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Winter Storm Jonas 2016 prompts emergency across Mid-Atlantic United States

Winter storm juno and flood impact in New Jersey
Ice forms as winter storm mixed with high tide causes flooding on Beach Avenue in Cape May
New Jersey (Andrew Renneisen/Getty Images via The Weather Channel).
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Death toll from the winter storm Jonas has risen to 19.

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Winter storm Jonas has prompted multiple states across the Mid-Atlantic United States to declare a state of emergency. 

Recent snow storm has claimed lives of at least ten people; six in North Carolina, one each in Arkansas, Kentucky, Tennessee and Virginia.

Emergency has been declared in Delaware, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, West Virginia and Washington, D.C.

New York City mayor Bill de Blasio has declared a "winter weather emergency" and issued a hazardous travel advisory for the city, encouraging people not to travel.

According to The Weather Channel, blizzard warnings have been sissued for more than 33 million people from northern Virginia to southern Connecticut, including Washington D.C., Baltimore, Philadelphia, and New York City. 

The top snowfall from winter storm Jonas has been recorded in Redhouse, Maryland; a total of 28.5 inches as of Saturday morning. 

"Through noon Saturday, the forecast shows snowfall rates could potentially reach 10 inches every six hours," CNN has written quoting Chris Geldart of the District of Columbia's emergency management agency.

The recent winter storm in United States has been given various names like Jonas (The Weather Channel), Snowzilla (The New York Times), Anna (WFSB), Blizzard 2016 and others.

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