving change fees for cities impacted by the storm. Power lines were taken down by strong winds near Amarillo, Texas, late Wednesday afternoon. Use escape to clear. The list of winter storm names for the 2018-2019 season. That will give us 10 names to start with and we are alternating gender. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. The scheduled launch of an unmanned cargo rocket to the International Space Station had to be postponed one day because of weather, according to NASA. Oswego, New York, reported an 80-mph wind gust on the morning of Feb. 25, leading to extremely high waves on Lake Ontario. Armonk, New York, was one location that saw some of the heaviest snow, with a storm total of 11 inches. A 15-vehicle pileup on Interstate 55 near Thayer, Missouri, which temporarily closed a section of the interstate in the southeastern side of the state. Every major storm will be named according to the list, ordered alphabetically. Snow and sleet also was causing power outages in the state. Overnight on November 14, an Ice Storm Warning was issued for Central Indiana, which was the only region to be under one during the storm. Just under one-quarter inch of ice in trees and elevated surfaces was noted in Louisville, Kentucky, the city's first November freezing rain or freezing drizzle in almost 29 years. Thundersnow has been reported Thursday morning from central Nebraska to northeast Wisconsin. Strong winds behind Quiana produced wind gusts of 70 to 80 mph near the shores of lakes Erie and Ontario in western and central New York Feb. 24-25, with 40- to 65-plus-mph gusts reported over a rather large swath of the Midwest, Great Lakes, Appalachians and Northeast. About 50,000 people remained without without power across South Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan and Iowa as of 7 p.m. EDT Thursday, according to poweroutages.us, down from 89,000 earlier in the day. In Moore, Oklahoma, high winds caused a portion of Telephone road at SW 17th to close due to the risk of a gas station awning falling across the road. The Weather Channel released the winter storm names for the 2018-2019 season Tuesday. Interstate 90 remained closed from Rapid City to Sioux Falls remained closed Thursday, and I-29 was shut down from Sioux Falls to the North Dakota border. Enough moisture and heat was available at lower elevations that a funnel cloud was spotted at a spring training event in Peoria, Arizona, near Phoenix, during the afternoon of Feb. 22. Paul International. Snow fell apart gradually during the day and winds decreased somewhat in the Midwest. At least a foot of snow fell Friday into Saturday in southeastern South Dakota, southern Minnesota and eastern Wisconsin, including a report of 15 inches near Heron Lake, Minnesota. Ice accumulations of one quarter to one third of an inch were reported in the Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio metro areas and in parts of northern and central Kentucky before temperatures warmed a bit above freezing Thursday morning. Several mountain locations picked up multiple feet of snow. Seaside houses in Scituate were boarded up as waves crashed over the seawall, WHDH reported. Coastal flooding was pushing water into streets in Duxbury, Massachusetts. The Minnesota Department of Transportation said Saturday at least five snowplows had been hit by passing vehicles in the past 24 hours. TGMC yet again revised their prediction, expecting an El Nino winter. Rain stretched eastward through South Dakota, Iowa and Illinois. The Category 4 Major Hurricane is estimated by insurance … Parts of the Washington D.C. metro area saw over 10 inches of snow. On Friday, numerous slideoffs were reported in eastern Nebraska and northwestern Missouri where light freezing rain is making roads and sidewalks slick. Quiana spread into the Plains and Midwest Feb. 23. Harper dissipated on January 20. A pileup involving dozens of vehicles shut down all southbound lanes of Interstate 41 south of Appleton, Wisconsin, on the afternoon of Feb. 24. The 2019-20 United States winter storm season was the least active season since accurate records began in 2012, with only 19 named storms. The first is to create a heightened sense of awareness around the storm. UK storm names 2018: Storms are named to raise public awareness when severe weather is expected UK weather: Raging winds and snow showers buffet Britain Thu, January 18, 2018 Ulmer dissipated on March 14, after causing major damage and two fatalities. A top snowfall total of 9.5" was reported near Tunnelton, Indiana, with drifts up to 2 feet. Winter storms are named at The Weather Channel for those systems meeting strict NWS criteria. At least two tractor-trailers were blown over. The 2017-18 season saw ten storms named, from Aileen in September to Hector earlier this summer. The three previous seasons each had 22 named storms. In March, Winter Storm Ulmer dumped heavy snow on Pine Ridge, which lead to severe flooding. Storm names for 2018-19 announced Met Éireann and the UK Met Office today reveal the list of storm names for the coming season. Winter Storm Quiana dropped into the Southwest Feb. 20-21, becoming a potent area of low pressure over Southern California and southern Nevada by late Feb. 21. Wesley also impacted efforts to prepare for more normal springtime weather — several states in the storm's path cancelled tornado drills that were planned for Thursday as part of National Severe Weather Week. No injuries were reported in that crash. Dulles International Airport picked up 10.6 inches of snow while Reagan National Airport measured 10.3 inches. Trees were downed due to ice in Greensburg, Indiana, near Colesburg, Kentucky, New Castle, Kentucky, and trees and powerlines were sagging due to ice accumulations in the high country of northwest North Carolina. 2018–19 named storms table (dates of impact) Ali (UK/IE), Dorcas (Free University of Berlin) 19 September 2018. The flooding also damaged or destroyed hundreds of miles of roads and dozens of buildings, disrupted water supplies to thousands and prompted the governor to send in the National Guard, the Associated Press reported. Tom Wolf said. Fabienne (FUB) 23 September 2018. Lake-effect snowstorms are not named, and any warnings covering lake-effect snow are not counted for consideration for naming a winter storm. Video from the Minnesota State Patrol showed a trooper struggling against strong winds as he directed traffic around a jack-knifed truck in Jackson County. A second area of snow is blanketing parts of the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, where cold air remains deep enough, early Thursday. According to winter weather expert Tom Niziol of The Weather Channel, there were 24 named winter storms in the 2017-18 season. Six Keystone trains will not operate between New York and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. "It seemed like it would be OK, but then once we were slowing down to turn, you could feel them trying to get the brakes going and it was just too slick. From 5 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, the State Patrol said, there were 150 crashes, 10 of those with injuries; 286 vehicle that spun out or ran off the road; and 31 jackknifed tractor-trailers. No injuries were reported after a vehicle collided with a snowplow Friday on a South Dakota road. "Now we have 1 less (snowplow) to clear the road. Witnesses told state investigators the driver of the bus has lost control after driving over an icy overpass, before rolling onto its side, said Mississippi Highway Patrol spokesman Capt. Gia dissipated on January 13. It was only its 12th day in which at least a foot of snow fell in records dating to 1935. Winder was reportedly thrown from the vehicle, which then landed on top of him. While Denver's wind gust to 80 mph sounds impressive, one Colorado city recorded even higher winds. Among the names on this year's list include Heulwen, Klaas and Saidhbhin. Naming progresses through the year with names assigned in alphabetical order. The trooper and the driver of the other vehicle were both taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Accumulating snow has been observed early Wednesday in the Monroe, Louisiana, metro area, smashing a long-standing record, there. Snow began in Denver on the morning of Jan. 11, and while the airport reported about an inch of snowfall, much of the Denver metro area saw 2 to 5 inches. SevereStudios storm chaser Dan Fitts estimated drifts were 8- to 10-feet high in Melbeta, Nebraska, about 160 miles northeast of Denver. Middletown Police said the Eversource subcontractor had finished repairing a line when the tree fell on him. Fox, 48, of Sunrise Beach, Missouri, died when his Polaris off-road vehicle ran off the road and rolled over at 12:40 a.m. Saturday on Route F, south of Sunrise Beach, the Highway Patrol reported. The ice knocked out power and downed trees in Craighead County, Arkansas. This year the first storm will be ‘male’ and named Ali, while the second storm will be ‘female’ and named Bronagh, following the alternating male/female pattern established by … This broke the old record for highest non-thunderstorm wind gust of 63 mph set on April 4, 2009. Portions of the interstate remained closed Thursday night in Minnesota and Iowa. Indianapolis reported a 65-mph wind gust on the morning of Feb. 24, and Detroit and Saginaw, Michigan, gusted to 61 mph that afternoon. That's the city's second-highest calendar-day snowfall for the month of December. In a typical season, winter storms have most often reached naming criteria from the latter half of January through February. St. Louis measured a wind gust of 66 mph just before midnight Feb. 23. By April 10, blizzard warnings were issued for more than 3.9 million people and 455,000 square kilometers, satisfying the criteria without even including other winter storm and ice storm warnings. The Northrop Grumman’s Antares rocket with Cygnus cargo spacecraft has revised their launch window to early Friday morning from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Wattsville. Cloud, the State Patrol reported. Drifts of 2 to 4 feet were reported in Rapid City, South Dakota, and the adjacent Black Hills. The snow didn't seem to stop fans from piling into Arrowhead Stadium before the National Football League's AFC Divisional Playoff game between the Indianapolis Colts and the Kansas City Chiefs on Jan. 12. Parts of the Phoenix metro also picked up hail on the warm side of Quiana. "Damage is going to be in the hundreds of millions," tribal spokesman Chase Iron Eyes said. Some bursts of wet snow and sleet are moving up the Interstate 95 corridor through the Washington D.C. and Baltimore metro areas. Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport saw 8.7 inches of snow while Indianapolis received 7.2 inches. More than 2,000 flights have been canceled as of Sunday afternoon, flightaware.com reports. Dodge City, Kansas, also hit a modern-day low-pressure record dating back to 1960 by dipping down to 974.7 millibars. The original 1980 study that coined the term "bomb" therefore suggested adjusting the more common definition by latitude. Use up and down arrows to change selection. Near-blizzard conditions also created a 15-car pileup on Saturday afternoon in south-central Missouri. Kristi Noem ordered that state government offices be closed in 54 counties Thursday because of the weather. Travelers flying on Wednesday and Thursday can change flights at no charge on some routes. The crash is under investigation. Warnings continued Thursday evening from parts of northern Nebraska into much of South Dakota and portions of southeastern North Dakota and southwest Minnesota. Names of storms have just become part of our daily lexicon and news cycle (including unofficial ones like Hurricane Bawbag). Snow had also accumulated on vehicles in El Dorado, Arkansas, and flurries fell for a time early Wednesday morning in Memphis, Tennessee. (MORE: How Early It Has Snowed Where You Live). Roanoke, Virginia, reported a snow total of 15 inches Dec. 9 – the city's heaviest calendar-day snowfall for the month of December – with 2 inches of that falling in an hour. A lumber store in Tucumcari, New Mexico, lost part of its roof in high winds early Wednesday evening. The state Transportation Department said Thursday morning highways in Lincoln, Lyon, Murray, Pipestone and Redwood counties were closed because of blowing and drifting snow and whiteout conditions. Interstate 94 was closed between Moorhead and Osakis. Snow spread from the Front Range of Colorado eastward across the Plains and into the Ozarks and Midwest. On September 16, 2018, TGMC revised their prediction after a change in the weather pattern, with most of the United States being very warm and wet, much like 2015-16 and 2016-17, causing a very snowy swath from Southeast Kansas and Southwest Missouri, where the most blizzards could occur, and very snowy conditions in the Cascades and Rockies. Lemmon northeast of the city. They are now maintained and updated througha strict procedure by an international committee of the World Meteorological Organization. If you do not have to travel during the storm, please avoid it. Diego's top snow total was 34 inches at Mount Mitchell in western North Carolina. Naming winter storms is done for a few reasons. Charlotte, North Carolina, received 2.7 inches of snow/sleet Dec. 9, vaulting the month to the snowiest December there since 1997. Friday afternoon, a second snowplow was hit by a car. Measurable snow fell on the strip in Las Vegas for the first time in over 10 years Feb. 20-21, with 0.8 inches measured at McCarran International Airport. Storm names for 2018-2019 have been revealed by Met Office ... almost 80 per cent of people questioned found giving storms a name … Moved Permanently. The first and more potent low rolled down the California coast from near San Francisco to northern Baja California March 10-11 as the second, weaker system arrived in the Pacific Northwest. Mount Charleston, Nevada, in the higher elevations west of Las Vegas, measured 24 inches of snow through Feb. 20. Casper, Wyoming, had its second-snowiest March day on record, picking up 13.6 inches. The Met Office is due to announce its storm names for 2018/19 as thoughts of heatwaves turns to concerns about any extreme weather we may get over the coming months. Winter storm names exclude any current Atlantic and eastern Pacific hurricane names on the National Hurricane Center lists for the next six years, and any retired hurricane names (those particularly deadly, destructive and historic). Harper formed on January 18. Winter storms are named based on either meeting, or the expectation to meet, at least one of the following criteria: - NWS winter storm, blizzard, or ice storm warnings covering at least a population of 2 million- NWS winter storm, blizzard, or ice storm warnings covering at least an area of 400,000 square kilometers. The SSI of the 2018-19 season was 38.567 inches. Take control of your data. This included portions of Wisconsin, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota and Michigan. The 2018–19 South-West Indian Ocean cyclone season was a above-average season, with ten tropical storms,seven of which intensified into tropical cyclones. (MORE: The Science Behind Naming Winter Storms | Winter Storm Central), "It's simply easier to communicate about a complex storm if it has a name, which our naming program has demonstrated," said Bryan Norcross, former senior hurricane specialist at The Weather Channel and compiler of past lists. Minnesota Gov. ET Saturday. The reduction was in effect from the New York border to Wilbraham and from Hopkinton to Weston. Lucian dissipated on February 7. The strongest gusts clocked in at 88 mph in Snowshoe, West Virginia, and 86 mph on Whiteface Mountain in New York's Adirondack Mountains. Diego dissipated on December 10. Once a storm is named by any National Met Service globally, that name is retained if the storm moves out of that jurisdiction and into other waters. "Good communications benefits everyone. There were 24 named winter storms … Michael J. More than 470 flights into and out of Minneapolis/St. Bronagh (UK/IE), Elena (FUB), Knud (Danish Meteorological Institute, also Norway and Sweden), Mauri 18 (Finland). The season's final winter storm has been named from mid-April through mid-May. PUBLISHED: 12:05, Wed, Sep 12, 2018 Snow first developed in the higher terrain of northern New Mexico late on Jan. 10, with snow soon following in Colorado and southeastern Wyoming. In Nebraska, numerous spin outs were reported on I-29 outside Omaha, including three tractor-trailers that slid into ditches. FOX 11 is once again naming winter storms for the 2018-19 season. Lubbock, Texas, officially received 10 inches of snow Dec. 8, ranking as one of the snowiest calendar days on record there. How Winter Fashion Has Changed in 100 Years (PHOTOS), Eerie Vintage Photos of People Battling the Flu. Beginning on March 9, 2019, TGMC would use its new "New TGMC Blizzard Scale", based on points, it would be used on a scale from 0-100+ points. No other vehicles were involved in the crash. Diego snarled traveled and knocked out power to over 400,000 customers. "Early this morning a driver tried to pass a snow plow and collided with the wing blade in a white out," the South Dakota Highway Patrol tweeted Friday. The first storm this year has been given the male name Ali, followed by an alternating pattern of female and male names. The naming list was released on October 2, 2018. A train was blown off the tracks in northern New Mexico. Blizzard conditions were reported across the Dakotas and parts of Minnesota, with some relatively low snowfall totals. Ulmer weakened slowly as it moved from Nebraska to the Great Lakes. Met Office announces list of storm names for 2018-19 This is the fourth year the Met Office and Met Eireann have jointly run the ‘Name our Storms’ scheme cambridgenews Support WHO’s work to track the spread; to ensure patients get care and frontline workers get supplies; and to accelerate efforts to develop vaccines, tests, and treatments. A Southwest plane slid off the runway in Omaha in snowy and icy conditions. The last time Reagan National Airport recorded a 5-plus-inch snowfall was in January 2016 during Winter Storm Jonas, which dumped 17.8 inches in our nation's capital. Airlines, including Delta, United and Frontier, offered travel waivers for customers in the path of the storm. Freezing rain coated tree branches and power lines in parts of northwestern and north-central North Carolina, including around Greensboro and Winston-Salem, downing some trees and knocking out power. The University of Buffalo bookstore suffered roof damage from these high winds. First introduced in 2015, this is the fourth year Met Éireann and the UK Met Office have jointly run the ‘Name our Storms’ scheme, aimed … Cold air spread southward into much of the Plains early in the day as the center of Wesley spun south and eastward over the central Rockies. “We want to be aggressive in managing this storm, during which snowfall rates could exceed one to two inches per hour," Pennsylvania Gov. Winter Storm Diego crippled parts of the southeastern United States as it produced a swath of heavy snow and damaging ice across the region Dec. 8-9, stranding motorists on highways and knocking out power to more than 400,000 at the height of the storm. Redirecting to /news/2449945/storm-names-next-alex/ The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported 1608 calls for service, 575 stranded motorists, 285 crashes and 43 injuries in addition to the two fatalities. Crews began removing abandoned commercial vehicles from the interstate on Sunday morning. Only 11 other days on record since 1946 had heavier snowfalls at Tucson International Airport than what fell on Feb. 22. The first option will be automatically selected. According to the National Weather Service, at least 0.1 inch of snow was recorded in Ouachita Parish near Monroe Regional Airport, shattering their record earliest-in-season measurable snow by 10 days, previously occurring as early as Nov. 24, 1950. The sea-level pressure in Denver fell to 979.01 millibars on March 13, which broke the city's old record-low pressure of 979.9 millibars set on Feb. 25, 1998. "Things are beginning to dry out, but now there's a huge blizzard predicted. Three of the injured were listed in serious condition Wednesday evening. TornadoGenius Wikia is a FANDOM Lifestyle Community. It was the first time the city had multiple measurable snow events in one winter season since 1990-91. The Denver Police Department reported that one person died about 10 p.m. Wednesday after a crash involving two vehicles near Denver International Airport, according to KUSA-TV. Another 200 flights were canceled on Thursday. Snow spread across much of Wyoming, Colorado and Utah while becoming more widespread over the central Plains and Midwest. This formulation was set up by the US National Hurricane … Winter Storm Avery formed on November 14. So we ended up off the runway in the grass," Ali Schwanke tweeted Friday. Wesley developed within a deep dip in the jet stream located over the Pacific Northwest and Great Basin. Storm Fionn 935 hPa (27.6 inHg) 216 2018–19: 188 km/h or 117 mph: Cap Pertusato , France 27 October: 16 September 2018: 12 June 2019: 23: Storm Callum 939 hPa (27.7 inHg) 48 2019–20: 230 km/h or 140 mph: Unknown, United Kingdom 15 February: 2 October 2019: 27 August 2020: 21: Storm Dennis 920 mbar (27 inHg) 74 (+12 missing) The three previous seasons each had 22 named storms. Lorain, Summit, Medina, Wayne, and Ashland counties were at Level 2 which meant that only people who thought it was necessary to drive should be on the roads. Mother Nature’s Light Show Stuns in Northern China, Crewed Chinese Sub Reaches Earth’s Deepest Place: The Mariana Trench, China Tests Engine that Can Go Anyplace on Earth in 2 Hours, Cold or Flu? The first named storm was Storm Ali on 19 September 2018 bringing gusts of … Snow pounded the Mogollon Rim of Arizona from Feb. 21-22, including areas around Flagstaff, Prescott and the high country of Arizona. Hundreds of thousands lost power from the northern Plains to the upper Midwest, Great Lakes, Appalachians and Northeast, according to PowerOutage.us. © Copyright TWC Product and Technology LLC 2014, 2020. From 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. the day before, the patrol responded to 244 crashes, 33 with injuries; 212 spinouts; and at least 18 jackknifed semitrailers. Bombogenesis is the process of rapid intensification that a winter storm system can undergo. Snow spread into the Plains, mid-Mississippi Valley, Ohio Valley and Northeast on March 3. Grandfather Mountain, North Carolina, also set a February record wind gust of 124 mph, breaking the previous record set less than two weeks prior to that, in wind records dating to 2007.