Posts Tagged "storms"
March 26, 2018
March of 2018 will not quickly be forgotten by residents on the East coast of the United States—or the utility companies that serve them. In less than three weeks, Winter Storms Riley, Quinn, Skylar, and Toby all brought heavy snow, high winds, and poor visibility to the area. Trees collapsed, schools were closed, and casualties… Continue reading
March 5, 2018
During the first week of March, the East Coast of the U.S. experienced a devastating “bomb cyclone” when Winter Storm Riley, brought on by a powerful Nor’easter, struck with heavy rain and flooding. Meanwhile on the West Coast, California was hit with a blizzard and left under a blanket of thick snow.¹ With these storms came… Continue reading
January 5, 2018
The new year started off extremely frigid, with a “bomb cyclone” blowing through Florida and Georgia and up the Northeastern U.S. coast. According to CNN, the storm brought over a foot of snow across eight states, and caused power outages for over 133,000 customers across 11 states and parts of Canada. Although the storm moved… Continue reading