Daily Archives: January 11, 2011

South Digs Out While Major Nor’easter Aims for Northeast

The same storm system responsible for the snow across the Deep South will bring heavy snow to the Mid-Atlantic States into New England today and tomorrow. The heaviest snow is expected from northern New Jersey into Rhode Island and Connecticut with 10-14” possible. Heavy lake effect snow showers can also be expected, especially across northern Ohio into northwestern Pennsylvania where up to 8-10” of snow is possible.

Australia’s “Inland Tsunami”

it’s been weeks of flooding that has befallen eastern Australia. Low pressure troughs seem to just park themselves over the area with widespread rainfall totals of up to three inches per day — day after day. Yesterday’s news reported six inches in 30 minutes in Toowoomba, a city that typically receives 37 inches of rainfall annually. It was this heavy rainfall that lead to the flooding which earned the nickname, “the inland tsunami.”