‘Nemo’: The ‘super’ snowstorm is affecting the northeastern of United States
February 9, 2013
New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire and Rhode Island were declared ‘state of emergency’ by the arrival of Nemo, the powerful winter storm that already started covering of snow to the coast and north. So far, one death was confirmed.
The Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick banned the circulation of vehicles, from the afternoon; only service cars, medical personnel and the media can use the roads. Also more than 4,500 flights were canceled.
More than 600,000 customers are without power in nine states from New Jersey to Maine for the path of potentially historic storm affecting the Northeast.
“A winter storm began to swoop capitalized on the northeastern United States with storm conditions forecast for Friday night and early Saturday morning,” National Weather Service said.
The NWS advertises up to 60 inches of snow and possible hurricane force winds of 110 km / h from New Jersey to Maine, on the Canadian border, in a coastal strip that includes the states of New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts.