Yet another potent winter storm battered the northeastern United States on February 14-15, 2015. The nor’easter brought 12 to 20 inches (30 to 50 centimeters) of snow across much of eastern New England, along with tropical storm force winds over 60 miles (100 kilometers) per hour. The latest snowfall pushed Boston to its highest monthly total on record—58 inches and counting—and its third highest yearly snow total.
us snow coverage
It’s no secret that it’s been damn cold in the USA and that snow cover has been much higher than normal for this time of year. Last year had less overall snow coverage but where we had snow, then snow was deep last year in many spots. Just look at the snow coverage map for this year! Idaho, Montana, Utah, Oregon, Washington, and Nevada are nearly completely covered in snow. Even California is pretty darned buried. Impressive. The far northern rockies and the far northern pacific northwest do have deeper snowpacks this year compared to last year, though. […]