More snow coming: Wintry weather Sunday, strong winds Monday
Feb 13 2017 by Lorena Waters
The storm is expected to bring travel to a standstill across the region, with treacherous driving conditions and cancelled airline flights after just a two-day from a storm that blanketed New England with up to 19 inches of snow.
The National Weather Service has issuedwinter storm warnings for almost all of Upstate today through Monday evening. Impacts will be felt across New England.
Scores of school districts, including Boston and New York City, had announced on Wednesday that schools would be closed.
Dore said that by 4 a.m. Monday he expects to be getting anywhere between 2 and 4 inches of snow per hour.
Elliott says that some areas could see over a foot of snow.
In Massachusetts, the National Weather Service has issued a blizzard watch for Essex County, eastern Plymouth County, Barnstable County, and Nantucket.
"We were waiting for a good one all year", said Morgan Crum, a manager at Katz Ace Hardware in Glastonbury, Connecticut.
Snow will end in eastern MA late in the day tomorrow, but continue in the state of ME through midnight or so.
The biggest snowstorm of the winter hit the Northeast on Thursday. National media reported that at least 11 deaths across the Northeast were blamed on the storm. Temperatures were cold, though, in the teens that felt even colder with the wind chill.
Parts of ME are also under blizzard warnings from 7 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. ET on Tuesday, and could see 18-24 inches of snow, the National Weather Service warned.
LOCATIONS.Ulster and Dutchess counties in NY and Litchfield County Connecticut. Power outages are likely, especially closest to the coast.
By Monday morning, precipitation everywhere will be in the form of snow, and could linger into the early afternoon north and east of Providence, but ending elsewhere.
Rapid snow melt coupled with heavy rains in the Sierra Mountains has led to flooding in parts of Nevada and Southern California.
The first storm, which hit NY on Thursday, caused chaos at the airports and the streets. But then it was back to reality. A blizzard can be created by blowing snow that has already fallen.
Sam Lopresti, of Jersey City, N.J., warm and dry in his workplace, said he was pleasantly surprised that his early-morning train trip into New York City had gone smoothly.