It’s 9 p.m. here in Baltimore and the snowpocalypse isn’t even close to being over, in fact, it’s just beginning to kick into high gear.
We’ve got about 3-4 inches on the ground right now and the snow is coming down so hard, you can barely see out the window. I just took a first pass at shoveling our driveway and this snow is extremely heavy. This kind of snow will certainly lead to trees falling and knocking out power lines, not to mention roofs collapsing.
Forecasters are now officially calling for 2-3 feet of snow and some are even calling this a Katrina-like event for the mid-Atlantic states (a “Katrina Kahuna” to be specific). Overnight, snow will fall at a rate of 2-3 inches per hour.
It is very easy to see how this will almost certainly shatter existing snowfall records as this area of low pressure is enormous.
To make matters worse, assuming that we get through this without incident, we can start worrying about the next snowstorm which should hit the area by middle of next week.
This weekend’s storm will be a serious threat to public safety.
Stay tuned to our Snowpocalypse page for the latest updates.
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