Frigid Temps and snow hitting the inter-mountain west including canceling Game three Between Colorado Rockies and Philadelphia Phillies National league game in Denver. Remnants of Tropical storm that slammed into Japan last week pushed into the West Coast of the US bring heavy rain and high winds and flooding into Northern California and Southern Oregon.
The system that hit Denver has damaged potatoes crops in Idaho and Montana. In Chicago temperatures did not reach above 50 degrees in fact the high on Tuesday was 47 degrees a record for October 13th. Now Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and Ohio valley will have rain wind and show.
In the New York City area was hit with one of the earliest Nor’easter to hit the region in years. Parts of New York state, along with New Jersey and Connecticut saw heavy snowfall.
WCBS-TV”CBS2 NEWS” reporter Megan Glaros was sent to Vernon, NJ and some folk were none to please with the early snowfall.
“I hate it! This shouldn’t be happening now,” said Vernon resident Angela Warren. “I like it when it comes after Thanksgiving or right around Christmas, but it’s too early for this.”
Vernon is 500 feet above sea level and some folk are resigned to it.
“It’s a little early, it’s natural up here though,” said Vernon resident Jack Valenti. “It’s higher elevation up here. I talked to my brother back at home in Bergen County and it’s raining down there, so, yeah, it’s crazy.
Some viewers posted comments on CBS2 twitter feed reported snow throughout the area: Chappaqua, New York (were President and Secretary of State have a home to Sparta in Sussex County, NJ; Danbury, CT and Fishkill, NY in Dutchess County in the Hudson Valley north of New York.
@edsteves wrote: “It’s snowing in Newburgh NY! A little too early for my taste!”
@nycbklyngirl told @wcbstv it was snowing on I-80 and even took a picture of the thin blanket.
Even New York Jets kicker Jay Feely chimed in on the trending Twitter topic, writing on his Twitter account @jayfeely: “It is snowing here in Northern NJ right now!!! Mid October, way to early. [sic]”