THE HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER

CAMP SPRINGS, MD


STORM SUMMARY MESSAGE



STORM SUMMARY NUMBER 9 FOR EASTERN U.S. WINTER STORM
NWS HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER CAMP SPRINGS MD    
400 AM EST MON DEC 27 2010
 
...INTENSE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM CONTINUES TO RAPIDLY 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 COASTAL SECTIONS OF THE
NORTHERN MID-ATLANTIC STATES...MUCH OF COASTAL NEW
ENGLAND...INCLUDING THE NEW YORK CITY METROPOLITAN
AREA...NORTHWARD THROUGH MOST OF 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 BLOCK
ISLAND AND THE CAPE COD AREA.
 
HIGH WIND WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR MARTHAS VINEYARD AND NANTUCKET
ISLAND IN SOUTHEASTERN NEW ENGLAND. 
 
FOR A DETAILED GRAPHICAL DEPICTION OF THE LATEST
WATCHES...WARNINGS AND ADVISORIES...PLEASE SEE WWW.WEATHER.GOV

AT 300 AM EST...AN INTENSE 970 MB...28.64 INCH...SURFACE LOW WAS
ESTIMATED TO BE NEAR NANTUCKET MASSACHUSETTS. NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE DOPPLER RADARS AND SURFACE OBSERVATIONS INDICATED A LARGE
AREA OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW AFFECTING THE COASTAL MID-ATLANTIC
STATES INTO NEW ENGLAND.  LIGHTER SNOW WAS FALLING ACROSS THE
INTERIOR PORTIONS OF NEW ENGLAND AND THE WESTERN SLOPES OF THE
APPALACHIANS.  PRECIPITATION HAD CHANGED OVER TO RAIN AROUND THE
CAPE COD AREA. 

...SELECTED STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL IN INCHES FROM 600 AM EST THU DEC
23 THROUGH 300 AM EST MON DEC 27...

...CONNECTICUT...
COS COB                               6.5                     
LISBON                                4.0                     
MANCHESTER                            4.0                     
DANIELSON                             3.5                     
WINDSOR LOCKS                         3.0                     
GALES FERRY                           2.8                     
LEDYARD CENTER                        2.6                     
BRIDGEPORT                            2.5                     
TRUMBUL                               2.5                     
GROTON                                2.0                     
HAMPTON                               2.0                     

...DELAWARE...
SELBYVILLE                           11.3                     
STOCKLEY                              9.7                     
ELLENDALE                             8.2                     
VIOLA                                 6.2                     
DOVER                                 4.0                     
WILMINGTON                            1.7                     

...MASSACHUSETTS...
SAUGUS                               12.3                     
SOUTH BOSTON                         12.0                     
RANDOLPH                             11.8                     
FOXBORO                              11.5                     
TAUNTON                              11.3                     
HOLBROOK                             10.0                     
WHITMAN                               9.5                     
WORCESTER                             9.5                     
NORWOOD                               9.2                     
MIDDLEBORO                            8.5                     

...MARYLAND...
PORTNEYS OVERLOOK                     5.0                     
RIDGE 1 NW                            4.9                     
DENTON                                4.0                     
MECHANICSVILLE                        4.0                     
SAINT JAMES 1 E                       3.1                     
TANGLEWOOD                            2.5                     
HOLLYWOOD                             2.0                     
DENTSVILLE                            1.0                     

...NEW JERSEY...
LYNDHURST                            29.0                     
ELIZABETH                            26.5                     
FANWOOD                              26.0                     
HASKELL                              24.5                     
HARRISON                             24.0                     
NEWARK                               23.0                     
EDISON                               20.1                     
MILLBURN                             20.0                     
CAPE MAY                             18.0                     
ATLANTIC CITY                        15.7                     

...NEW YORK...
TUXEDO                               26.0                     
MONROE                               20.6                     
BEDFORD PARK                         18.8                     
BROOKLYN                             17.5                     
MOUNT VERNON                         17.0                     
YONKERS                              16.0                     
NEW HYDE PARK                        14.2                     
CENTRAL PARK                         13.0                     
NORTH BABYLON                        12.5                     
ISLIP                                11.8                     
WHITE PLAINS                         11.0                     

...PENNSYLVANIA...
PHILADELPHIA                          4.8                     
BENSALEM                              4.0                     
CLIFTON HEIGHTS                       3.1                     
CROYDON                               3.0                     
WYNNEWOOD                             3.0                     
EAST NANTMEAL TWP                     2.8                     
TRAPPE                                1.3                     
DREXEL HILL                           1.1                     

...RHODE ISLAND...
WEST GREENWICH                        6.8                     
NARRAGANSETT                          6.5                     
BRISTOL                               6.2                     
KINGSTOWN                             6.0                     
SOUTH KINGSTOWN                       6.0                     
LITTLE COMPTON                        5.5                     
WOONSOCKET                            5.0                     
NEWPORT                               4.3                     
WARWICK                               4.0                     
CHARLESTOWN                           3.2                     
WESTERLY                              3.0                     

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

...CONNECTICUT...
BRIDGEPORT AIRPORT                      58                     
MADISON                                 56                     
GROTON                                  52                     
NEW HAVEN                               51                     

...NEW JERSEY...
NEWARK AIRPORT                          51                     

...NEW YORK...
ISLIP AIRPORT                           66                     
SHINNECOCK HILLS                        58                     
FIRE ISLAND                             53                     
GILGO BEACH                             53                     
WESTHAMPTON                             52                     
FARMINGDALE                             51                     
GREAT KILLS                             50                     
NYC/JFK AIRPORT                         49                     
EAST MORICHES                           48                     
WHITE PLAINS                            48                     
NYC/LA GUARDIA                          47                     

...RHODE ISLAND...
BLOCK ISLAND                            47                     

...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 EAST OF LONG ISLAND IS EXPECTED TO MOVE
NORTHEAST TOWARDS NOVA SCOTIA DURING THE DAY ON MONDAY. GALE FORCE
WINDS COMBINED WITH HEAVY SNOW ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE ACROSS
NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY AND SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND INTO MONDAY
MORNING...CREATING DANGEROUS BLIZZARD CONDITIONS AS THE LOW LIFTS
NORTHEAST. BY MONDAY AFTERNOON...THE LOW IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO
THE GULF OF MAINE...BRINGING THE HEAVY SNOW NORTHWARD TO MAINE AS
SNOW TAPERS OFF ACROSS SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND.  TOTAL SNOWFALL OF
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 NORTHERN MID-ATLANTIC STATES AND 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 1000 AM EST. PLEASE REFER TO YOUR LOCAL
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON THIS
EVENT.

HAMRICK




Last Updated: 351 AM EST MON DEC 27 2010