Massachusetts – The Winter Wallop Storm caused heavy snow accumulation throughout the state with the Boston Region most heavily affected on late Saturday thru Sunday. The Cape Cod and Islands Chapter deployed Disaster Action Team (DAT), supported 4 shelters and staffed Regional County Emergency Operations Center. The shelters closed on 4pm Sunday.
Washington, DC and Virginia – The Winter Wallop Storm that dumped as much as 2 feet of snow or more throughout the region on Saturday closed airports and roads, stranded thousands of travelers, and caused power outages that prompted the evacuation of local residents. A State of Emergency is in effect for both states and a DC Snow Emergency has been declared.
The Mountain Empire Chapter deployed a DAT, opened 2 shelters and supported 10 others for hundreds of overnight travelers and affected-area residents.
The Greater Richmond Chapter provided material support to the Mountain Empire Chapter and staffed State EOC.
The ARC of the National Capital Region Chapter staffed the City EOC, provided a shelter trailer and Mass Care (MC) to support liaisons required to shelter in place, and provided MC to stranded travelers at bus stations and airports.
Maryland and Delaware – The Winter Wallop Storm that dumped as much as 2 feet of snow or more throughout the region on Saturday closed airports and roads, stranded thousands of travelers.
Central Maryland Chapter staffed the State EOC.
DelMarVa Chapter staffed the Kent County EOC
Southern Maryland Chapter provided 35 cots and some blankets for use by snow plow drivers
All Community Chapters were in contact with EMA / Mass Care Primaries as needed.
West Virginia – The Winter Wallop Storm hit the state with up to 30 inches of snow, left thousands of local residents without power and stranded hundreds of travelers on Friday and Saturday.
The Central West Virginia Chapter deployed DAT, opened 4 shelters, supported 5 others, provided MC, and staffed the state EOC
The Greenbrier Valley Chapter deployed DAT, opened a shelter, placed another one on standby and provided MC for scores of stranded travelers.
The Fayette – Nicholas Chapter deployed DAT and provided support services to 8 shelters.
The Mid – Ohio Valley Chapter deployed DAT and opened 3 shelters for affected-area residents.
Kentucky – The Winter Wallop Storm caused power outages to over 100,000 residents in several counties throughout the state on Saturday. Governor declared a State of Emergency.
The Mid-East Kentucky Chapter deployed DAT, opened 2 shelters and provided assistance to local residents.
The Big Sandy Area Chapter deployed DAT, opened 14 shelters and provided MC to shelter residents.
The Daniel Boone Chapter deployed DAT and opened a shelter for residents in the affected area