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Major nor'easter expected to bring heavy snow, blizzard conditions to Northeast

A storm system off the East Coast will continue to strengthen as it develops into a major nor'easter on Monday. As the storm moves up the coast, it is expected to bring snowfall of 1-3 feet or more to many parts of the Northeast through Tuesday evening, including New York City and Boston. Strong, gusty winds will combine with the snow to create blizzard conditions along and near the coast.
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7 Day Forecast

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Overnight

Wintry Mix Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Wintry
Mix

Low: 23 °F

Tuesday

Wintry Mix Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Wintry
Mix

High: 32 °F

Tuesday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 17 °F

Wednesday

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 38 °F

Wednesday
Night

Wintry Mix Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Wintry
Mix

Low: 32 °F

Thursday

Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Rain/Snow

High: 37 °F

Thursday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 21 °F

Friday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 27 °F

Friday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 17 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Overnight Areas of snow and freezing drizzle. Cloudy, with a low around 23. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming northeast. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
  • Tuesday Areas of snow and freezing drizzle before 9am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 32. East wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Tuesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. East wind around 5 mph becoming south southeast after midnight.
  • Wednesday Partly sunny, with a high near 38. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
  • Wednesday Night A chance of rain and snow before midnight, then a chance of rain, snow, and freezing drizzle. Cloudy, with a low around 32. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
  • Thursday A chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.
  • Friday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
  • Saturday A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31.
  • Saturday Night A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.
  • Sunday Partly sunny, with a high near 21.
  • Sunday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8.
  • Monday Partly sunny, with a high near 22.