Wednesday, November 2, 2011

New York City Central Park Storm Damage 10/29/11

New York City Central Park Storm Damage 10/29/11. The rare early-season winter storm that affected the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast over the Halloween weekend broke record snowfall totals for ... New York's Central Park recorded 2.9 inches of snowfall during the storm.

During the Storm of October 29, 2011, the combination of heavy wet snow and trees with almost full foliage caused widespread damage and power outages.

The major early-season winter storm extented Friday 10/28/11 into Saturday 10/29/11 as an area of low pressure tracked up the East Coast, bringing significant snowfall from the central Appalachians into southern New England beginning on Friday night. Winter Storm Watches were in effect for parts of the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast, including the extreme northern and western suburbs of the Washington, D.C., metro area. Total snowfall amounts of 4 to 8 inches fell in the higher terrain of Virginia and West Virginia northeastward through eastern Pennsylvania, with a band of 8 to 10 inches from extreme northern Maryland northeastward through northern New Jersey and into western Massachusetts. Lighter snow accumulations fell in the major cities of the Mid-Atlantic and the Northeast, including Washington D.C., Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York city and Boston.

The images are from the morning of Monday 10/31/11 and follow the the park drive north from its entrance at 6th Avenue amd 58th street to Literary Walk that runs from 70th to 72 street.

New York Central Park Storm Damage 10/29/11

New York Central Park Storm Damage 10/29/11

New York Central Park Storm Damage 10/29/11

New York Central Park Storm Damage 10/29/11

New York Central Park Storm Damage 10/29/11

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