‘Weird News’: ‘Huge’ Ice Storms, Ice Packs Found in New York
A massive ice storm is now forming in the Atlantic Ocean, bringing the National Weather Service with it a “huge” amount of heavy rain.
The storm is expected to hit New York City late Tuesday or early Wednesday.
The storm is bringing up to 15 inches of snow to the city and damaging roads and bridges.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio told reporters Wednesday that a huge amount of ice was moving through the area.
He said at one point it was about a foot deep, and there were people stuck in their cars.
De Blasio said people should expect to see ice pellets, ice cubes, ice chunks, and ice flakes.
He also said there was a chance of more snow.
A storm warning was issued for parts of New York, Connecticut, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York and New York State.
The weather service is reporting an extremely dangerous condition in the storm’s center, with gusts up to 100 miles per hour (161 km/h).
The storm could bring winds of up to 110 mph (185 km/hr) and could cause power outages.
The National Weather Bureau issued a severe thunderstorm watch in all of the Northeast.
The agency has declared an area of high threat for ice and snow in New England, including New York state, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Vermont, and Connecticut.
The ice storm was expected to move toward the U.S. west coast Tuesday.
The National Weather Services is warning that parts of the East Coast could see significant ice storms and ice and rain in the coming days.
A big ice storm could be seen forming in some parts of Alaska, as well as parts of Canada.
Snow was also forecast in parts of China.
The winter storm could move into Europe later today, but it’s not expected to affect people there, the weather service said.