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  • Heather dropped heavy snow across the Tennessee Valley in mid-January.
  • The storm dumped “zero inch” lines of snow in several Northeast cities, including New York.
  • Snow and ice from this storm also affected parts of the west and south.

Winter Storm Heather brought icy conditions to parts of the Northwest and South, sparked avalanches in the Rocky Mountains, and dropped record-long streaks of less than an inch of snow in several cities in the Northeast.

Here is a summary of Heather's history: Heather entered the northwest on Saturday, January 13, then spread across the south from until Tuesday, January 15.

The first impacts were felt in Oregon as a Pacific low pressure system came ashore near Lincoln, Oregon. Relatively warm Pacific air pushed over cooler air east of the Cascades and into the Willamette Valley and Columbia River Gorge.

A combination of 2 to 5 inches of snow, sleet and winds as strong as 45 mph were reported in Portland.

Winds blow in the Columbia River Gorge east of Portland It climbed well above hurricane force.

Many trees have been reported It fell across the Portland/Vancouver metro area.

Ice and sleet in Salem and Eugene, Oregon, caused several accidents in the Willamette Valley, according to KVAL.com. Up to an inch of ice accumulated in high terrain around Eugene and along the Pacific Coast near Lincoln, Oregon.

While things began to dry out in the northwest on January 14, snow spread eastward into the central Rockies and Central Plains. Heavy snow from heather caused an avalanche near Winter Park, Colorado.

In Utah, several resorts in Cottonwood Canyons were closed due to avalanche mitigation. Heavy snow and gusty winds prompted avalanche forecasters at the Utah Avalanche Center to… Issuing severe risk assessments In most parts of the state.

Winter weather news as it happened across the country on January 15

As the system moved into the eastern half of the country, its circulation disintegrated, but its jet remnants illuminated an area of ​​freezing rain, sleet and snow across the south. Snow fell over the plains in Dallas and Tulsa, while roads in San Antonio and Houston were covered in ice.

Daniel Cole uses a plastic spoon to scrape snow off the front of his car in downtown Florence, Alabama, Monday, January 15, 2024. (Dan Busey/The TimesDaily via AP)Daniel Cole uses a plastic spoon to scrape snow off the front of his car in downtown Florence, Alabama, Monday, January 15, 2024. (Dan Busey/The TimesDaily via AP)

Daniel Cole uses a plastic spoon to remove snow from the front of his car in downtown Florence, Alabama, Monday, January 15, 2024.

(Dan Posey/The Times Daily via AP)

Several cities from Texas to Ohio canceled their MLK Day celebrations due to the winter weather.

(a witness: The southern United States suffers from snow and ice in the heather)

Parts of metro Nashville, Tennessee, saw more than 6 inches of snow from January 14-15. There were even a few Skating on Bell Street In Memphis while The city became covered In several inches of snow.

A wintry mix was seen in the far south Houston And Corpus Christi. Portions of Interstate 10 were closed during the morning commute on Jan. 15, as snow and ice caused several accidents. Lake effect snow was seen in Fort Worth, Texas.

More than 2,100 flights were canceled across the central sector of the country on January 15 alone, with significant delays to flights from Dallas, Denver and Chicago. Schools were also closed Tuesday after the MLK holiday from Louisiana to Alabama as unrest seeped into the work week. Airports in New York, Houston and Nashville experienced delays on January 16.

Heather causes nightmares traveling from Mississippi to Pennsylvania on January 16

While still spreading icy chaos across the South, heather snow spread northeastward into the mid-Atlantic and northeastern regions on January 16. A heather circulation was redeveloped off the east coast and east of the Index, meaning almost all the snow was in the northeast. .

Lines of “zero inch” snow were cut for more than 700 days in the Northeast. Both Baltimore (4.9 inches) and Philadelphia (1.5 inches) ended record-long streaks without an inch of snow in a single day on Sunday. New York City's Central Park picked up a storm total of 1.4 inches, with an inch of it falling on Monday, thus ending a record 701-day stretch without a daily snowfall of an inch or more.

Washington, D.C., ended its second-longest streak with a rise of 4.1 inches.

Early on January 17, a storm was sweeping across eastern Canada and rain had stopped in the United States, but bitterly cold air swept through the East and the Great Lakes. Temperatures dropped into the single digits across the South and wind chills dropped to 20 and 30 degrees below zero across large parts of the Plains and Midwest.

Around the Great Lakes, cold air turned warm lakes into lake-like snow machines, which dropped feet of snow on Buffalo. Snow continued to fall on January 18 with the arrival of Winter Storm Indigo.

Snow and extreme cold air mass have iced streets across the Interstate 65 corridor and caused… Nashville schools will remain closed A week after Heather passed. Some roads in northern Alabama were impassable for most of this time.

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