"Damage is going to be in the hundreds of millions," tribal spokesman Chase Iron Eyes said. A United Airlines jetliner slid off the runway Saturday morning after landing at O'Hare International Airport, the Chicago Tribune reports. There were a number of reports of trees falling over power lines. The amount of people in warnings at one point surpassed 30 million. Thundersnow was reported early Wednesday in parts of South Dakota, including Pierre, the state's capital city. Just under one-quarter inch of ice in trees and elevated surfaces was noted in Louisville, Kentucky, the city's first November freezing rain or freezing drizzle in almost 29 years. Several accidents were reported on Interstate 44 in Missouri due to the snowy conditions there on Saturday morning. Warnings continued Thursday evening from parts of northern Nebraska into much of South Dakota and portions of southeastern North Dakota and southwest Minnesota. On the western edge of the storm, an area of snow continues from eastern Missouri into Illinois and western Indiana. Numerous cars reportedly slid into ditches or couldn't make it up hilly roads due to ice in Green County, Wisconsin. The state's highway patrol warned drivers about several hazardous roadways. Harper dissipated on January 20. The season featured 24 named storms, making it the second consecutive above average season. Wesley also impacted efforts to prepare for more normal springtime weather — several states in the storm's path cancelled tornado drills that were planned for Thursday as part of National Severe Weather Week. Interstate 80 in parts of eastern Nebraska and Interstate 70 in Kansas were closed on the afternoon of Feb. 23 due to extremely dangerous or impossible driving conditions. Snow and sleet also was causing power outages in the state. Rain stretched eastward through South Dakota, Iowa and Illinois. No other vehicles were involved in the crash. Winter Storm Gia formed on January 10. "I am also urging drivers to stay off the roads unless absolutely necessary." Large snow drifts were also seen in the state capital, Pierre, where 10 inches of snow had fallen. This would cause a very active storm season similar to the 2013-14 season, and the 2004-05 season. Winter Storm Ulmer set records in Denver for both wind and pressure, according to the National Weather Service. Ellsworth Air Force Base, 10 miles northeast of Rapid City, was closed to all but essential personnel. A pileup involving dozens of vehicles shut down all southbound lanes of Interstate 41 south of Appleton, Wisconsin, on the afternoon of Feb. 24. More than 670 of those were at Denver International and Minneapolis/St. Snow and ice also spread toward parts of northern Arkansas, southern Missouri and northwestern Tennessee on Dec. 8 and into that night. Damage to roofing and power lines was reported across eastern New Mexico, including in Clovis and Las Vegas, earlier on March 13. Paul International. Blizzard conditions were reported across the Dakotas and parts of Minnesota, with some relatively low snowfall totals. A gust of 54 mph was reported at Philadelphia International Airport. On Friday, numerous slideoffs were reported in eastern Nebraska and northwestern Missouri where light freezing rain is making roads and sidewalks slick. "Early this morning a driver tried to pass a snow plow and collided with the wing blade in a white out," the South Dakota Highway Patrol tweeted Friday. Drifts of 2 to 4 feet were reported in Rapid City, South Dakota, and the adjacent Black Hills. It was the first time the city had multiple measurable snow events in one winter season since 1990-91. PWS Seven dissipated on January 1. By Kat Hopps. Thursday evening, 6,200 homes and businesses remained without electricity, according to poweroutage.us. Two people were killed and dozens injured when a bus crashed on a sleet-slickened Mississippi road. Later, on Veteran's Day, the Douglas Hurricane Center (DHC) released their prediction that it could range from the least active to the most active season on record. About 50,000 people remained without without power across South Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan and Iowa as of 7 p.m. EDT Thursday, according to poweroutages.us, down from 89,000 earlier in the day. The 2012-13 list for winter storms was the first of its kind to be developed by The Weather Channel. Winter Storm Gia dumped heavy snow across portions of the Rockies, Plains, Midwest and mid-Atlantic from Jan. 10 to 13, causing widespread travel impacts in parts of those regions. Gia dissipated on January 13. Several tractor-trailers had been blown over in the Texas Panhandle. Poor driving decisions affect us all!" Witnesses told state investigators the driver of the bus has lost control after driving over an icy overpass, before rolling onto its side, said Mississippi Highway Patrol spokesman Capt. Interstate 29 from Fargo to the Canadian border, and Interstate 94 from Fargo to Bismarck have been shut down, according to the North Dakota Department of Transportation. Jackson County in Minnesota reported more than 100 power poles had been knocked down. Winter Storm Avery formed on November 14. That criterion was achieved by the morning of March 12. Boston also gusted to 58 mph at Logan Airport. "Our top concern is the safety of residents. Bans remain on I-80 west of I-81, I-81 north of I-80, I-84, I-86, I-90, I-99, I-180 and I-380, PennDOT said. Wesley dissipated on April 13. Asheville Regional Airport in North Carolina picked up 11.1 inches of snow Dec. 8-9, its third-highest December snowfall on record. "I'm just thankful I'm alive," Love said. Cars were seen off the road on Interstate 81 near Roanoke that afternoon. Winder was reportedly thrown from the vehicle, which then landed on top of him. A practice established by the US National Hurricane Center in the 1970s sees storms named in an alternating male/female pattern - so the next storm will be 'female' and named Bronagh. St. Louis measured a wind gust of 66 mph just before midnight Feb. 23. $15+ billion, Hurricane Michael, October. Winter Storm Diego crippled parts of the southeastern United States as it produced a swath of heavy snow and damaging ice across the region Dec. 8-9, stranding motorists on highways and knocking out power to more than 400,000 at the height of the storm. Roadways were closed to all non-emergency travel in Erie, Huron, Sandusky, Ottawa and Crawford counties. The original 1980 study that coined the term "bomb" therefore suggested adjusting the more common definition by latitude. The first option will be automatically selected. In Nebraska, numerous spin outs were reported on I-29 outside Omaha, including three tractor-trailers that slid into ditches. Parts of eastern Massachusetts, including the Boston area, picked up over a foot of snow from Scott. New York City gusted to 58 mph at LaGuardia Airport. Strong winds behind Quiana produced wind gusts of 70 to 80 mph near the shores of lakes Erie and Ontario in western and central New York Feb. 24-25, with 40- to 65-plus-mph gusts reported over a rather large swath of the Midwest, Great Lakes, Appalachians and Northeast. A Southwest plane slid off the runway in Omaha in snowy and icy conditions. Snow first developed in the higher terrain of northern New Mexico late on Jan. 10, with snow soon following in Colorado and southeastern Wyoming. Gia brought traffic to a standstill in the St. Louis metro area overnight Jan. 11 and early Jan. 12, stranding motorists for hours, and vehicle accidents were reported due to snowfall and slick roads. Winter Storm Ulmer was named on the afternoon of March 11, with the expectation that areal criterion – that is, 400,000 square kilometers (248,548 square miles) under winter storm warnings – would be met the following day. On Saturday morning, freezing rain has resulted in ice accumulation leading to downed power lines and sagging trees in parts of central Indiana, including Winchester, Losantville and Farmland. Snow fell from Washington and Montana southward to the central Rockies and into the northern Plains. According to the National Weather Service, at least 0.1 inch of snow was recorded in Ouachita Parish near Monroe Regional Airport, shattering their record earliest-in-season measurable snow by 10 days, previously occurring as early as Nov. 24, 1950. The tower at Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport was evacuated for a time when siding was torn off the building. 49-year-old Jack Winover, who he collided with, was injured in the accident. Denver and Colorado Springs, Colorado; Cheyenne and Torrington, Wyoming; Alliance, Valentine and Sidney, Nebraska; and Pierre, South Dakota, all reached blizzard criteria (frequent gusts to 35 mph and visibility less than a quarter-mile for at least three hours) on March 13. Democratic Republic of the Congo | Français, State of Vatican City (Holy See) | Italiano, It's Time For Weather Community Cooperation on Naming Winter Storms. The Denver Police Department reported that one person died about 10 p.m. Wednesday after a crash involving two vehicles near Denver International Airport, according to KUSA-TV. More than 24,000 homes and businesses were without power, according to poweroutage.us. Accumulating snow has been observed early Wednesday in the Monroe, Louisiana, metro area, smashing a long-standing record, there. The strongest gusts clocked in at 88 mph in Snowshoe, West Virginia, and 86 mph on Whiteface Mountain in New York's Adirondack Mountains. "The second spin, it started picking up speed. The snow didn't seem to stop fans from piling into Arrowhead Stadium before the National Football League's AFC Divisional Playoff game between the Indianapolis Colts and the Kansas City Chiefs on Jan. 12. On Feb. 24, Niagara Falls, New York, gusted to 74 mph, while Buffalo and Lima, Ohio, gusted to 69 mph and Cleveland reported a gust of 67 mph. Storm names for the 2018-19 season. Lorain, Summit, Medina, Wayne, and Ashland counties were at Level 2 which meant that only people who thought it was necessary to drive should be on the roads. From about 6 p.m. Saturday until about 7:30 Sunday morning, Connecticut State Police responded to 72 crashes, some with minor injuries. It was only its 12th day in which at least a foot of snow fell in records dating to 1935. The Minnesota Department of Transportation was still advising motorists to stay off the roadways Thursday evening, as many were completely covered with ice, snow or slush. Wesley continued to bring light snow in the Upper Midwest until the early morning hours of April 13, when Wesley moved into Canada. No one was injured when United Airlines flight 656 from Phoenix to Chicago rolled off the concrete surface into a grassy area. Wesley pivoted across the Central Plains and into the Midwest, bringing heavy snow from Colorado to Minnesota. Winter Storm Scott entered the United States through Northern and Central California late March 1 and brought snow to the Rockies through March 2. Avery dissipated on November 17. Criteria was met the afternoon of March 2 as winter storm warnings were added for Pittsburgh and the central Appalachians while remaining for parts of California's Sierra Nevada, much of Colorado and Kansas. Blizzard conditions have also been reported in northwestern Minnesota in Thief River Falls. The Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota, one of the poorest areas in the country, was bracing for the winter storm that could bring more flooding, the Associated Press reported. This included portions of Wisconsin, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota and Michigan. Coastal flooding was pushing water into streets in Duxbury, Massachusetts. Structural damage was reported in Borger and Hereford, Texas, in the panhandle, which saw gusts up to 80 mph on the afternoon of March 13. Farther south, Scott brought 6 inches or more of snowfall from parts of eastern Pennsylvania into southeastern New York and Connecticut late March 3 into early March 4. That prompted a closure of Interstate 94 in eastern North Dakota. The Minnesota Twins postponed their Friday night season opener against the Detroit Tigers. (MORE: The Science Behind Naming Winter Storms | Winter Storm Central), "It's simply easier to communicate about a complex storm if it has a name, which our naming program has demonstrated," said Bryan Norcross, former senior hurricane specialist at The Weather Channel and compiler of past lists. The driver, whose name hasn't been released, was killed along with passenger 56-year-old Meralon Noah, state police confirmed. South Dakota also activated its emergency operations center. Snow had also accumulated on vehicles in El Dorado, Arkansas, and flurries fell for a time early Wednesday morning in Memphis, Tennessee. By April 10, blizzard warnings were issued for more than 3.9 million people and 455,000 square kilometers, satisfying the criteria without even including other winter storm and ice storm warnings. A wind gust of 80 mph was measured around 12 p.m. MDT March 13 as heavy snow was falling. "Now we have 1 less (snowplow) to clear the road. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported two deaths from weather-related crashes. Use escape to clear. The ice knocked out power and downed trees in Craighead County, Arkansas. All major highways were reopened in Wyoming and most of Colorado as well. Minnesota Gov. The season started on November 1, 2019 and ended on April 30, 2020; however, the first storm of the season, Aubrey, formed on October 8. More than 5,000 customers were without power in Massachusetts at the height of the storm in the early-morning hours of March 4. Beginning on March 9, 2019, TGMC would use its new "New TGMC Blizzard Scale", based on points, it would be used on a scale from 0-100+ points. Freezing drizzle was falling at the time. The same day, the Lucarius Meteorological Agency (LMA) released a prediction that called for 20-24 named storms for the winter season. "Things are beginning to dry out, but now there's a huge blizzard predicted. Gia was named late afternoon on Jan. 10 as the number of people in winter storm warnings surpassed 2 million, the population criteria used to trigger naming this winter storm. There were 24 named winter storms in the 2017-18 season from October through April. Several jackknifed tractor-trailers shut down both directions of Interstate 94 near St. The first prediction of the year was released on July 1, 2018, when the TornadoGenius Meteorological Center issued their prediction of 24-26 named storms, due to a Modoki El Nino. Interstate 94 was closed between Moorhead and Osakis. The National Weather Service in Minneapolis said up to 23 inches of snow were expected overnight, with a potential layer of ice on top, and winds could gust as high as 50 mph. Storms forecast to trigger NWS warnings over a much larger population and/or area, such as January 2018's Winter Storm Grayson in the South and Northeast, are typically named well ahead of time. Winds gusted to 104 mph on San Augustin Pass and 100 mph at Cloudcroft. Damaging ice from freezing rain was also reported from western North Carolina to western Virginia. Wesley did not strengthen enough to meet the most commonly used definition of "bomb cyclone," which is a surface-pressure drop of 24 millibars in 24 hours. In Indiana, a jackknifed tractor-trailer was blocking southbound lanes Saturday afternoon on Interstate 65, south mile marker 231. Winter storm names exclude any current Atlantic and eastern Pacific hurricane names on the National Hurricane Center lists for the next six years, and any retired hurricane names (those particularly deadly, destructive and historic). Lubbock, Texas, officially received 10 inches of snow Dec. 8, ranking as one of the snowiest calendar days on record there. ET Saturday. The last time Reagan National Airport recorded a 5-plus-inch snowfall was in January 2016 during Winter Storm Jonas, which dumped 17.8 inches in our nation's capital. Please heed warnings from emergency responders and personnel, and remember to check on your neighbors, especially the elderly.” At least five Ohio counties instituted Level 3 snow emergencies on Saturday, WKYC reported. Roanoke, Virginia, reported a snow total of 15 inches Dec. 9 – the city's heaviest calendar-day snowfall for the month of December – with 2 inches of that falling in an hour.