[Morning Briefing] Significant Icing along with tree damage/power outage concerns across the interior today with a flash freeze expected along and southeast of the Boston to Providence corridor. Dangerously cold wind chills between 15 and 30 below zero follow tonight into Mon am. pic.twitter.com/L4DMWRtZa2
— NWS Boston (@NWSBoston) January 20, 2019
We'll be partially activating the state's Emergency Operations Center beginning at 6PM today to monitor storm conditions across the state. Forecasts are showing a range of accumulating snow, sleet, and freezing rain. pic.twitter.com/UfLea5liA0
— Gov. Ned Lamont (@GovNedLamont) January 19, 2019
Due to overnight snow and strong winds expected throughout the day, airlines at ORD have cancelled nearly 470 flights. For most up to date flight info, check directly with carrier.
— O'Hare Intl. Airport (@fly2ohare) January 19, 2019
- States of emergencies declared in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
- 2,068 flights canceled Sunday, 10,507 flights delayed across U.S., according to FlightAware.com.
- Amtrak is operating on a modified service in several states. (Full listing)
- 27,982 power outages in Connecticut, 3,255 outages in Ohio, according to local utility companies.
From @themattcast : My colleague @RachelFrank_CT said it best: predicting ice is like hitting a moving target. The Nat'l Weather Service has adjusted it's best guess for significant ice, and I agree. Accum ice will lead to major outages/accidents today. pic.twitter.com/dVg0skdD6m
— FOX 61 Weather (@WeatherCT) January 20, 2019
This morning at approximately 6 am equipment operator Stephen Winder died in a rollover crash. Stephen has been with KDOT for 3 years. Secretary Lorenz notified his family and has conveyed our deepest sympathies. Cause of the crash is under investigation.
— KDOT (@KDOTHQ) January 19, 2019