• Blizzard warnings issued with Winter Storm Stella set to blast Northeast



    • Snow will begin to develop in the mid-Atlantic region, including Washington, D.C., Baltimore and Philadelphia, as the coastal low from Stella develops and intensifies.
    • The snow could be heavy at times overnight with rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour.
    • Locations near Interstate 95, including parts of the Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, could change to rain or sleet for a time.
    • By late Monday night or early Tuesday morning, snow may develop as far north as New York City or southern New England.
    • Light to moderate snow will also impact the eastern Great Lakes region.
    • Travel should be avoided Monday night in all of the above-mentioned areas.
    • A large swath of the Northeast will see snowfall, heavy at times, from Stella during the daytime hours.
    • Snowfall rates of 1 to 4 inches per hour are possible near and northwest of the Interstate 95 corridor.
    • Blizzard or near-blizzard conditions are possible in coastal areas.
    • Road and airport travel are likely to be snarled across the region. Some roads may become impassable.
    • Strong winds and the weight of the snow could cause some tree damage and power outages
    • Snow, heavy at times, will continue throughout much of New England Tuesday night.
    • Farther south, snow will become lighter overall, but gusty winds …read more  

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