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Posted January 24, 2016 - 09:13 AM

Here are the top snow and ice totals by state reported as of 2:14 a.m. Sunday, with the highest snow totals listed first:

Mid-Atlantic and Northeast (Friday-Saturday)

  • West Virginia: 40 inches of snow in Glengary, in the eastern panhandle of West Virginia.
  • Virginia: 39 inches in Philomont, about 25 miles northwest of Washington, D.C.
  • Maryland: 38 inches in Redhouse, in western Maryland. Redhouse is 150 miles west of Baltimore.
  • New York: 30.5 inches at JFK Airport in New York City.
  • Pennsylvania: 35.5 inches at Somerset, about 25 miles southwest of Altoona.
  • New Jersey: 29.6 inches at Whitehouse, in Readington Township in the northern part of the state.
  • Connecticut: 16 inches at Greenwich, near the New York border in far southwestern Connecticut.
  • Delaware: 15.5 inches at Woodside in Kent County.
  • Rhode Island: 15.5 inches at Westerly, in the southwestern corner of the state.
  • Massachusetts: 14.5 inches at West Harwich on Cape Cod.

South and Ohio Valley (Friday-Early Saturday)

  • Kentucky: 22 inches near Booneville in eastern Kentucky; 12.2 inches of snow and 0.30 inch of ice in Bowling Green; 2 inch per hour snowfall rates in Jackson with a storm total of 16.2 inches
  • North Carolina: 19 inches near Old Fort. Also 0.65 inches of ice glaze near Selma.
  • Ohio: 17 inches in Graysville, in southeast Ohio, about 80 miles southwest of Pittsburgh.
  • Tennessee: 14 inches in Jamestown. Nashville reported thundersnow during the day Friday with a storm total of 8 inches.
  • Arkansas: 8 inches near Sherwood, Cabot and Jacksonville.
  • Georgia: 7.5 inches at Dillard in Rabun County of far northeast Georgia.
  • South Carolina: 7.5 inches of snow in Inman; 1/2 inch of ice glaze in Fort Mill. Both are close to the North Carolina border.
  • Illinois: 5.5 inches at Shawneetown, in the southeastern parts of the state near the Ohio River.
  • Indiana: 5 inches in Floyds Knobs, just over the Ohio River from Louisville.
  • Alabama: 3.5 inches near Harvest, just to the northwest of Huntsville.
  • Louisiana: 2.5 inches in Haynesville, near the Arkansas border.
  • Mississippi: 2 inches in Oxford and Myrtle, both in northern Mississippi.

During the early stages of Jonas' development, snow fell in the Plains states Thursday. Snowfall totals included:

  • Kansas: 10 inches in Barnes; 9.5 inches in Haddam
  • Nebraska: 9 inches in Hebron; 8 inches in Hubbell
  • Missouri: 3 inches snow in East Prairie
High Winds

Very high winds developed over the Mid-Atlantic, just north of the low pressure center associated with Winter Storm Jonas, later expanding into parts of southeastern New England.

Some of the highest reported wind gusts thus far include:

  • 85 mph on Assateague Island in Maryland (4:40 a.m. Saturday)
  • 75 mph Dewey Beach, Delaware (7:35 a.m. Saturday)
  • 75 mph at Langley Air Force Base near Newport News, Virginia (12:43 a.m. Saturday)
  • 73 mph at Siasconsett, Massachusetts on Nantucket Island (2:47 p.m. Saturday)
  • 73 mph in Lewes, Delaware (6:18 a.m. Saturday)
  • 72 mph at Good Luck Point, New Jersey (6:49 a.m. Saturday)
  • 71 mph in Poquoson, Virginia (1 a.m. Saturday)
  • 70 mph at Marshfield, Massachusetts (4:55 p.m. Saturday)
  • 70 mph at Wallops Island, Virginia (4:32 a.m. Saturday)
  • 69 mph at Cape Henry in Virginia Beach, Virginia (12:12 a.m. Saturday)
  • 68 mph at Tuckerton, New Jersey (6:47 a.m. Saturday)
  • 66 mph in Georgetown, Delaware (4:40 a.m. Saturday)

Top sustained winds include:

  • 57 mph at Assateague Island, Maryland (4:40 a.m. Saturday)
  • 56 mph just offshore at the Chesapeake Light buoy east of Virginia Beach, Virginia (12 a.m. Saturday)
  • 59 mph in Lewes, Delaware (6:24 a.m. Saturday)
  • 55 mph at Cape Henry in Virginia Beach, Virginia (12:12 a.m. Saturday)
  • 55 mph at the Brandywine Light buoy in lower Delaware Bay (5:00 a.m. Saturday)
  • 53 mph at Wallops Island, Virginia (4:36 a.m. Saturday)

 

Early Sunday Updates

2:23 a.m. EST: The storm total snowfall at Philadelphia International Airport is reported as 22.4 inches.

2:14 a.m. EST: Snowfall totals through 1 a.m. at New York City have increased to 27.9 inches at LaGaurdia Airport; 26.8 inches at Central Park. The next official observations will be released shortly after 7 a.m.

1:52 a.m. EST: Based on National Weather Service climate report data, JFK Airport in NYC has now reached 30.5 inches for storm total snowfall from Jonas. New York becomes the fifth state to record 30 inches or more of snow from Winter Storm Jonas.

Saturday Updates

11:59 p.m. EST Saturday: The top snowfall total in New Jersey has nudged up to 29.6 inches at Whitehouse, in Readington Township in the northern part of the state. With light snow still falling across the area, the final top snowfall total for the state could exceed 30 inches.

11:37 p.m. EST: Most of the warnings and advisories have been dropped to the northwest of I-95 from Richmond to New York City, as the axis of snow shifts east. Periods of snow will likely continue near the immediate shoreline into early Sunday morning, especially over Cape Cod and the Islands, where snow could linger into the predawn hours.

10:36 p.m. EST: Lingering snow across the I-95 corridor in southern New England has bumped up the top snowfall totals to 16 inches at Greenwich, Connecticut; 15.5 inches at Westerly, Rhode Island; 14.5 inches at West Harwich, Massachusetts.

10:10 p.m. EST: Flakes are still flying in New Jersey, where the top snowfall total in the state is now Madison with 29 inches.

8:55 p.m. EST: The official snowfall report from Baltimore-Washington International Airport is 29.2 inches, setting an all-time record for a single snowstorm at that location. Winter Storm Jonas is the first storm on record to bring more than two feet of snow to both Baltimore and New York City.

8:18 p.m. EST: Delaware has a new top snowfall amount of 15.5 inches at Woodside in Kent County.

7:55 p.m. EST: Official snowfall reports from the National Weather Service through 7 p.m. include 28.3 inches at Dulles International Airport; 27.7 inches at JFK Airport in New York City, which is an all-time record snowfall at JFK from a single snowstorm. Other totals in the area are still being reviewed.

7:07 p.m. EST: More than two feet of snow has fallen in Baltimore and New York City. Through 7 p.m., 27 inches of snow was reported at JFK Airport in New York City; 26 inches of snow was reported at Baltimore-Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport; 25 inches at LaGuardia Airport in New York City.

6:46 p.m. EST: Heavy snow in New Jersey has pushed the state's top snowfall total to 27 inches so far at Clinton.

6:21 p.m. EST: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania has set a new record for its largest snowstorm on record, after receiving 28.6 inches of snow.

6:00 p.m. EST: Snow is quickly piling up across parts of southern New England, where the top snowfall totals have increased to 10 inches in Massachusetts (West Yarmouth); 7.8 inches in Rhode Island (Westerly); 7 inches in Connecticut (Bridgeport).

5:31 p.m. EST: Strong winds continue to impact southeastern Massachusetts, where a wind gust to 70 mph has been reported at Marshfield.

5:04 p.m. EST: Intense snowfall is impacting New York City, as JFK Airport reports 3 inches of snow in the last hour and a total storm snowfall of 24 inches.

4:53 p.m. EST: Unofficial snowfall totals as of 4 p.m. include 26.5 inches at Dulles International Airport; 19.8 inches at Baltimore-Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport; 17.7 inches at Philadelphia International Airport; 21.8 inches at Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey; and 19.5 inches at Central Park in New York City. The Reagan National Airport total has been retracted by the National Weather Service, due to a possible measurement error.

4:37 p.m. EST: The top snowfall total in Pennsylvania continues to climb, now reaching 35 inches at Somerset, about 25 miles southwest of Altoona.

4:33 p.m. EST: With more than 18 inches of snow at Washington, D.C. and New York City, this appears to be the first snowstorm on record with at least 18 inches of snow at both of those locations, but this has not yet been confirmed by the National Weather Service.

4:21 p.m. EST: A new top snowfall total in Virginia is 39 inches at Philomont, about 25 miles northwest of Washington, D.C.

4:17 p.m. EST: Blizzard criteria have been reached at Nantucket, Massachusetts, where winds have been gusting over 35 mph with 1/4 mile visibility and heavy snow since 12:31 p.m.

4:03 p.m. EST: Harrisburg International Airport in Pennsylvania is reporting 23 inches of snow, now the third largest snowstorm on record for the area, only behind the blizzards of 1983 and 1996. They may surpass both of those events later this evening.

3:41 p.m. EST: Blizzard warnings have been expanded to include Cape Cod in southeastern Massachusetts.

3:28 p.m. EST: New Jersey has a new top snowfall total of 19.6 inches at Roselle in Union County.

3:15 p.m. EST: Heavy snow is now impacting parts of Cape Cod and the Islands, where a snowfall total of 5.0 inches has been reported on Nantucket.

3:11 p.m. EST: The top snowfall total in Pennsylvania is now 32 inches at Cairnbrook, about 25 miles southwest of Altoona.

3:05 p.m. EST: Siasconsett, Massachusetts on Nantucket Island reports a wind gust to 73 mph at 2:47 p.m., following a gust to 69 mph at 2:38 p.m.

2:45 p.m. EST: The first 40 inch snowfall total has been reported in Glengary, West Virginia, located in the eastern panhandle of West Virginia.

2:20 p.m. EST: The roof of an unoccupied Dollar General store has collapsed under the weight of snow in Somerset, Kentucky, according to a report relayed by the National Weather Service.

2:11 p.m. EST: The death toll has risen to eight after a storm-related death was confirmed in Tennessee. The Knox County sheriff's department said a car slid off a roadway, killing the driver and injuring a passenger, according to the Associated Press.

1:57 p.m. EST: LaGuardia Airport in New York City reports 16.2 inches of snowfall through 1 p.m.; that's the new top snowfall total in the entire state of New York for Jonas. All of that snow has fallen since midnight, making today the fourth-snowiest calendar day at LaGuardia since records began in 1945.

1:45 p.m. EST: In Allentown, Pennsylvania, the official snowfall total through 1 p.m. is 21.2 inches; that's the third-highest two-day snowfall and fourth-highest three-day snowfall on record. The standing records are 25.6 inches in two days and 25.9 inches in three days, both from the Blizzard of 1996.

1:44 p.m. EST: Official snowfall totals through 1 p.m. include 23.5 inches at Dulles International Airport in northern Virginia; that's the second-highest two-day snowfall and the third-highest three-day snowfall on record there, though records only go back to 1962 at Dulles.

1:25 p.m. EST: Redhouse, Maryland, reports 38 inches of snowfall – the new top snow total from Winter Storm Jonas in any state.

1:12 p.m. EST: According to a tweet posted by the New York Police Department, anyone on the road in New York City after 2:30 p.m. will be arrested. A travel ban goes into effect for New York City beginning at 2:30 p.m.

1:10 p.m. EST: The new top snowfall total in Pennsylvania is 31 inches near Windber in Somerset County.

1:08 p.m. EST: In New York City, the Broadway League has announced that all Broadway matinee and evening performances are canceled for Saturday.

1:05 p.m. EST: Virginia's top snowfall total has increased yet again; it's now 33 inches in Winchester, in the northwest part of the state.

12:51 p.m. EST: The new top snowfall total for the Commonwealth of Virginia is 31 inches near Philomont in Loudoun County, west of Washington D.C. We will receive updated official snowfall totals for the major airport observation sites in the region around 1 p.m., in accordance with standard practice.

12:40 p.m EST: The new top snowfall total for the state of Maryland is 32 inches at Redhouse, in the far western part of the state.

12:15 p.m. EST: The National Weather Service has issued a special weather statement for the New York City area for snowfall rates of 2 to 3 inches per hour and wind gusts to 50 mph Saturday afternoon.

11:40 a.m. EST: Top storm snowfall total is now 34 inches in Tunnelton, West Virginia, located in the northern part of the state.


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Posted January 24, 2016 - 09:27 AM

That was one nasty storm for sure!


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Posted January 24, 2016 - 09:30 AM

And I thought it was bad enough here in Ky.  I don't know what a really bad blizzard is!


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Posted January 24, 2016 - 10:02 AM

We'd be up the creek without a snowboard here in MN if we had totals like some of those. It would takes days to clean that up. For those east coast cities where complete removal is necessary, it's going to take all week to fix this.

Hopefully power outages are not an issue, and remember to exercise patience if you attempt to go somewhere.

Also, you can cruise around and show off your GT's prowess and impress everyone!
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Posted January 24, 2016 - 10:27 AM

The winds were our biggest problem, we had a gust here, 30 miles inland, of 66 m.p.h. Sustained at times of 50 plus.


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Posted January 24, 2016 - 01:41 PM

IMG_1299.JPG IMG_1300.JPG IMG_1298.JPG Couple of pics from this morning
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Posted January 24, 2016 - 02:29 PM

attachicon.gifIMG_1299.JPGattachicon.gifIMG_1300.JPGattachicon.gifIMG_1298.JPGCouple of pics from this morning

Bet those plow trucks had a fun time.


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Posted January 24, 2016 - 07:39 PM

The weather guessers got it WAY OFF here.  We were supposed to get 2-5 inches.  We ended up with 19.  We lucked out and only got a minimal amount of wind overnight and it was done this morning.  It was light and fluffy so we did have some drifting this morning but we got it all cleaned up.  I am glad its over finally.  We had a busy day at work trying to get rid of it yesterday.  Luckily we had a bunch of part timers that we called in to plow as I was stuck at the Township shed a good part of the day fixing breakdowns on equipment.  Heck I have been so busy the past 36 hours I have not even looked at a t.v. to see whats going on.  Looks like most of you guys made it through ok.  Thats great to here, and I am glad after 27 1/2 hours of work in 36 hours with only 3 1/2 hours of sleep that I am still here to talk about it.  Now to rest up for whatever we get on Tuesday.  I've heard there is a potential of freezing rain now, that'll just be great!


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Posted January 24, 2016 - 07:58 PM

I'm gonna have several hours of limb picking up when this mess melts, the wind did a number on us. Our daughter and son in law had a large pine snap off and fall, just missed the house and deck.
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Posted January 25, 2016 - 05:12 AM

We didn't see many plows out in the storm. Our neighborhood gets a lot of drifting. So they waited until the storm was over to open our road. It gave 8-10 foot snowbanks at places. I am glad it's over.
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Posted January 25, 2016 - 06:45 AM

I bet a lot of you members who live in the snow belt can't understand how 30" of snow is such a big deal . heck my sister in law lives in Syracuse and if they get 30" the kids are happy because they might get a 2 hour delay for school lol  Most places here the towns don't have the equipment to handle snows like this . Local TV today showed streets that haven't seen a plow yet !  


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Posted January 25, 2016 - 07:15 PM

Well, nice sunny day here, the snow we had last week, not much, all gone now.  39* right now at 7:00 pm.  No complaints here!  Supposed to have rained today, but guess will be tonight, and then mix and snow tommorrow. But THEN, that nice warm temps start-up again and be all gone.  Man, this winter is TUFF!


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Posted January 26, 2016 - 12:35 PM

  • Ohio: 17 inches in Graysville, in southeast Ohio, about 80 miles southwest of Pittsburgh

 

That place is 45 miles south of me.  I actually worked close to their at one time.  The got 17" of snow.  A ruler in my back yard showed we got exactly 5 and half inches.

 

Crazy how it was either you got slammed or you didn't.

 

I drove into the camp last night in Metz WV.  No one had been out the road since I left before the snow.  The snow was so deep I was plowing it with my front bumper as I drove in.  I went in with 4x4 traction control off about 5mph and just crept through and made a path, then I went back out 3 times widening out my tire tracks.  Super highway in there now!  When I walked from the 3 stall garage to my little cabin the snow was over my knees! 


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