Snow, flooding and strong winds through out Israel

Storm to continue through Friday morning; Snow falls in Jerusalem and northern Israel; Flooding along coast; High winds and road blocks

Snow in Jerusalem (Yisrael Bardugo)

Snow in Jerusalem (Yisrael Bardugo)

Snow fell in Jerusalem, the Golan Heights and through out the Galilee region of Israel as storms continue through out the State of Israel.

Police, the IDF, Homefront Command and local municipalities all prepared for the storm that will continue through Friday morning.

Several regions along the coast including Acre, Tel Aviv and Netanyahu have been flooded, causing several road closing. Heavy winds and several reports of fallen trees, traffic lights and road signs have placed residents on high alert, specifically commuters. Winds as high as 60 mph have been reported in the center of Israel as well as the south.

Several major highways and roads have been temporarily closed due to flooding and sleet. The Homefront Command updates routinely by the hour to keep residents informed.

Flooding in central Israel

Flooding in central Israel

Due to snow and sleet on roadways, school districts in Jerusalem, the Galilee Regional Council and Golan Heights Council have cancelled lessons for today and possibly even tomorrow.

IDF patrol over northern Israel

IDF patrol over northern Israel