The North East is bracing itself for not only record breaking sub zero temperatures but also for what weather pundits are terming a 'Bomb Cyclone' - but what is it exactly?
January 02, 2018 Licentie
A bomb cyclone is windy. With hurricane-force gusts of 40 to 60 mph, pedestrians need to bundle up as best they can.
January 03, 2018 Licentie
It is cold. A high of 13 degrees Fahrenheit is forecast for NYC Friday (with a low of 2 degrees). New Hampshire's Mt. Washington is facing a low of -37 degrees Fahrenheit on Friday, January 5th.
It can be fun. Properly wrapped up, ice skaters enjoy Boston's Lagoon in the Public Garden.
It is damaging. The intense cold and freezing temperatures will ice up waterways and can bring coastal flooding.
It is a monster. Bone-chilling conditions will affect the eastern seaboard, from Florida all the way to New England.
It is beautiful. The explosive storm can generate beautiful wintry landscapes. Here, the American side of Niagara Falls is nearly all frozen.
Preparations are already underway across the Northeastern US, with salt trucks revving aplenty. Stay warm!