THE HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER

CAMP SPRINGS, MD


STORM SUMMARY MESSAGE



STORM SUMMARY NUMBER 10 FOR EASTERN U.S. WINTER STORM
NWS HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER CAMP SPRINGS MD    
1000 AM EST MON DEC 27 2010
 
...INTENSE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM CONTINUES TO INTENSIFY NEAR CAPE
COD MASSACHUSETTS AS A FULL-BLOWN BLIZZARD AFFECTS SOUTHERN NEW
ENGLAND AND THE NEW YORK CITY AREA...
 
BLIZZARD WARNINGS REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR THE NEW YORK CITY METRO
AREA...COASTAL NEW ENGLAND...AND INTERIOR SECTIONS OF NORTHERN
MAINE.  WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES AND WINTER STORM WARNINGS REMAIN
IN EFFECT NEAR THE WESTERN SLOPES OF THE APPALACHIANS...MUCH OF
NORTH CAROLINA...AS WELL AS THE INTERIOR SECTIONS OF NORTHERN NEW
ENGLAND AND EASTERN UPSTATE NEW YORK.
 
HIGH WIND WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR CAPE COD...MARTHAS VINEYARD AND
NANTUCKET ISLAND IN SOUTHEASTERN NEW ENGLAND...AS WELL AS FOR THE
APPALACHIANS IN SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA.
 
FOR A DETAILED GRAPHICAL DEPICTION OF THE LATEST
WATCHES...WARNINGS AND ADVISORIES...PLEASE SEE WWW.WEATHER.GOV

AT 900 AM EST...AN INTENSE 962 MB...28.41 INCH...SURFACE LOW WAS
ESTIMATED TO BE EAST OF NANTUCKET MASSACHUSETTS. NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE DOPPLER RADARS AND SURFACE OBSERVATIONS INDICATED AREAS OF
LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW AFFECTING AREAS FROM LONG ISLAND INTO NEW
ENGLAND. PRECIPITATION WAS FALLING AS RAIN AROUND THE CAPE COD
AREA. IN ADDITION...THE STRONG PRESSURE GRADIENT CREATED BY THE
LOW PRESSURE WAS CAUSING WINDS ACROSS THE MID-ATLANTIC STATES AND
NEW ENGLAND TO GUST UP TO 45 MPH...CREATING LARGE AREAS OF BLOWING
SNOW AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

...SELECTED STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL IN INCHES FROM 600 AM EST THU DEC
23 THROUGH 900 AM EST MON DEC 27...

...CONNECTICUT...
DANBURY                              11.1                     
BURLINGTON                           11.0                     
LITTLE MILFORD                       10.0                     
STAMFORD                             10.0                     
TORRINGFORD                           9.5                     
WETHERSFIELD                          8.0                     
STAFFORDVILLE                         7.5                     
MANCHESTER                            7.0                     
WEST HARTFORD                         6.5                     
EAST KILLINGLY                        5.5                     

...DELAWARE...
WOODBURY                             11.7                     
SELBYVILLE                           11.3                     
STOCKLEY                              9.7                     
ELLENDALE                             8.2                     
VIOLA                                 6.2                     
DOVER                                 4.0                     
WILMINGTON                            3.4                     

...MASSACHUSETTS...
NORTH OTIS                           17.0                     
SAUGUS                               17.0                     
EAST BOSTON                          16.5                     
WHITMAN                              12.3                     
RANDOLPH                             11.8                     
TAUNTON                              11.0                     
SOUTH ATTLEBORO                      10.0                     
FRAMINGHAM                            9.6                     
WORCESTER                             9.5                     
CHESTERFIELD                          7.5                     
VINEYARD HAVEN                        4.0                     
WEST SPRINGFIELD                      3.5                     

...MARYLAND...
OCEAN CITY                           13.5                     
FRUITLAND                            11.8                     
POCOMOKE CITY                        11.0                     
PORTNEYS OVERLOOK                     5.7                     
RIDGE 1 NW                            4.9                     
SAINT JAMES 1 E                       4.5                     
DENTON                                4.0                     
MECHANICSVILLE                        4.0                     
TANGLEWOOD                            2.5                     
HOLLYWOOD                             2.0                     

...MAINE...
AUGUSTA 1 SE                         10.0                     
HARRINGTON                            9.0                     
AURORA                                8.0                     
KENNEBUNK 2 NE                        8.0                     
MACHIAS                               7.5                     
DOVER-FOXCROFT                        7.0                     
CAMDEN 1 SSW                          6.2                     
BAR HARBOR                            6.0                     
BANGOR                                3.0                     

...NEW HAMPSHIRE...
RANDOLPH                             15.5                     
UNITY                                15.0                     
NEW LONDON                           13.0                     
WEBSTER 3 SSW                        12.0                     
WALPOLE                              11.0                     
BRISTOL 1 NNW                        10.5                     
KEENE                                10.0                     
NEWBURY 4 SE                          9.5                     
EATON 3 SSW                           8.0                     
GOFFSTOWN                             7.0                     

...NEW JERSEY...
LINCOLN PARK                         29.0                     
LYNDHURST                            29.0                     
ELIZABETH                            26.5                     
FANWOOD                              26.0                     
HARRISON                             25.0                     
HASKELL                              24.5                     
CHESEQUAKE                           23.2                     
EDISON                               20.1                     
MILLBURN                             20.0                     
NEWARK AIRPORT                       20.0                     
ATLANTIC CITY                        19.0                     
CAPE MAY                             18.0                     
NORTHFIELD                           17.5                     
SOUTH RIVER                          16.5                     
TABERNACLE                           12.5                     

...NEW YORK...
TUXEDO                               26.0                     
PINE PLAINS                          25.0                     
BEDFORD PARK                         22.0                     
KINDERHOOK                           21.0                     
MONROE                               20.6                     
NORTH CHATHAM                        20.3                     
GHENT                                20.0                     
BROOKLYN                             17.5                     
MAPLECREST                           17.0                     
MOUNT VERNON                         17.0                     
LONG BEACH                           16.0                     
NEW HYDE PARK                        14.2                     
CENTRAL PARK                         13.0                     
ISLIP                                11.8                     
ALBANY                                9.0                     

...PENNSYLVANIA...
PHILADELPHIA INTL ARPT               12.4                     
CLIFTON HEIGHTS                      11.7                     
WYNNEWOOD                            11.0                     
BENSALEM                              8.1                     
EAST NANTMEAL                         7.0                     
QUAKERTOWN                            7.0                     
BLAKESLEE                             6.3                     
FOLCROFT                              4.5                     
POCONO SUMMIT                         4.3                     
ALLENTOWN                             2.8                     

...RHODE ISLAND...
NORTH KINGSTOWN                      12.0                     
WEST WARWICK                         12.0                     
WOONSOCKET                           12.0                     
EAST PROVIDENCE                      10.0                     
WEST GREENWICH                        9.5                     
WARREN                                9.0                     
WESTERLY                              8.0                     
CRANSTON                              7.0                     
NEWPORT                               7.0                     
BRISTOL                               6.2                     

...VERMONT...
WOODFORD                             20.0                     
LANDGROVE                            18.0                     
SPRINGFIELD                          15.0                     
N HARTLAND RES                       11.0                     
LUDLOW                               10.0                     
WOODSTOCK                            10.0                     
CORINTH                               7.2                     
BROOKFIELD 2 WSW                      6.5                     

...SELECTED PEAK WIND GUSTS IN MILES PER HOUR IN THE LAST SIX
HOURS...

...CONNECTICUT...
BRIDGEPORT AIRPORT                      58                     

...MASSACHUSETTS...
WELLFLEET                               80                     
ORLEANS                                 79                     
NANTUCKET                               70                     
MARSTON MILLS                           64                     
ROCKPORT                                59                     

...MAINE...
MOUNT DESERT ROCK                       67                     
CUTLER RAINWISE                         65                     

...NEW HAMPSHIRE...
PORTSMOUTH 3 WNW                        52                     

...NEW YORK...
BAYVILLE                                68                     
ISLIP AIRPORT                           64                     
SHINNECOCK HILLS                        58                     

...SELECTED STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL IN INCHES WHERE THE EVENT HAS
ENDED...

...ALABAMA...
HUNTSVILLE 3 NE                       6.0                     
SKYLINE                               5.5                     
HACKLEBURG 2 E                        4.0                     
MERIDIANVILLE                         4.0                     
MUSCADINE                             4.0                     
MADISON 2 N                           3.5                     
MOULTON 6 W                           3.5                     
ANNISTON 5 SW                         3.0                     
ATTALLA                               3.0                     
HEFLIN 7 S                            2.5                     
ONEONTA 10 SW                         2.2                     
HARTSELLE                             2.0                     
NEW MARKET 6 SW                       2.0                     
FLORENCE 5 N                          1.0                     

...GEORGIA...
ROSMAN 5 W                            7.4                     
FORT MOUNTAIN STATE PARK              7.0                     
SUCHES                                7.0                     
BREVARD 1 NNE                         6.5                     
BLAIRSVILLE                           6.0                     
BLUE RIDGE                            6.0                     
CAMP MERRILL                          6.0                     
HIAWASSEE                             6.0                     
RINGGOLD                              6.0                     
SKY VALLEY                            6.0                     
TRENTON                               6.0                     
HICKORY 2 NW                          5.5                     
DAWSONVILLE                           5.0                     
LAFAYETTE                             5.0                     

...IOWA...
NORTH WASHINGTON                     10.5                     
NEW HAMPTON 1 S                      10.0                     
SPRINGVILLE                           9.7                     
OELWEIN                               9.5                     
LOWDEN                                9.2                     
BERTRAM                               9.0                     
ANAMOSA 4 ENE                         8.8                     
MARION 2 NW                           8.8                     
DAVENPORT MUNICIPAL AIRPORT           8.4                     
CEDAR RAPIDS 5 NW                     8.3                     

...ILLINOIS...
BEACH PARK 1W                         9.9                     
CHATSWORTH                            8.0                     
GURNEE 2NE                            8.0                     
NORTHBROOK                            7.4                     
MOLINE QUAD-CITY AIRPORT              7.2                     
ABINGDON 1 N                          7.0                     
PEORIA                                7.0                     
ALTONA                                6.6                     
BLOOMINGTON 3 NE                      6.5                     
CORDOVA                               6.5                     
EVANSTON                              6.1                     
MORTON GROVE                          4.8                     
SPRINGFIELD                           4.6                     
BROOKPORT 3 N                         3.0                     
OHARE AIRPORT                         2.0                     

...INDIANA...
NEW HARMONY                           6.0                     
POSEYVILLE                            6.0                     
RAINSVILLE                            4.2                     
LAFAYETTE 11 S                        4.0                     
WEST LAFAYETTE 2 NW                   3.6                     
ATTICA                                3.5                     
EVANSVILLE                            3.0                     
VINCENNES 4 E                         2.6                     
INDIANAPOLIS INTL ARPT                1.6                     

...KENTUCKY...
SMILAX                                6.0                     
ELVA                                  5.5                     
FONDE                                 5.5                     
HOLMES MILL 1 SW                      5.5                     
HARDY                                 5.0                     
TATUMSVILLE                           5.0                     
VIRGIE                                5.0                     
GREENVILLE 8 ESE                      4.8                     
ASHCAMP                               4.5                     
BENTON 3 WNW                          4.5                     
CENTRAL CITY                          4.5                     
GREENVILLE 8 SE                       4.5                     
BASKETT                               4.1                     
MOUSIE                                4.0                     

...MINNESOTA...
RED WING                              7.0                     
AUSTIN 2 W                            6.8                     
MADELIA                               6.2                     
OAK CENTER                            6.2                     
ROCKFORD                              6.1                     
MORGAN                                6.0                     
WELCOME                               6.0                     
WHEATON                               6.0                     
WINNEBAGO                             6.0                     
MINNEAPOLIS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT     4.6                     

...MISSOURI...
FRENCH VILLAGE 2 E                    4.0                     
GLENDALE                              3.9                     
MONROE CITY                           3.8                     
ST LOUIS                              3.4                     
ELLISVILLE                            3.1                     

...MISSISSIPPI...
NEW ALBANY                            2.0                     
OXFORD                                2.0                     
YUMA 4 ESE                            2.0                     
BOONEVILLE                            1.5                     
FULTON 3 W                            1.3                     
AMORY                                 1.0                     
GRENADA                               1.0                     
HOUSTON                               1.0                     
MANTACHIE                             1.0                     
PITTSBORO                             1.0                     
WATER VALLEY                          1.0                     
WATER VALLEY 4 W                      0.8                     

...NORTH CAROLINA...
NASHVILLE                            13.0                     
TARBORO                              12.5                     
ROANOKE RAPIDS                       12.0                     
GATES                                11.0                     
PIKEVILLE                            11.0                     
ASHEVILLE                             9.0                     
SMITHFIELD                            9.0                     
RALEIGH                               8.5                     
ELIZABETH CITY                        8.0                     
HERTFORD 7 S                          7.0                     

...SOUTH CAROLINA...
FRANKLIN 10 N                        10.0                     
GRANITE FALLS 4 ESE                   7.0                     
POLKVILLE 5 S                         5.5                     
PUMPKIN CENTER                        5.3                     
SIMPSONVILLE 6 ENE                    5.0                     
CLARKESVILLE 5 W                      4.7                     
MONROE                                4.7                     
HARRISBURG 1 S                        4.3                     
BROOKWOOD TRAILER 1 NNE               4.2                     
LANDRUM                               4.2                     
HARTSVILLE                            4.0                     
LANCASTER                             4.0                     
MULLINS 1 N                           4.0                     

...SOUTH DAKOTA...
VICTOR 4 NNE                          8.0                     
MCINTOSH 6 SE                         5.0 ESTIMATED           

...TENNESSEE...
COSBY                                 9.0                     
ERWIN                                 8.0                     
GATLINBURG 3 SE                       8.0                     
COWAN                                 6.5                     
BENTON                                6.0                     
GATLINBURG                            6.0                     
MURPHY                                6.0                     
CLEVELAND                             5.0                     
ETOWAH                                5.0                     
HAMPTON                               5.0                     
CHATTANOOGA                           3.0                     

...VIRGINIA...
ONLEY                                14.0                     
NORFOLK                              13.4                     
FRANKLIN                             13.2                     
SMITHFIELD                           13.2                     
CHESAPEAKE                           13.0                     
HAMPTON                              13.0                     
WAKEFIELD                            11.8                     
NEWPORT NEWS                         11.5                     
WALLOPS ISLAND                       11.5                     
WILLIAMSBURG                          9.5                     
PETERSBURG                            6.8                     

...WISCONSIN...
KENOSHA 4 SW                          8.1                     
CASSVILLE 8 NE                        5.5                     
WYALUSING                             5.2                     

...WEST VIRGINIA...
BLUEFIELD                             2.0                     

...SELECTED STORM TOTAL SLEET AMOUNTS IN INCHES WHERE THE EVENT
HAS ENDED...

...ALABAMA...
LEBANON 10 W                          0.10                     

...TENNESSEE...
LEBANON 10 W                          0.10                     


THE INTENSE SURFACE LOW IS EXPECTED TO MOVE NORTHEAST TOWARDS NOVA
SCOTIA DURING THE DAY TODAY. GALE FORCE WINDS COMBINED WITH HEAVY
SNOW ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE ACROSS NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY AND
SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND INTO THIS AFTERNOON...CREATING DANGEROUS
BLIZZARD CONDITIONS AS THE LOW LIFTS NORTHEAST. AS THE LOW MOVES
NORTHEAST THIS AFTERNOON...SNOW WILL BEGIN TO TAPER OFF ACROSS
SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND...BUT SHOULD CONTINUE FURTHER NORTH UNTIL
LATE TONIGHT.  TOTAL SNOWFALL OVER THE NEW YORK CITY METRO AREA
AND SOUTHEASTERN NEW ENGLAND COULD RANGE FROM 12 TO 24
INCHES...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.  RESIDENTS FROM THE NEW YORK
CITY AREA INTO NEW ENGLAND SHOULD CONTINUE TO CLOSELY MONITOR THE
PROGRESS OF THIS DANGEROUS WINTER STORM.

THE NEXT STORM SUMMARY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL
PREDICTION CENTER AT 400 PM EST. PLEASE REFER TO YOUR LOCAL
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON THIS
EVENT.

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Last Updated: 1005 AM EST MON DEC 27 2010