The tongue-in-cheek gathering was inspired by the "Storm Area 51, They Can't Stop All of Us" event.
The National Weather Service said river levels in New Orleans will rise at least two feet above the designated flood stage by Saturday.
The storm was forecasted to turn into a hurricane before making landfall, bringing heavy rain and life-threatening storm surges.
The storm was forecasted to bring heavy rain, strong wind and life-threatening storm surges to areas of Louisiana.
Madison County, Illinois, has called on the National Guard to assist due to flooding levels not seen since 1993.
A tornado touched down in Morgantown, Pennsylvania, as other mid-Atlantic states faced storms and rare tornado warnings.
The storm will make landfall on Friday, bringing heavy rains, strong winds and flooding.
"This is the worst disaster in Mozambique's history," one aid organization told Newsweek.
The storm was expected to begin as early as Friday night in the Midwest and Central Plains.
An "atmospheric river" has been fueling the storm.
The snow storm would likely hit Monday night.
The National Weather Service forecasted a "historic cold."
On Monday, the first of a series of Pacific storms pounded the region, much of which has already been reduced to scorched bare earth inflicted by wildfires.
Used to describe a storm, the term "bombogenesis" means "bomb cyclone."
Mandatory evacuations are in place in some areas of California affected by recent wildfires because of the risk of mudslides and debris flows.
The storm was making its way east as of Thursday.
Sever weather is set to continue to wreak havoc across the central United States.
More than a foot of snow is expected in some areas.
Poor visibility caused by heavy wind and rain is causing travel chaos across the U.S.
Some areas of North Carolina got up to 16 inches of snow from the storm.
The storm was strong enough to cancel hundreds of flights in Chicago.
Winter Storm Avery brought hellish conditions to commuters Thursday after record November snowfall blanketed roads and highways.