- Winter storm Maya caused travel problems in the Midwest on Monday.
- A small plane slid off a runway and into a street on Monday in Richmond, Indiana.
- Before switching to the Midwest, Maya had caused big problems in the West.
- New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy said the state of emergency before the arrival of the storm.
The Maya winter storm led Monday to icy roads to the Plains and the Midwest, and in east Indiana, a disaster was narrowly averted on a regional aerodrome.
According to representatives of the Associated Press, officials said that a small plane had slipped from a runway at the Richmond Municipal Airport in Richmond, Indiana on Monday. morning. The plane had three people on board when he got off the runway and on the other side of Highway 227, reported the Richmond Palladium-Item.
The airport manager, Rodney Mayse, told Palladium-Item that it was the first incident that occurred at the airport in 22 years of work. The Federal Aviation Administration will investigate what happened when the plane attempted to land on a snowy track after landing in Waukesha, Wisconsin, the Palladium-Item added.
No injuries were reported during the incident, the report added. Richmond is located about 70 miles east of Indianapolis.
Several roads in Iowa were covered with snow or ice on Monday, including a portion of Interstate 80.
Dozens of school districts are starting classes late or have closed for the day. The Philadelphia schools have announced that they will open Tuesday within two hours.
In New Jersey, Governor Phil Murphy declared the state of emergency Monday afternoon before the arrival of the winter storm. It had not yet decided whether the state offices would be closed on Tuesday, but the PA said that highways 287 and 78 will not be open to commercial vehicles during the declaration of the state. ;emergency.
Over the weekend, Maya dropped heavy snow on Seattle and other parts of Washington and Oregon, causing hundreds of flight cancellations, wiping out tens of thousands of people and urging Washington Governor Jay Inslee to declare the state of emergency. The snow continued on Sunday and has spread to Idaho and Montana, where Interstate 15 has joined the list of closed motorways in this corner of the nation.
according to poweroutage.usMore than 80,000 Washington customers were without electricity on Saturday afternoon after nearly a year of snowfall in a single day in the Seattle area. Most of these failures have since been restored.
The storm also affected a golf tournament in California on Sunday. The last round of the Pro-Am AT & T Pebble Beach was to be suspended when hail began to fall. The pea-sized granules quickly covered the greens by whitening them. The temperatures were in the mid-40s.
The storm had an impact on air travel. Hundreds of flights to and from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport were canceled over the weekend, according to the FlightAware Flight Tracking website.
A driver was stuck in his car for more than two hours Saturday after a gas tanker slipped into the vehicle Icy viaduct from Interstate 5 to Interstate 84 in Portland, KVAL also reported. The tanker stopped the SUV on the bridge ramp. Firefighters had to pull the driver of the sport utility vehicle through a window. He was not injured.
Many other motorways and highways remained closed to traffic on Sunday.
Interstate 15 was closed from Dubois, Idaho, on the edge of the state of Montana. In Montana, I-15 was closed from the state line up to Lima.
Nevada's Mount Rose Road was shut down due to whitewash, according to the Nevada Department of Transportation. the Mount Rose Ski Tahoe station closed Sunday because the highway was closed.
the Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows the hotel tweeted that it was closed Sunday because of the danger of avalanche. The tweet indicated that the area had received more than 3 feet of snow in one night.
In California's Sierra Nevada, Interstate 80 reopened around 10 pm. Sunday after several days of closing.