All the north-eastern states of the U.S. is preparing to blow thick snow system called Nemo. It is expected that this part of the United States will fall more than 0.6 meters of snow, and the wind speed at the same time exceeds 96 km / h This can result in zero visibility on the road and complete paralysis of life in both small and large cities in the north-east. High risk of extensive flooding of coastal areas of Massachusetts and surges of up to 1.2 meters.
Forecasters compare this atmospheric phenomenon with a violent storm in 1978 and did not rule out a repeat scenario. Over the north-eastern United States must meet two fairly strong storm system, after which the atmosphere will be great pressure gradient, and hence wind speed and gusts of over 118 km / h
The first system is temporarily located in the south-eastern United States. The last night she was "thrown" on the ground by about 25-51 mm of rain, constantly fueled by humid air masses from the Gulf of Mexico. The second storm hovered over Illinois and Indiana and carries a very cold air that could turn heavy rainfall from the first storm in tons of snow and greatly reduce the temperature in the north-east, where he will encounter. An hour in the disaster area may drop from 76 to 101 mm of snow.
As the threat of supermeteli more than real, residents northeast encouraged to forget about long trips, prepare to turn off electricity and water supplies to cook and drink, and other necessities.
In 1978, similar weather conditions have led to dire consequences. The losses from the storm amounted to $ 1.85 billion, killing about 100 Americans, north-east coast was paralyzed, thousands of buildings damaged. Then received more than 762 mm of snow. In many ways, the victims could have been avoided if the system meteoslezheniya and warning would have been more perfect. Forecasters see a looming storm two days before the X hours, but the population is mostly ignored their prognosis.
Warning announced snowstorms in the northeastern United States.
After connecting the two storms arise a new super-storm, which by its scope may make history.
Eve supershtorma rainfall in the south-eastern states has greatly increased.
Storm number 2 will bring cold and snow, the storm united number one closer to the north-east.
Destroyed in the storm house. Revere, 1978.
Surges caused a wave of large-scale destruction during blizzards and storms in 1978.
Indicators snegoizmeritelnyh devices quickly exceeded the mark of 30 cm in the north-eastern United States.