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As of 3:30 a.m. EST Saturday, the reports below are no longer being updated. For a recap of the storm, click here.
Ice, snow and heavy rain are walloping the northeastern United States as a multi-faceted winter storm impacts the region.
On the warmer side of the storm, ice jams and flooding advisories are in affect in areas of Ohio, western Pennsylvania and New York due to rising temperatures and heavy rainfall. Small streams will continue to spill out of their banks, while ice jams will continue to develop on some area rivers.
On the storm's backside, an invasion of arctic air and wintry precipitation will lead to slippery and dangerous travel, airline delays, flight cancellations and the risk of power outages.
Even where roads are wet and slushy, plunging temperatures will lead to a rapid freeze-up in many areas into the weekend.
Ice storm, snow, flooding and a freeze-up to create dangers in northeastern US
Snow, ice may freeze up travel in midwestern US into Friday night
Ice floes, jams can pose major dangers during winter and spring
Fresh wave of cold air to freeze central, eastern US through midweek
1:30 a.m. EST Saturday:
Rain is transitioning to sleet across the central Appalachians. Watch for rapidly deteriorating roadway conditions and slick patches as temperatures continue to fall.
12:00 a.m. EST Saturday:
Ice-jam flooding is triggering roadway flooding in eastern portions of New York state. Law enforcement also reports flooded parking lots in Montpelier, Vermont.
Flood Warning for areas along the Sacandaga River between Northville and Wells due to an ice jam. Water flowing over State Route 30 in spots: pic.twitter.com/zQ9qkDK5bo— NWS Albany (@NWSAlbany) January 13, 2018
10:54 p.m. EST Friday: A new ice jam is causing the water level on the Saco River near Conway, New Hampshire to rise toward flood stage. Areas along the river near Conway may experience flooding tonight as the water level rises.
Here we go. We're in action stage Saco River in Conway. An ice jam has formed. The river is expected to rise above flood stage tonight. pic.twitter.com/zCxCedzO1v— Charlie Lopresti (@CharlieWGME) January 13, 2018
10:19 p.m. EST Friday: The National Guard has arrived at the scene of the major accident on I-40 in Tennessee to help clear the roadway. Many vehicles were involved in the crash, which occured on Friday afternoon, including several tractor trailers.
10:11 p.m. EST Friday: Major highways around Nashville, Tennessee are closed due to accidents, including I-24 east, I-40 west and I-65 north. Many roads are also slick into Saturday due to snow and ice.
[815 pm] Dangerous travel conditions tonight due to ice and snow on the roads, with most interstates closed and dozens of accidents! Travel is NOT recommended around the #Nashville metro area and areas to the west and north #Tennessee #tnwx #tspotter pic.twitter.com/sRGOHXWrtX— NWS Nashville (@NWSNashville) January 13, 2018
8:50 p.m. EST Friday: Freezing rain is being reported around Pittsburgh and will glaze many untreated surfaces. Freezing rain is expected to change over to snow tonight and will accumulate several inches.
8:18 p.m. EST Friday: Heavy rain has led to flooding around State College, Pennsylvania. Roads that experience flooding may freeze overnight as temperatures drop below freezing, leading to slippery travel.
TRAFFIC: Due to the heavy rain some Borough and Township streets are experiencing flooding. Please use reduce your speed if you must travel or consider staying in for tonight. Never drive thru flooded streets or intersections.— State College Police (@StateCollegePD) January 13, 2018
7:09 p.m. EST Friday: Over 4,000 flights have been delayed across the eastern United States today, including major airports along the Northeast’s I-95 corridor, according to FlightStats. Weather has contributed to these delays with airports across the region experiencing gusty winds, low clouds or snow.
Our crews are working hard to keep our runways open and operational. Remember to check with your airline BEFORE braving the roads and heading to BNA. Safe travels. pic.twitter.com/ndghXDeim1— Fly Nashville (@Fly_Nashville) January 12, 2018
6:12 p.m. EST Friday: Many areas from Indianapolis to Nashville have received 3 to 6 inches of snow with snow still falling. People across the Ohio and Tennessee Valleys should use caution when driving on Friday night due to snow-covered roads.
#TrafficReport: Both eastbound lanes of I-24 at mm 91 in Christian County are blocked due to a 10-vehicle crash. Will be blocked for 4 hours. Detour at Exit 89— Clarksville Now (@clarksvillenow) January 12, 2018
5:49 p.m. EST Friday: Dozens of accidents have been reported around Clarkville, Tennessee, with road conditions expected to deteriorate further overnight.
ROAD UPDATE: More than 30 crashes have been reported in the city and county today. As more snow continues to fall, roads will likely get worse. If you must drive, GO SLOW https://t.co/SRwwhMeMgt pic.twitter.com/QTWWU9k6XR— Clarksville Now (@clarksvillenow) January 12, 2018
5:30 p.m. EST Friday: Arriving flights are delayed an average of 5 hours and 5 minutes at John F. Kennedy International Airport. Check delays by destination on the Federal Aviation Administration website.
Due to heavy rain & fog customers are advised to check with their airline before coming to the airport. — Kennedy Airport (@JFKairport) January 12, 2018
4:15 p.m. EST Friday: One person has been injured in a car accident near Bessemer, Pennsylvania, according to a 911 call center. Roads in the area were icy at the time of the accident.
3:19 p.m. EST Friday: A multi-vehicle pileup, including multiple tractor-trailers, has caused a section of Interstate 40 westbound to be closed between Dickson and Jackson, Tennessee.
Accidents are also being reported on several bridges and overpasses around Nashville where roads are turning icy.
The flyovers at the I-65/Briley Pkwy interchange in Nashville are reported to be very icy with several accidents. Use caution on overpasses, they are icing up quickly! pic.twitter.com/UNSutaI1hS— NWS Nashville (@NWSNashville) January 12, 2018
3:06 p.m. EST Friday: Freezing rain has led to significant ice accumulation in southern Indiana. Much of the sleet and freezing rain has transitioned to snow. Motorists should use caution as even snow-free roads may still be dangerous to travel on.
1:47 p.m. EST Friday: Areas of western Pennsylvania are experiencing flooding.
There is flooding with house rescues in Brady Township, Pennsylvania, a fireman in New Bethlehem told AccuWeather Extreme Meteorologist Reed Timmer.
Waynesburg, Pennsylvania, is experiencing extreme flooding.
1:04 p.m. EST: Numerous vehicle accidents have occurred in Kentucky, as ice and sleet cover the roads.
An accident on the Western Kentucky Parkway blocked the majority of lanes and stopped traffic. All lanes were later shut down as recovery crews work to move the tractor-trailer. Troopers anticipate the complete shut down will last for about 45 minutes.
🚩#CAUTION FLAG out for those traveling the Western KY Parkway around the 71mm eastbound (Ohio Co).— Trooper Corey King (@KingofKSP) January 12, 2018
Semi sideways blocking majority of EB lanes. Traffic may be stopped for awhile. I'll keep you posted... pic.twitter.com/aQDKTSpCEx
12:50 p.m. EST Friday: Ice jam reported in Westbrookville, New York. State RT 209 is closed in this area due to flooding and ice, according to NWS.
Ice jam reported on the Cohocton River near the I-86 bridge in Steuben County, New York. Water level is rising.
Numerous ice jams appear to have broken in New York, Pennsylvania and Canada, causing flooding along shorelines.
Looks like an ice jam just gave way in East Brady along the Allegheny River. Water rose extremely fast as we were shooting video. Shoreline flooded immediately. Crazy to see. pic.twitter.com/lbDsN2a55C— Jim Madalinsky (@JimWTAE) January 12, 2018
An ice jam further up the Conestogo River must have let go because now it's a constant flow of broken chunks going under the Glasgow St bridge. We could see another ice jam here. @grandriverca pic.twitter.com/7UQSsRkom5— Dan Lauckner (@vidman) January 12, 2018
12:22 p.m. EST Friday: Snow-covered roads in Memphis, Tennessee, and western areas of the state on Friday morning. NWS Nashville projects snow will affect the Nashville area and eastern parts of the state later on Friday afternoon.
11:28 a.m. EST Friday: There have been 165 car crashes reported in Minnesota.
#MSPNumbers Statewide 1/12/18 midnight to 10am: 165 crashes (15 with injury, 1 serious injury-St Cloud, 0 fatal) & 40 veh spin out/off road.— State Patrol PIO (@MSPPIO) January 12, 2018
10:59 a.m. EST Friday: More than 45,000 customers are without power in New Jersey due to weather-related damage.
The utility added that rain and condensation mixed with salt on the roadways and compromised equipment, according to NBC New York.
"We are working to restore power to customers as quickly and safely as possible," the utility said.
Due to weather-related damage to circuits at our switching stations some customers in Northern & Central New Jersey are without power at this time. We're working to restore power as quickly and safely as possible. Please report your power outage. pic.twitter.com/gnrlfEu9d5— PSE&G (@PSEGdelivers) January 12, 2018
9:43 a.m. EST Friday: Flood warning for ice jam on the Huron River in Franklin Flats in Milan, Ohio. The water is backing up and could impact RT 250. From 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday morning, the temperature at the Cleveland, Ohio, airport dropped 16 F, from 55 F to 39 F, according to NWS.
Multiple roads closed in Washington County, Ohio, due to flooding.
Ice jam near the marina on Rocky River. Flood advisory in effect.
Flood warning for ice jam on the Huron River in Franklin Flats in Milan, water is backing up and could impact RT 250. Photo from EMA pic.twitter.com/NZAw75Hadn— NWS Cleveland (@NWSCLE) January 12, 2018
9:22 a.m. EST Friday: Flooding in western Pennsylvania have caused evacuations in places including Leadville and Coolspring.
There is flooding in residential areas of Lower Burrell, Pennsylvania.
There have been numerous water rescues. A vehicle inundated in Worthington, Pennsylvania, led to a vehicle rescue. Two people were rescued in Jefferson County on RT 36 due to flooding.
Many roads and basements were reported to be flooded in Clarion County in Pennsylvania.
9:08 a.m. EST Friday: Areas over western Pennsylvania have experienced heavy rainfall in the last 24 hours. Temperatures are expected to drop this afternoon by approximately 30 degrees Fahrenheit in three hours, creating a flash freeze. A flash freeze is caused when water on the roads quickly turns to ice. The National Weather Service (NWS) has put out several warning to travelers in the area.
A lot of places received over 2.0" of rain in the last 24 hours which has led to flooding over a good part of western PA and northern WV. Here is a full list of rainfall amounts from around the region. https://t.co/bzEWIBa08z#pawx #wvwx #ohwx #mdwx— NWS Pittsburgh (@NWSPittsburgh) January 12, 2018
7:32 a.m. EST Friday: Ice jams occurred on Seneca River in New York, resulting in flooding in Montezuma and Weedsport.
Ice jams have also occurred on the Cohocton River in New York, but no flooding has occurred yet. Sauquoit Creek in Witesboro, New York, is also experiencing ice jams, but no flooding has occurred yet.
RT 51 bridge was closed in Ilion, New York, due to ice jam on Steele Creek.
Ice from the Buffalo Creek broke free overnight in West Seneca, New York. The ice appeared on Borden Road.
Overnight in West Seneca ice from the Buffalo Creek broke free, and instead of flowing downstream it ended up all over Borden Road. You’ll hear from the W Seneca Emergency Manager on @news4buffalo at noon pic.twitter.com/95GwkzPJYo— Angela Christoforos (@4AngelaC) January 12, 2018
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