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‘Bomb’ cyclone set to blast US with record-breaking winter storm


Having already faced two weeks of record smashing cold weather, things are set to get even worse for the east coast of the United States.

New England will be blasted with a so-called ‘bomb’ cyclone on Thursday, which is forecast to bring freezing winds and blinding snow across the north before sweeping frigid air along the entire eastern seaboard.  

Meteorologists are saying it could be the most severe winter storm to hit the area in decades. The country is already in the grips of a vicious cold snap that has seen century-old records broken in many areas. The extreme weather has been blamed for the deaths of nine people.

Even warmer parts of Florida and Georgia, which are unaccustomed to snow, won’t be safe from the cyclone as the National weather service has issued a series of wind chill and freeze warnings. The warnings say that sub-freezing temperatures are imminent in northern Florida and southern Georgia.

Computer models are projecting a serious intensification of the cyclone as it hits the country with a force seen only with a hurricane.

The strength of the storm will cause it to suck in frigid Arctic air which it will then blast across the east coast. Out at sea it will create enormous waves and, when it makes landfall, the ‘bomb’ will be powerful enough to tear down trees and create dangerous blizzard conditions.

“Our biggest concern is the potential for damaging wind gusts, especially near the southeast New England coast,” the Boston branch of the National Weather Service said on Twitter. “Power outage risk followed by arctic air Fri/Sat a big concern!”

After ‘exploding’ in the north, the cyclone will then sweep south blasting the country with the most intense weather of the recent cold spell. In an almost unprecedented occurrence, weather advisories have been issued all along the coast from Florida to Massachusetts.

The one silver lining from the impending barrage is that temperatures will improve early next week.

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10 Responses to ‘Bomb’ cyclone set to blast US with record-breaking winter storm

  1. Katie says:

    Hopefully it will wipe the “govt” bldngs off the map.

  2. mary in ND says:

    ‘The one silver lining from the impending barrage is that temperatures will improve early next week.’ oh goody a ‘happy’ ending

  3. Jolly Roger says:

    East coast my eye. If it’s cold, it’ll get here.

  4. Volthair says:

    Every thing is a weapon or a war. Amazing

  5. H D says:

    Stay warm folks . I have burned over 5 ricks this winter last winter only needed 4 ricks of wood . I may go and pull a few dead fall trees out of the woods later . How do you guys who live up north heat your homes

  6. Volthair says:

    My tactical anti bomb device is birch, ash and oak, and plenty of it.

  7. Martist says:

    Streaking the hell out of our skies here just outside filthadelphia for the last 24 hours, so yeah, I expect precipitation. Exactly how much, I’ll have to put in a FOIA request to the feds to find that out.

  8. # 1 NWO Hatr says:

    I can’t believe I’m actually hoping for rain.

    It’s the only time the temps are bearable here in the winter, and it’s been dry so far (for this area), for this time of year.

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