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As storms move over the Northeast, more than 250,000 people lose power

By 03/15/2023 11:50 AMNo CommentsBy YidInfo Staff

The Northeastern United States had extensive power disruptions and more than a foot of snow from another winter storm.

Parts of New York, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine were without electricity, although reports that the number of outages decreased during the evening from 260,000 customers earlier in the evening to about 228,000 customers by 10 p.m.

The snow also prevented air travel. According to, over 700 flights to and from New York City and Boston’s Logan Airport airports were canceled on Tuesday.

In many areas, the problem is due to heavy snowfall and strong winds. According to NBC News, Worcester County, Massachusetts, has already accumulated more than 2 feet of snow, and Rutland County, Vermont, has nearly 19 inches.

In Derry, New Hampshire. According to the local fire department, snow fell, and a falling tree caught a child.

Firefighters said the kid fully recovered and was hospitalized with minor wounds.

New Hampshire State Police issued a Twitter warning, urging people to avoid the roadways if possible.

On Tuesday, more than 200 accidents and vehicles off the road were handled by New Hampshire troopers.

Due to the ongoing rainstorms, about 300,000 consumers in California still have no electricity.

According to NBC, flood warnings were in effect for more than 800,000 people on Tuesday afternoon in the western United States.

Strong winds caused a massive sheet of glass to fly off a high-rise structure in San Francisco, startling bystanders in the streets below.

Fortunately, nobody was hurt.

In anticipation of additional glass falling, the San Francisco Fire Department issued a “shelter in place” alert. Orders weren’t revoked until after nine o’clock. ET.

Heavy rains throughout the state may worsen flooding issues in already vulnerable places.

According to the National Weather Service, more than 38 million people were under freeze warnings on Tuesday as the extreme weather also affected the south and southeast of the country.

Wednesday morning lows of 25 degrees could be experienced in some areas of northern Alabama. In Alabama, the year 1993 saw the coldest March day ever recorded at 12 degrees.


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