'Bomb Cyclone' Threatens East Coast

posted by Rob Quinn - 

Old Man Winter is about to deliver a storm system so powerful it's being referred to as a "bomb cyclone, a "snow hurricane," or simply a "weather bomb," meteorologists warn. 

Most forecast models predict that the storm currently forming off the East Coast will largely remain offshore, though it will still be fierce enough to give New England strong winds, heavy snowfall, and record-breakingly cold temperatures Thursday, CNN reports.

 Winter weather warnings are already in place from Massachusetts all the way to Florida, where cities including Tallahassee are expecting their first substantial snowfall in years. Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has declared a state of emergency for 28 counties.

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