Incoming Deep Freeze Could Leave U.S. Northeast Its Coldest in Decades
The winter weather that went Hundreds of thousands in Texas without power moves north, and is to bring sets wind chills like low than -50 degrees Fahrenheit (-45 Celsius) to New England.
The cold front brings temperatures until between 15 and 35 degrees below average across much of the US, including the Ohio Valley, Great Lakes, Upper Mississippi Valley and Northeast, This was announced by the national weather service on Friday. States from the Dakotas to New England are among them Windchill Warnings and Notes.
Temperatures around 10 degrees Fahrenheit are expected in New York City (-12 degrees Celsius) Friday evening through Saturday morning, after National Weather Service. Governor Kathy Hochul issued a Severe weather warning on Thursday and pushed resIdents to avoid spending time outdoors. Wind chills are expected in Boston and some surrounding cities, including Lawrence and Cambridge as low as -35 degrees Fahrenheit (-37 degrees Celsius) this weekend. Boston Mayor Michelle Wu declared a cold state of emergency for the city from today through Sunday, and the city closed schools on Friday and open heat shelters, Reuters reported.
“Wind chill readings will be the lowest Friday night and Saturday morning and could be the coldest or coldest since a similar event in February 2016,” said forecasters from the NWS office in Portland, Maine said earlier today. “If wind chills drop to -40 or -50 degrees F, that will be the first time in 20 or 30 years for many locations.”
Burlington, Vermont can expect wind showers -30 degrees Fahrenheit (-34 degrees Celsius) to -45 degrees Fahrenheit (-42 degrees Celsius), pursuant to a Local National Weather Service warning. Portions of the eastern Adirondack Mountains along the border Wind chills as low as -55 degrees Fahrenheit (-48 degrees Celsius) can occur in New York and Vermont.
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The wind chill measurement is crucial. It is used to describe what air temperature actually feels like when there is wind Blisters on exposed skin. When it’s both cold and windy outside, our body loses more heat and health problems like frostbite occur more quickly. Anyone venturing out into the affected regions this weekend should do so wear multiple layers of clothing.
The Cold front reaches Texas and surrounding states brought sleet and freezing rain earlier this week causing road accidents and canceled flights. Ice damaged power lines across the state and OAs of Thursday afternoon, more than 400,000 customers in Texas were without power. More than 230,000 customers across central Texas were still without power as of Fridayaccordingly PowerOutage.us.
temperatures in the Northeast should return too normal until early next week. Now York City and surrounding metropolitan area will see temperatures to climb to over 40 degrees Fahrenheit by the end of this weekend, a meteorologist for the National Weather Service said Gothamist.
https://gizmodo.com/northeast-usa-deep-freeze-wind-chill-february-1850070328 Incoming Deep Freeze Could Leave U.S. Northeast Its Coldest in Decades