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A storm of "historic" proportions is set to sweep across the northeastern United States, beginning with light flurries on Thursday night and lasting through Saturday evening. The powerful winter weather system is expected to dump snow, sleet, rain, and hurricane-force winds from Connecticut all the way up to Maine.
How much snow are we talking about?
The National Weather Service says that southern New England, which will get the brunt of the storm, could see anywhere from 18 to 24 inches between Friday and Saturday. Suffolk County in New York is under blizzard watch, as are parts of Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island, reports The Associated Press. New York City is expecting slightly less snow — somewhere between 4 and 6 inches. The storm could be as bad as the historic blizzard of 1978, which dumped more than 2 feet of snow and blew through New England with hurricane-level winds. A few analysts say Nemo could be one of the 10 most powerful storms in the history of the region.
Originally posted by WildWorld
And now the governer has made an executive order to ban vehicle travel after 4pm, punishable with up to a year in jail.
Originally posted by Kali74
reply to post by Advantage
Even without Sandy, these storms are always taken seriously as they should be. Loss of heat, loss of power both of which can last weeks... roof cave ins etc. All pretty serious stuff. Normal but serious.