Winter storm slams northeast U.S., hitting 10 states | CBC News

2022-01-29 7:00:00 PM

Residents and officials in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic regions of the U.S. are bracing for a powerful winter storm expected to produce blizzard conditions.

Residents and officials in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic regions of the U.S. are bracing for a powerful winter storm expected to produce blizzard conditions.

A winter storm lashed the Northeastern U.S. with deep snow and wind gusts near hurricane force on Saturday, causing coastal flooding and threatening widespread power outages while forecasters warned conditions would worsen as the day went on.

Most flights into and out of the airports serving New York, Boston and Philadelphia were cancelled on Saturday, according to FlightAware. More than 4,500 flights were cancelled across the United States. Amtrak cancelled all of its high-speed Acela trains between Boston and Washington, D.C., and cancelled or limited other service in the region.

Across the region, residents hunkered down and avoided travel at the behest of government officials, who warned of whiteout conditions. Businesses closed or opened late.Store closuresIn suburban Boston, a bundled-up Nicky Brown, 34, stood at the doors of Gordon's liquor store in Waltham, Mass., waiting for it to open. It was supposed to open at 8 a.m. local time, and it was already well past that.

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B. Most flights into and out of the airports serving New York, Boston and Philadelphia were cancelled on Saturday, according to FlightAware. “He’s going to love it,” Rudkowski said. More than 4,500 flights were cancelled across the United States. Lost & Found , By Kathryn Schulz (Doubleday Canada, January) “For a while after my father died, I could not stop seeing the world as it really is, marked everywhere by the evidence of past losses and the imminence of future ones. Amtrak cancelled all of its high-speed Acela trains between Boston and Washington, D.” But there were some concerns about hoarding amid ongoing supply chain issues caused by the pandemic.C. Canada is bringing a delegation of 246 members to the Games, including athletes, coaches and staff.

, and cancelled or limited other service in the region. “We ask shoppers to buy what they need and save some for their neighbors,” the chain said in a statement. Stories such as that of Sophia Burthen (Pooley), who was bought and sold as a slave in the post-abolition mid-1800s in present-day Hamilton, thus present an inconvenient reality – one artist and curator Andrew Hunter, combining extracts from Burthen’s personal testimony with archival and contemporary images and art, here aims to bring to light. Across the region, residents hunkered down and avoided travel at the behest of government officials, who warned of whiteout conditions. Businesses closed or opened late. Areas closest to the coast were expected to bear the brunt of the storm, which could bring wind gusts as high as 70 mph (113 kph) in New England. Store closures In suburban Boston, a bundled-up Nicky Brown, 34, stood at the doors of Gordon's liquor store in Waltham, Mass. 18) In 2019, Evaristo became an “overnight success” when she won – in a tie with Margaret Atwood – the Booker Prize, the first Black woman to do so in the prize’s 50-year history., waiting for it to open. Philadelphia, New York City, and parts of the Delmarva Peninsula in Delaware, Maryland and Virginia could get 10 inches (25 centimeters) or more." Sixteen-year-old snowboarder Brooke D'Hont will be the youngest athlete competing for Canada at the games and is among 117 who will be making their Olympic debut.

It was supposed to open at 8 a.m. In Maryland, the governor mobilized the National Guard. Secrets of the Sprakkar: Iceland’s Extraordinary Women and How They Are Changing the World , By Eliza Reid (Simon & Schuster, Feb) During her childhood growing up on a hobby farm in the Ottawa Valley, long before she moved away to work for a small software start-up, Eliza Reid’s knowledge about Iceland mostly came from playing Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? on a Commodore 64. local time, and it was already well past that. "My boyfriend is out driving a plow, and I had a bunch of cleaning to do at home, and I want a drink while I'm doing it," she said, as she called the store to find out if it planned to open at all. Snow could fall as fast as 5 inches (nearly 13 centimeters) per hour in spots, including Connecticut, where officials worried about having enough snowplow drivers amid shortages caused by the coronavirus pandemic and other issues. "It's a good day to stay inside and clean. For two decades starting in the 1920s the pair collaborated on a series of striking, Futurist-inspired graphic images created as linocuts – the form was both avant-garde and cheaply accessible – Sybil eventually settling in Canada after their parting of ways. Manitoba has nine, Saskatchewan has six, Nova Scotia has four, Newfoundland and Labrador have three, and New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Yukon each have one athlete.

" A snow-covered street outside a Boston doughnut shop on Saturday. Story continues below advertisement One saving grace, at least in parts of Massachusetts: The snow should fall light and flaky because it is coming with cold weather that dries it out, said Judah Cohen, a winter storm expert for the commercial firm Atmospheric Environmental Research. (Nicholas Pfosi/Reuters) In the seaside town of Newburyport, Mass., north of Boston near the New Hampshire border, officials strongly encouraged residents living along the shore to move to higher ground. Contributing to this report were Associated Press writers Jeff McMillan in Scranton, Pennsylvania; Steve LeBlanc in Cambridge, Massachusetts; William J. The Eye Test: A Case for Human Creativity in the Age of Analytics , By Chris Jones (Twelve, January ) Numbers may not lie, but they don’t necessarily tell the truth. Video posted on social media showed wind and waves battering North Weymouth, Mass., south of Boston, flooding streets with a slurry of frigid water. © 2022 The Canadian Press. This report by The Canadian Press was first published Jan.

Other video showed a street underwater on Nantucket. The Lost Prime Ministers , By Michael Hill (Dundurn, February) The names and accomplishments of Canada’s four prime ministers – Charles Tupper, John Abbott, John Thompson and Mackenzie Bowell – who led our fledgling country in the five-year interregnum between John A Macdonald and Wilfried Laurier have largely been relegated to historical footnotes (the parodic twang of “Mackenzie Bowell” likely hasn’t helped his cause). Power outages in Massachusetts Tens of thousands of homes and businesses lost power in Massachusetts, with failures mounting. No other states reported widespread outages. The storm had two saving graces: dry snow less capable of snapping trees and tearing down power lines, and its timing on a weekend, when schools were closed and few people were commuting. Among them is journalist and novelist Stephen Marche, who in this work of “speculative non-fiction” outlines five scenarios that, in his estimation, could lead to some version of civil war, before ending on the requisite note of hope. A person clears stairs of snow during a nor'easter in New York City's Manhattan borough on Saturday.

(Andrew Kelly/Reuters) Officials from Virginia to Maine warned people to stay off the roads. Rhode Island, all of which was under a blizzard warning, banned all non-emergency road travel starting at 8 a. But where it used to budge mere inches a century, it now moves hundreds of feet a year, hastening the melting of permafrost in the process.m. local time. Fierce winds blew the snow sideways for hours in Providence. Toufah: The Woman Who Inspired an African #MeToo Movement, By Toufah Jallow with Kim Pittaway (Random House, February) In 2014, when Toufah Jallow entered a presidential competition aimed at identifying the brightest young women in her native Gambia, more unexpected than her win was the ensuing proposal of marriage from the president himself, Yahya Jammeh.

In West Hartford, Conn., a tractor-trailer jackknifed on Interstate 84, closing several lanes. Massachusetts banned heavy trucks from interstate highways.S. A pedestrian battles the elements amid a gusty winter storm in Providence, R.I.

, on Saturday. Worn: A People’s History of Clothing, By Sofi Thanhauser (Pantheon, January) The fast, toxic fashion produced by today’s global multinationals is primarily created from two sources: cotton and petroleum. (David Goldman/The Associated Press) On New York's Long Island, East Hampton officials reported near-whiteout conditions, as much as 20 centimetres of snow by midmorning and wind gusts of more than 80 km/h. "There's a lot of drifting of snow, so of course we're urging people not to go out at all, allow the highway crews to do their job," Town Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc said. "It's going to be challenging enough without people getting stuck in the roadway.." Snow piling up In Philadelphia, where 15 centimetres of snow was reported by early Saturday, few drivers ventured onto streets covered in knee-high drifts.

Some parts of the Jersey Shore had more than 33 centimetres by midday, the National Weather Service reported. .