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Massive Winter Storm System Pummels Central U.S., Heads For East Coast

By Adam Goldberg

By Victoria Cavaliere

NEW YORK, March 2 (Reuters) – A massive winter storm system packing cold air, snow and freezing rain was pummeling the central United States on Sunday and headed for the East Coast, sending temperatures plummeting and causing major delays for weekend travelers.

Rainfall and snow associated with the system will stretch over 1,500 miles (2,400 km), from southeastern Colorado to southern Massachusetts, meteorologists said.

The storm “is going to be a real mess,” said Bruce Sullivan, a senior meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Silver Spring, Maryland.

“The main system is injecting a lot of moisture and cold air out …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green