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Arctic Blast: Snow and record cold temperatures in the US today

Arctic blast threatens millions of Americans

Arctic blast can destroy more than 300 records in the US because it brings freezing temperatures to nearly 222 million Americans.

About 6 inches of snow fell in Chicago, where an aircraft slid off the runway at the Hare International Airport. None of the passengers or crew were injured, officials said.

Three cities in Arkansas and Tennessee have reached record levels

Meteorological officials say three cities in Arkansas and Tennessee have created or tied record lows since the winter meteorological system is crawling. through the mid-south region. The National Weather Service said cities in Tennessee Memphis and Jackson have registered low temperatures for Tuesday's date of 21

degrees and 19 degrees, respectively.

Forecasters have stated that the previous record in Memphis was 23 and 21 in Jackson.

The NWS also stated that Jonesboro, Arkansas, had a record low of 20 degrees.

Meanwhile, Memphis and other parts of Tennessee saw light snow on Tuesday. Some school systems cancel classes and others delay the start of the school day.

– AP

More than 10 inches of snow in Buffalo, New York

Total snow exceeded 10 inches at Buffalo Airport by Tuesday morning, making the first significant snowfall in New York a record date. National meteorological records show 8.7 inches fell before 12:00 a.m. Tuesday broke the 5.3-inch record set in 1942.

A bus carrying seven passengers rolled over to one side along a snow-covered highway. south of Syracuse. No one was seriously injured in the 1:30 a.m. crash on a New York City bus Tuesday, police said. They say that unjustified speed for conditions was a factor.

Rochester will eventually dig from a similar amount. There are also many school closures and delays.

– AP

Record-low temperatures set in 6 cities in Kansas

Cold front, which froze much of Kansas, set at least six low-temperature records, National Weather Service reports Wichita, Salina, Russell, Dodge City, Garden City and Medicine Lodge set low temperature records early Tuesday

The lowest temperature was in Garden City, which dropped to minus 1, breaking the record of 7 set in 2018. The highest temperature in the six cities was 8 in Wichita, which broke the former record of 9.

Wichita, Salina, Dodge City and the Medical Lodge broke records set in 1911.

Much of Kansas experienced freezing. temperatures after the Arctic air mass moves from the Rocky Mountains to northern New England on Monday, with forecasters saying that much of the affected region will see record cold temperatures on Tuesday.

– AP

"The coldest we can be"

The National Weather Service said Tuesday and Wednesday it could be seen record cold from the southern plains to the Mississippi Valley to the Great Lakes and beyond it, thanks to what it calls the "Arctic air mass" that began in Siberia

will still have a lot of snow Tuesday in parts of the northeast, as the Meteorological Service said the region could see up to one snow, creating what she called "dangerous travel conditions."

  Snow and low temperatures bring winter in Chicago
A cyclist walks a snowy street in Humboldt Park on November 11, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois.


Meanwhile, temperatures were expected to freeze south to the Gulf Coast.

Records are also expected to break in Chicago. Meteorological Service meteorologist Kevin Birk said the high value of the Wind City is expected to reach 21 degrees, seven degrees lower than the previous record set for November 12. Low temperatures in Illinois, Wisconsin and Iowa may fall in single digits, according to Birk.

"This is an air mass that is more typical in mid-January than in mid-November," Birk said. "Pretty much the coldest we can be during this time of year (s) can break records across the region."

– AP

4 deaths related to poor weather driving

At least four people were killed Monday in car crashes involving snow, ice and poor driving conditions, officials said.

In Michigan, three people were killed in a two-vehicle crash, according to a Facebook post by Eaton County Sheriff. "It is believed that very poor road conditions have been a factor in this crash. However, it is still under investigation," the sheriff's office wrote.

In Kansas, an 8-year-old girl was killed when a car lost control of an ice highway, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol. The car crossed the center line and hit the vehicle carrying the child with its head forward, causing another vehicle to close its car.

– Victoria Albert

More than a foot of snow is expected in parts of the northeast

Freezing temperatures in the United States

More than a foot of snow is expected in some parts of the Northeast in the next days . The National Weather Service said northern Maine could see 10 to 14 inches of snow Tuesday, and parts of central and northern Vermont could also see up to one foot of snow.

Smaller quantities are expected in northern New Hampshire and parts of the Western Mountains and Mountains of Maine. In other areas there will be a mixture of rain with ice and only a centimeter or two of snow. Temperatures will dip into single digits Tuesday night in the northern half of Maine and New Hampshire. Cold temperatures will continue on Wednesday before warming up a little later in the week.

– AP

More than 1,000 flights canceled in Chicago

Airlines at Hare and Midway airports canceled more than 1000

The National Weather Service issued a winter weather council that was in place by 2pm. Total accumulations are expected to reach 3 to 6 inches, with the largest snowfall expected in northern and central Chicago. The total snow was expected to be 2 to 4.

A record of snowfall in Hare was made every day by 3.4 inches of measurable snow by noon. Average delays are over 90 minutes at Hare and less than 15 minutes at Midway.

Snow-crushing rush hour at the peak of St. Louis

Sixty-one crashes were reported near the St. Louis metro area on Monday as snow began to fall, CBS affiliate KMOV-TV reported. Nine people were injured in the crash, according to the Missouri Highway Patrol.

Snow also impaired traffic on a number of interconnections. On an interstate, tractor-trailer with knives blocked by all traffic to the east, KMOV reports. On the other hand, an inverted tractor trailer blocks all but one lane east.


Black Jack Fire Department

The city is recommended by winter time until 18:00. CST, with expected 1 to 2 inches of snow. Winds are expected to reach 30 mph. The National Weather Service has warned that "the rapid fall in temperatures in the 1920s could lead to a freezing freezing of rough roads, bridges and overpasses."

Airplane sliding from runway to Chicago

A flight by US Airlines from Greensboro, North Carolina slid onto the runway at Chicago's Hare International Airport on Monday morning after its landing clicked. None of the 38 passengers or three crew members were injured.

"I think everybody just held their breath because we didn't know what was coming. A lot of people were clutching at this, grabbing seats in front of us, "passenger Sean Steel told CBS Chicago.

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