China Overseas Chinese Network, February 20. According to the US "World Daily" report, strong winds accompanied by snow squalls raided the tri-state area at 3 pm on the 19th, and upstate New York and New York City were instantly "washed" by heavy snowfall. The whitening condition, which lasted for about an hour, was called "one of the most dangerous winter weather phenomena" by meteorologists, reminding the public to be careful of landslides and emergency power outages; strong wind warnings are expected to take effect on the evening of the 19th, with a maximum wind speed of 50 per hour. miles.

  The National Weather Service issued a weather warning at noon on the 19th, predicting that parts of New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York will usher in snow squall weather in the afternoon, accompanied by a hurricane of up to 50 miles per hour, "snow will only appear briefly, at 5 p.m. It will stop on the left and right, but the strong winds will peak in the evening, averaging between 15 and 30 mph, and continue into Sunday, bringing cool conditions."

  As early as the 18th, strong winds had swept across parts of the tri-state and caused thousands of people to lose power.

On the 19th, the National Meteorological Administration once again reminded the public to beware of emergency power outages, and stated that the weather conditions were very unfavorable for travel, and drivers were advised to slow down and turn on the front lights. Visibility may suddenly drop to zero.

  "Although snow squalls usually pack less than an inch of snow, the combination of high winds, low temperatures and rapidly decreasing visibility can create extremely dangerous and difficult driving conditions for drivers, so snow squalls invariably result in fatal traffic accidents. ," the National Weather Service said in a statement.

  At present, the snow squall warning has been in effect in New York City, Westchester County, Sullivan County, Orange County, Putnam County, Hudson County, Bessack County, and Bergen County in New Jersey. It is expected to end in the evening of the 19th.

  The high wind warning for the above areas is expected to be in effect on the evening of the 19th, with temperatures in the 20s Fahrenheit and will drop to 10 degrees Fahrenheit on the 20th, with cold and sunny weather.

  The extreme weather is expected to end on the 21st, and the temperature will rise to more than 50 degrees Fahrenheit on Presidents Day; the warming will continue until the 23rd, when a new wave of rainfall will hit, and the temperature will drop from 60 degrees Fahrenheit back to Fahrenheit 40.

(Reporter Zhang Xin)

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