Published: Fri, March 09, 2018

Long Island weather: Tuesday's sunny ahead of snowy nor'easter

Long Island weather: Tuesday's sunny ahead of snowy nor'easter

"Areas along the New London County shoreline, are more likely to see 3", and inland areas will be closer to 6". ACCUWEATHER FORECASTTHURSDAY: Brisk and chilly with intervals of clouds and sunshine.

Bowman added: "Seeing the historic city was on my bucket list and the snow is just an added bonus".

By nightfall, some areas were reporting 14 inches of snow, and the National Weather Service said some parts of the mid-Hudson could get 20 inches by the time the storm was to end just before midnight.

"Everyone should expect a long and challenging commute this evening", Baker said.

Trees laden by heavy snow and buffeted by wind gusts hitting 35 miles per hour toppled onto power lines.

Thursday should see partly sunny and breezy conditions with temperatures around 42 degrees. Clouds thickened and increased overnight as the beginning stages of our storm system started to unfold.

"The heaviest snow will be over with sometime mid-morning, but there will be light snow falling across the region during the day", Cempa said.

Much of the 2,600-plus flight cancellations involve major airports in the Northeast, such as Newark, John F. Kennedy, LaGuardia, Boston and Philadelphia, according to FlightAware. Most of those outage were in the Bass Harbor and Frenchboro area. That should be changing significantly later. Tens of thousands are still without power as the coastal storm develops off the Carolinas and tracks along the coast.


A PennDOT plow train pushes snow west bound in the 800 block of High Street in Pottstown during a snow heavy burst Wednesday afternoon. Forecasters said Pennsylvania, New Jersey and the New York City area could get a foot or more of snow, and MA 1 feet. Winter storm Quinn was expected to hit Wednesday, bringing with it heavy snow, rain and high winds.

More than a foot of snow is forecast for some interior areas. That may limit snow totals in the Hartford area, which we will monitor very closely. Even further west from there, amounts will continue to diminish rather sharply.

A 140-mile stretch of Interstate 90 in southeastern South Dakota is shut down due to the conditions. Another inch is possible Wednesday night.

As if this wasn't bad enough, yet another snowstorm could again wallop the East Coast by Sunday and Monday.

SATURDAY: Mostly sunny. High: 40s.

Some minor to moderate coastal flooding is also possible along the Northeast coastline Wednesday and Thursday.

Riley damaged seawalls and caused extreme beach erosion from the Outer Banks of North Carolina to southern ME, with the worst damage occurring along the shores of MA.

The cool pattern looks to remain indefinitely through at least the first half of next week.

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