THE HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER

CAMP SPRINGS, MD


STORM SUMMARY MESSAGE



 
STORM SUMMARY NUMBER 8 FOR SIGNIFICANT EAST COAST WINTER STORM
NWS HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER CAMP SPRINGS MD 
4 PM EST SUN FEB 12 2006

...HISTORIC WINTER STORM CONTINUES FOR NORTHEAST...

HEAVY SNOW WARNINGS REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR THE SPINE OF THE SOUTHERN
APPALACHIANS ACROSS WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA. WINTER STORM WARNINGS
AND/OR HEAVY SNOW WARNINGS ARE CURRENTLY IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF
THE NORTHEAST INCLUDING SOUTHEASTERN NEW
YORK...CONNECTICUT...MASSACHUSETTS...SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE...AND
SOUTHERN AND EASTERN MAINE.  

SNOW ADVISORIES ARE CURRENTLY IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
AND SOUTHERN VERMONT...EASTERN NEW YORK...EASTERN WEST
VIRGINIA...EASTERN KENTUCKY...SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA AND PORTIONS
OF WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA.

BLIZZARD WARNINGS ARE CURRENTLY IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF
SOUTHEASTERN NEW YORK...CONNECTICUT...RHODE ISLAND...EASTERN
MASSACHUSETTS...AND DOWNEAST MAINE.  

AT 3 PM EST...A STRONG LOW PRESSURE WITH A CENTRAL PRESSURE OF 980
MB WAS LOCATED ABOUT 75 MILES SOUTHEAST OF CAPE COD. THE ENTIRE
SYSTEM IS MOVING NORTHEAST AT ABOUT 25 MPH AND IS TRACKING JUST
OFF THE NEW ENGLAND COAST. NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RADAR IS
SHOWING A BROAD AREA OF SNOW FROM NORTHERN NEW JERSEY NORTHEAST
ACROSS MUCH OF NEW ENGLAND.  NARROW BANDS OF HEAVY SNOW PRODUCING
SEVERAL INCHES PER HOUR WILL BE MOVING THROUGH PORTIONS OF EASTERN
NEW ENGLAND THIS EVENING. 


...SELECTED STORM SNOWFALL TOTALS THROUGH 3 PM EST SUNDAY...

ARKANSAS...

ST. FRANCIS COUNTY.........4 TO 5 INCHES
POINSETT COUNTY............4 INCHES 
CRITTENDEN COUNTY..........3 TO 4 INCHES
LEE COUNTY.................3 TO 4 INCHES  

GEORGIA...

MOUNTAIN CITY.............5 INCHES

TENNESSEE...

ATOKA......................6 INCHES
ARLINGTON..................5 INCHES
TIPTON COUNTY..............4 TO 5 INCHES
SOMERVILLE.................4.5 INCHES
OBION COUNTY...............4 INCHES
UNION CITY.................4 INCHES
MEMPHIS....................3 INCHES
EAST BARTLETT..............3 INCHES

KENTUCKY...

JACKSON...................4.4 INCHES
LEXINGTON.................3 TO 4 INCHES
PRICEVILLE................3 TO 4 INCHES
WATER VALLEY..............3.5 INCHES
FULTON....................3 INCHES
GEORGETOWN................3 INCHES

MISSISSIPPI...

DESOTO.....................4 INCHES
MARSHALL COUNTY............3 INCHES
OLIVE BRANCH...............3 INCHES
TUNICA.....................3 INCHES
BENTON COUNTY..............2 INCHES   

NORTH CAROLINA...

ROBBINSVILLE..............7.5 INCHES
NEWLAND...................5 INCHES
BULADEAN..................5 INCHES

WEST VIRGINIA...

HEDGESVILLE...............11 INCHES
HARPERS FERRY.............10.5 INCHES
MARTINSBURG...............10 INCHES
THOMAS....................10 INCHES
RAINELLE..................8 INCHES
WILLIAMSBURG..............8 INCHES
LEHEW.....................6 INCHES
PRINCETON.................6 INCHES
UNION.....................6 INCHES


VIRGINIA...

LINDEN....................15.5 INCHES
BLUE RUN MTN..............15.0 INCHES
FAIRFAX...................14.0 INCHES
FALLS CHURCH..............13.5 INCHES
PURCELLVILLE..............13.3 INCHES
ARLINGTON.................10.0 INCHES
THE PLAINS................11 INCHES
BLACKSBURG................7 INCHES
LEESBURG..................7 INCHES
BERRYVILLE................7 INCHES
CHURCHVILLE...............6.5 INCHES
TREVILIANS................6 INCHES
ROANOKE...................5 INCHES
RICHMOND..................3 INCHES

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA...

CAPITOL HILL..............8.8 INCHES
WASHINGTON/NATL...........8.1 INCHES

MARYLAND...

RANDALLSTOWN..............22 INCHES
COLUMBIA..................21 INCHES
OWINGS MILLS..............20 INCHES
BELCAMP...................19.5 INCHES
NORBECK...................17.3 INCHES
MILLERS...................16.4 INCHES
JESSUP....................14 INCHES
ELKTON....................15 INCHES
BALTIMORE CITY............15 INCHES
OXON HILL.................13.2 INCHES
HAGERSTOWN................13.0 INCHES
BALT/WASH INTL............11.2 INCHES

DELAWARE...

WILMINGTON AIRPORT........14.4 INCHES
NEWARK....................14 INCHES

PENNSYLVANIA...

WEST CALN TOWNSHIP........21 INCHES
CHRISTIANA................20 INCHES
WILLOW GROVE..............18.5 INCHES
NEWTOWN...................17.5 INCHES
DREXEL HILL...............16 INCHES
ALLENTOWN AIRPORT.........15.2 INCHES
YORK......................14.5 INCHES
MORGANTOWN................13.5 INCHES
PHILADELPHIA AIRPORT......12 INCHES
CENTER CITY PHILADELPHIA..11.5 INCHES
NEW OXFORD................11.5 INCHES
HARRISBURG................7.5 INCHES


NEW JERSEY...

EAST BRUNSWICK............20.5 INCHES
RANDOLPH TOWNSHIP.........20 INCHES
NEWARK....................20 INCHES
HILLSBOROUGH..............19.5 INCHES
WAYNE.....................18.5 INCHES
CLINTON...................17.4 INCHES
TRENTON...................17 INCHES
LUMERTON..................14 INCHES
VERGA.....................13.5 INCHES

NEW YORK...

NYC/CENTRAL PARK..........24.8 INCHES
NYC/LAGUARDIA.............24 INCHES
NEW CITY..................19.9 INCHES
ISLIP.....................19 INCHES
SPRING VALLEY.............17 INCHES
OSSINING..................15 INCHES
NYC/JFK...................16 INCHES
FLATLANDS.................13.5 INCHES

CONNECTICUT...

FARMINGTON................24 INCHES
FAIRFIELD.................23 INCHES
WINDSOR LOCKS.............20.7 INCHES
DANBURY...................18 INCHES
ELLINGTON.................16 INCHES
THOMASTON.................16 INCHES
ASHFORD...................11 INCHES

MASSACHUSETTS...

WILBRAHAM.................21.0 INCHES
PEPPERELL.................16.5 INCHES
MANSFIELD.................14 INCHES
FITCHBURG.................15 INCHES
BOSTON LOGAN AIRPORT......13.5 INCHES
DOVER.....................13.5 INCHES
MARBLEHEAD................12.7 INCHES

NEW HAMPSHIRE...

HUDSON....................11.5 INCHES
NASHUA....................11 INCHES
HOLLIS....................10 INCHES
LONDONBERRY...............10.2 INCHES
SEABROOK..................6.5 INCHES

RHODE ISLAND...

WOONSOCKET................13 INCHES
WEST WARWICK..............12 INCHES
NORTH KINGSTOWN...........12 INCHES
DOWNTOWN PROVIDENCE.......9 INCHES
HOPE VALLEY...............6 INCHES

MAINE...

LONDONBERRY...............10.2 INCHES
SEABROOK..................6.5 INCHES
POPHAM BEACH..............4 INCHES
KENNEBUNK.................4 INCHES


THIS LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE ITS NORTHEAST
MOVEMENT OFF THE NEW ENGLAND COAST TONIGHT. AS THIS
OCCURS...SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED TO GRADUALLY TAPER OFF TONIGHT BUT
NOT BEFORE SIGNIFICANT ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS. STRONG WINDS
ASSOCIATED WITH A TIGHT PRESSURE GRADIENT ARE LIKELY TO CAUSE
BLOWING SNOW AND BLIZZARD CONDITIONS TO SOME AREAS ALONG THE COAST
FROM LONG ISLAND TO DOWNEAST MAINE.  

ALL INTERESTS NEAR AND WITHIN THE WATCH/WARNING AREAS ARE
ENCOURAGED TO REFER TO STATEMENTS FROM LOCAL NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE FORECAST OFFICES FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION ON THIS STORM.

THE NEXT STORM SUMMARY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL
PREDICTION CENTER AT 10 PM EST SUN FEB 12.

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Last Updated: 353 PM EST SUN FEB 12 2006