Snowstorm Izzy 2022 live updates – Snow totals revealed on map as winter storm batters New York, Pennsylvania, and Ohio

A HUGE winter storm dropped a foot or more of snow in several northern states, after slamming the Southeast over the weekend.

Hundreds of flights have been canceled, and tens of thousands of northeastern residents lost power.

The northeast corner of Ohio recorded 25 inches of snow, and forecasters in Buffalo, New York, recorded 18 inches by 1pm Monday.

The southeast was hit hard by the storm over the weekend, with nearly 200,000 power outages reported.

The storm, named Izzy by The Weather Channel, has poured down on the East Coast with intense ice, snow, wind, and rain.

As of Sunday night, 260,000 power outages were reported, 3,000 flights were canceled, and five states declared emergency.

The storm should end after its stint in the mid-Atlantic and Northeast, which has gone into Monday.

Heavy snow is forecast in the Northeast region with up to 18 inches by late Monday.

Read our snowstorm Izzy live blog for the latest news and updates…

  • Carsen Holaday

    What is a winter weather advisory?

    A winter weather advisory is an indication that winter weather conditions are likely.

    However, the conditions expected are not severe enough to warrant a warning.

  • Carsen Holaday

    Power outages across 10 states

    Thousands of people were without power from Georgia to New York on Monday morning, according to

    Around 9am on Monday, the top outages included more than 30,000 in both North and South Carolina; about 24,000 each in West Virginia and Georgia; more than 18,000 in Pennsylvania; about 14,000 in Kentucky and Virginia; and 11,000 in New York, according to the Weather Channel.

  • Carsen Holaday

    Keep hydrants clear in snow

    Ahead of snowstorms in the northeast, a Rochester, NY fire department shared tips for keeping fire hydrants clear in the winter.

    Remove snow and ice on the hydrant, and clear a perimeter around the hydrant.

    A three-foot perimeter gives firefighters enough room to work.

    Clear a path from the hydrant to the street, too.

  • Carsen Holaday

    NYC advised to stay inside

    New York City Emergency Management First Deputy Commissioner Christina Farrell said that New Yorkers should prepare for slippery road conditions and potential flooding.

    The city's fallen tree task force was activated.

    "We urge New Yorkers to exercise caution," Farrell said in a news release.

    "If you must travel, we encourage the use of mass transit and please allow for extra travel time."

  • Carsen Holaday

    2 dead in South Carolina crash

    In a deadly crash on Interstate 95 in South Carolina, two North Carolinians were killed.

    The woman and man, from Myrtle Beach, both died at the scene, said officials.

    Troopers said at the time of the crash at 9:20am, there was a "mix of wintry precipitation" falling, making it hard to see.

    “The initial investigation has revealed that a blue Honda CRV traveled off the road to the left and struck several trees in the median,” a statement from troopers said.

  • Carsen Holaday

    From 6 to 12 inches of snow

    Anywhere from 6 to 12 inches of snowfall is expected to encompass the eastern Dakotas to western Minnesota and Iowa, AccuWeather said.

    Minneapolis, Des Moines, St. Louis, and Kansas City are all in the path of the storm.

    Into early Saturday, difficult driving conditions are expected throughout this region.

  • Carsen Holaday

    Izzy brings good business

    One benefit of Winter Storm Izzy could be that business is booming for snow removal companies all across the country.

    In central Ohio, the snowfall brought some plows and salting crews out on the roads for the first time this winter.

    “This is the first time we’ve really dropped a plow all season and it’s just been all hands on deck,” Jacob Wood with Ohio's Wood Landscape Services told NBC.

  • Carsen Holaday

    ‘Stay safe on the roads’

    A weather enthusiast on Twitter shared tips for staying safe on the road for anyone planning to drive during Winter Storm Izzy.

    “If anyone will be driving during Winter Storm #Izzy, here are some tips to stay safe on the roads,” the account shared.

    “Make sure to pack a blanket and some flashlights just in case you do get stuck. Also remember to drive slow and carefully when on the roadways. Stay safe!”

  • Jennifer Korn

    Winter storm names

    These are the names the Weather Channel chose for winter storms during the 2021 to 2022 season:

    • Atticus
    • Bankston
    • Carrie
    • Delphine
    • Elmer
    • Frida
    • Garrett
    • Hatcher
    • Izzy
    • Jasper
    • Kenan
    • Landon
    • Miles
    • Nancy
    • Oaklee
    • Phyllis
    • Quinlan
    • Rachel
    • Silas
    • Tad
    • Usher
    • Vega
    • Willow
    • Xandy
    • Yeager
    • Zion
    • Jennifer Korn

      Picking names

      The Weather Channel chooses names for snowstorms, and explained the process on its website.

      “The names will be used in alphabetical order to identify winter storms that meet objective naming criteria based on National Weather Service winter storm warnings, blizzard warnings and ice storm warnings,” the outlet noted.

    • Jennifer Korn

      Who names snowstorms?

      The Weather Channel names snowstorms.

      The outlet noted that the 2021-22 season is the 10th season The Weather Channel will be naming winter storms.

    • Jennifer Korn

      Safety tips, continued

      Have a stock of batteries.

      If you lose power, know how to report the outage to your utility company.

      Keep pets in a warm place with access to food and water.

    • Jennifer Korn

      Safety tips

      The South Carolina Department of Emergency Management shared some driving safety tips and winter storm advice ahead of Izzy's arrival:

      Avoid unnecessary travel in affected areas.

      If you must travel, be sure your vehicle is working properly, your cell phone is fully charged, and extra blankets and snacks are packed in case of delays.

    • Jennifer Korn

      Is North Carolina under emergency order?

      North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper signed an emergency order and the administration urged people to stay at home through the weekend.

      The state highway agency warned that labor shortages meant crews might not respond to problems areas as quickly as normal.

      “We just don’t have as many people to drive the trucks or operate the equipment,” said Marcus Thompson, a spokesman for the North Carolina Department of Transportation.

    • Jennifer Korn

      Winter storm bingo

      WCNC Chief Meteorologist Brad Panovich shared a fun "winter storm bingo" image on Twitter ahead of the weekend storm.

      "Get your winter storm bingo cards ready for the weekend," he wrote.

      "While also preparing for significant ice and just not snow."

    • Jennifer Korn

      No-snow streak ended

      Atlanta, Georgia was hit by the storm.

      The snowfall ended the city's almost four-year streak without measurable snow.

    • Jennifer Korn

      Midwest expects heavier snow

      Anywhere from 6 to 12 inches of snowfall is expected to encompass the eastern Dakotas to western Minnesota and Iowa, AccuWeather said.

      Minneapolis, Des Moines, St. Louis, and Kansas City are all in the path of the storm.

      Difficult driving conditions are expected throughout this region.

    • Jennifer Korn

      Midwest saw snow on Friday

      Heavy snow spread Friday across a large swath of the Midwest, where travel conditions deteriorated and scores of schools closed or moved to online instruction.

      The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for parts of Minnesota, the Dakotas, Iowa and Illinois, where forecasters were expecting up to 10 inches (24 centimeters) of fresh snow.

      “This snow will combine with gusty winds to produce slippery, snow covered roads and significantly reduced visibility,” the Weather Service said on Twitter. “Travel will likely become hazardous to dangerous at times.”

    • Jennifer Korn

      Storm continues in Pittsburg

      Meteorologist Justin Michaels shared footage of the Pennsylvania city, and said it could see an additional 2-4 inches of snow as the storm moves north.

    • Jennifer Korn

      More footage of upstate New York

      Depending on where you are, you could see between two and 18+ inches of snow, according to Spectrum News anchor Robert Guaderrama.

    • Jennifer Korn

      Upstate New York hit hard

      A Twitter user shared footage of the storm in upstate New York, with roads completely covered.

    • Jennifer Korn

      New York snow plows in action

      A plow in Albany was photographed reloading this morning.

      The NYS Thruway Authority warned travelers to maintain a safe distance from the plows as they work to clear the roads.

    • Jennifer Korn

      Pittsburg, PA sees about six inches

      Weather Channel correspondent Justin Michaels said that the city received an estimated six inches of snowfall, with an additional 2-4 inches expected.

      Michaels also warned that winds could reach 45mph.

    • Jennifer Korn

      North and South Carolina hit hard

      North Carolina recorded 34,566 power outages, and South Carolina saw 31,922., according to

      Some parts of North Carolina saw as much as 10 inches of snowfall, according to reports.

      The National Guard was deployed in South Carolina to help the state with its clean up efforts.

      "At the direction of South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster, the South Carolina National Guard has activated approximately 120 service members to be available to support our state partners in response to the winter weather impacting areas of the state," U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Van McCarty said in a statement Sunday.

      McCarty is the adjutant general of South Carolina.

    • John Hall

      State of emergency

      As Storm Izzy makes its way across the US, 260,000 have been left without power, 3,000 flights were canceled, and five states have declared states of emergency.

      The storm will end up affecting huge portions of the country as it hits the Northeast on Sunday after battering the South with snow, ice, and wind.

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