U.S. can boast that in the first days of the new year, the prevalence of snow across the country has reached the highest in 10 years. Currently, permanent snow cover was formed by 67% of U.S. 48-states out of 51.
2012-2013 winter snowfall could surpass the record year 2010, when the snow was covered with 61% of the area related to the United States. Media townsfolk this winter has been dubbed "Snegmaggedon" because it has brought many local record for the most snowfall in the day, the thickness of the snow cover in many communities, particularly in Philadelphia, Washington and Baltimore.
Bessnezhiya period, which began in 2004, forecasters called climatic anomalies associated with the general warming of waters in the North Atlantic. American winter, especially in the eastern part of the continent is much softer than before. Except, perhaps, was in 2010, when the snows were frequent and abundant. Snowfall surprised and almost every year it is in December.