Peter Geiger, the editor of the Farmers’ Almanac, tells the KDKA Morning News: “I think you’re going to get at least your average [snowfall], which I think is 42 or 45 inches of snow. Cold and average snowfall is what we are saying as an overall.”
Geiger says they are predicting five major East Coast storms during the winter, but isn’t sure how many, if any, will reach Western Pennsylvania.
Hurricane Maria tore across Puerto Rico Wednesday unleashing destructive winds, which knocked out power to the entire island, and “catastrophic” flooding.
About 1.8 million homes and businesses in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties were without power Sunday afternoon as Hurricane Irma’s winds thrashed South Florida. As of 3:30 p.m. in Miami-Dade, 845,100 customers didn’t have power, according to FPL’s data. In Broward, 608,070 were without power.
President Donald Trump struck a deal with Democrats earlier this week
That bill cleared the Senate Thursday and headed back to the House
Miami-Dade County ordered a mandatory evacuation, its first in 12 years, for more than 100,000 residents of mobile homes, barrier islands and low-lying mainland areas. The orders, which take effect at 9 a.m. Thursday, affect areas considered particularly vulnerable to storm surge, including Key Biscayne and Miami Beach.