ANOTHER Arctic front, named Jasper, is set to hit several parts of the US, with snow and ice forecast.

The storm is forecast to sweep up from the Southeast through parts of the Midwest and East Coast, according to The Weather Channel.

The Carolinas are expected to take the brunt of the storm, with Charleston South Carolina issuing its first winter storm watch since January 5, 2018.

The National Weather Service has issued winter storm watches for other huge parts of the country, including New Jersey, Virginia, and Texas.

Most winter storm warnings begin Thursday afternoon. Meanwhile, New York saw snow this morning ahead of Jasper.

The storm comes just days after Snowstorm Izzy dropped a foot or more of snow in several northern states last weekend after also slamming the Southeast.

Hundreds of flights were canceled by the storm, and thousands were left without power.

Read our Snow Storm live blog for the very latest news and updates…

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    Winter Operations Advisory

    New York City's Department of Sanitation has issued a Winter Operations advisory for Thursday beginning at 4am.

    From 5am to 1pm on Thursday, up to three inches of snow are expected.

    Early morning rain with a mixture of snow is a possibility, according to Bronx News 12.

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    Find out how much snow to expect

    The storm is expected to hit different parts of the country, but the effects could vary, depending on where you are located.

    To get a better idea of how you may be affected, visit the Weather Channel. The platform is predicting what the weather may be like in your city.

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    No-snow streak ended

    Atlanta, Georgia was hit by the storm last weekend.

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

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    Winter storm warning expanded in Texas

    More areas in south Texas are now under a winter storm warning, which is set to begin Thursday afternoon.

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    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.

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    Safety tips

    The South Carolina Department of Emergency Management shared some driving safety tips and winter storm advice last week, 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.

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    Toronto boy goes viral

    Carter Trozzolo said he was exhausted from shoveling around his neighborhood.

    The child admitted, "I really wish I was in school right now."

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    Icy roads in New Jersey

    The National Weather Service has issued winter weather advisories in 16 counties across New Jersey, New York City, and eastern Pennsylvania.

    The storm is only supposed to drop 1 to 2 inches of snow, as well as a possible period of sleep, but it could create slick driving conditions during early Thursday morning commutes.

    Winter weather advisories effective from 3am to 11am Thursday have been issued in Hunterdon, Morris, Somerset and Warren counties.

    Advisories from 5am to 1pm Thursday have also been posted in eastern Bergen, northwestern Burlington, Camden, Essex, Gloucester, Hudson, Mercer, Middlesex, western Monmouth, eastern Passaic, Salem and Union counties.

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    South Carolina State of Emergency

    South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster has declared another State of Emergency in South Carolina due to the impending winter storm this weekend.

    Current weather reports show a mix of snow and ice will begin in the state on late Friday morning and remain through Saturday morning.

    The National Weather Service has also issued a winter storm watch for the entire Midlands of South Carolina ahead of this weekend.

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    North Carolina State of Emergency

    North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper has declared a second State of Emergency ahead of the second winter storm expected this weekend.

    Starting Thursday, a wintry mix of snow, sleet, freezing rain, and ice are expected to cause major impacts in central and eastern North Carolina.

    “This state of emergency will waive some transportation regulations to allow for quicker storm preparation and response and power restoration,” said Governor Cooper in the press release.

    “North Carolinians should prepare today for this storm and make sure they have any medications, food and emergency equipment they may need over the next few days.”

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    Record-breaking snow in Nashville

    It’s expected to snow in Nashville early Thursday, adding to the January snow total so far which is 9.3 inches.

    This is the most snow Nashville has seen since 1985, according to a tweet by Nashville’s National Weather Service.

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    Texas temperatures nosedive

    In parts of Texas, temperatures will go from highs of 70 and 80 on Wednesday to below freezing on Thursday night going into Friday, according to weather reports.

    “75 to 35 sounds like a car manufacturer’s braking power, but the numbers are not in miles per hour: It’s the range of temperatures in Houston over the next few days,” said Chad Myers, CNN meteorologist.

    The temperature is expected to change that drastically in just 36 hours.

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    Winter storm death causes

    Most who die from winter storms are not killed by the weather itself.

    A majority of the deaths are traffic accidents on icy roads.

    Some also die from heart attacks while shoveling snow, and hypothermia from prolonged exposure to cold weather.

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    Winter storm deaths in 2020

    According to Statista, six lives were claimed in 2020 from winter storms.

    More people died that year from extreme cold, as 13 lives were lost.

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    The Great Blizzard of 1888

    Dubbed one of the most devastating storms in US history, the Great Blizzard of 1888 killed over 400 people.

    New York received 22 inches of snow, with other areas getting 40 to 50 inches.

    There were $20million in damages reported.

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    The Knickerbocker Storm

    This two day storm occurred in 1922, on January 27-28.

    28 inches of snow were dumped in Washington D.C., and after the storm subsided, hundreds of people tried to catch a showing of the silent film “Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford” at the Knickerbocker Theatre.

    The storm earned its name after 98 people were killed when the theatre’s flat roof collapsed, crushing spectators.

    The Knickerbocker Theatre was the largest and most modern movie house in Washington D.C, according to History.com.

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    Storm of the Century

    A huge winter storm that happened on March 12-15 of 1993 earned the title, “Storm of the Century.”

    300 people died and the US faced $6 to $10billion in damages.

    At least 26 states were hit by the storm and several homes were even swept out to sea in Long Island, New York.

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    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

    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.

    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.

    Does the storm have a name?

    It does not appear as though the Weather Channel named this upcoming storm yet.

    The last winter storm was named Izzy.

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      The Weather Channel’s map

      Meteorologist Alex Wallace shared a map of the upcoming winter weather forecast.

      The Weather Channel predicated that the storm may impact Thursday morning travel.

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      Snow in New York City

      The winter storm is suspected to drop up to two inches of snow tonight.

      The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for parts of northern New Jersey, New York City, Westchester County, and Long Island.

      New York City Emergency Management has issued a travel advisory for Thursday.

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      Pennsylvania DOT faces issues

      Pennsylvania's Department of Transportation is experiencing a shortage of snow clearing professionals as the impending winter storm drops snow into the region.

      “Sometimes we do not have enough operators to run our trucks,” said Brad Rudolph, a spokesperson for PennDOT.

      “It’s taxing and there has been staffing shortages with COVID that we’ve had to supplement rentals and contractors and help from other districts.”

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      What is a winter weather warning?

      A winter weather warning indicates that a storm is more than likely in your area, and you should take action immediately.

      Expect dangerous conditions and try to avoid travel.

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