A major snow storm made its way across portions of the Ohio Valley and Eastern U.S. on Monday and Tuesday, bringing along heavy snow/rain, winds exceeding 60 mph and several possible tornadoes.
Named Winter Storm Dane by The Weather Channel, the system has reportedly been responsible for structural damage in Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and Maine as well as toppled trees and utility poles in Ohio, New Jersey and New York. Widespread power outages also have been an issue, with more than 300,000 customers being affected since the activity began.
Approximate locations possibly sustaining structural damage:
- Lewiston (Androscoggin County, 04240, 04241, 04243)
- Manchester (Kennebec County, 04351)
- Hopedale (Worcester County, 01747)
- Westborough (Worcester County, 01581)
- Montgomeryville (Montgomery County, 18936)
*Extensive damage reported near Susan Circle Drive
- North Wales (Montgomery County, 19436, 19454, 19455, 19477)
- Trappe (Montgomery County, 19426)
According to the latest reports, a second low-pressure system brewing in the Plains could be pulled eastward by the end of the week and develop into a similar storm. If this happens, portions of the Ohio Valley, East and Northeast could be subjected to more snow and rain.
The Weather Channel:
Weekend East Coast Storm May Bring Rain, Wind and Snow to Northeast, Appalachians and Ohio Valley
Winter Storm Brought Wind-Driven Snow to Eastern Great Lakes, Appalachians
Winter Storm Knocks Out Power to Tens of Thousands From Ohio to Maine; Schools Closed
MASS LIVE: See the damages from Monday’s storm in Massachusetts
Patch: Possible Tornado Causes Damage In Montgomeryville Area