Winter Storm Grayson brings blizzard conditions to US north east today

 In Event News

A rapidly intensifying east coast winter storm, with the characteristics of a winter hurricane, is impacting the entire US east coast on Thursday, from north Florida to Maine. Bitterly cold temperatures and dangerous wind chills to persist across the Eastern states into the weekend, according to the Weather Channel.

“This rapidly intensifying East Coast storm will produce strong, damaging winds — possibly resulting in downed trees, power outages, and coastal flooding,” – The National Weather Service

Polar vortex follows winter storm

A stubborn arctic air mass will persist across much of the U.S. east of the Rockies through this week with afternoon temperatures expected to be as much as 20 to 25 degrees below normal by the end of the week from the Midwest to the entire Eastern Seaboard.

Furthermore, the storm could rank as the most intense in decades over the waters east of New England at this time of year.


Assessing the impact

EigenPrism subscribers can now set winter storm Alerts for both observed and forecast snow accumulations. For further analysis, the 5-day max wind forecast for Winter Storm Grayson is also available from our data partner Meteorological Connections. (Subscribers should check their Event News emails for the Quick Links.)

  • EigenAlerts provide automated notifications with key metrics to estimate impact
  • Customized and mobile enabled
  • Updated as forecasts and advisories change

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