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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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This
Afternoon

Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Snow
Likely

High: -2 °C

Tonight

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Snow

Low: -3 °C

Tuesday

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

High: 0 °C

Tuesday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: -7 °C

Wednesday

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 3 °C

Wednesday
Night

Wintry Mix Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Wintry
Mix

Low: 2 °C

Thursday

Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Rain/Snow

High: 4 °C

Thursday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: -4 °C

Friday

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: -2 °C

Detailed Forecast

  • This Afternoon Snow likely, mainly before 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near -2. South wind around 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.
  • Tonight A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly before 9pm. Cloudy, with a low around -3. South wind around 10 km/h becoming east northeast after midnight.
  • Tuesday Mostly cloudy, with a high near 0. East northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.
  • Tuesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around -7. North northeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming south after midnight.
  • Wednesday Partly sunny, with a high near 3. South wind 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.
  • Wednesday Night A chance of rain before midnight, then a chance of rain, snow, and freezing drizzle. Cloudy, with a low around 2. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
  • Thursday A chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a high near 4. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
  • Thursday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around -4.
  • Friday Partly sunny, with a high near -2.
  • Friday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around -6.
  • Saturday A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 0.
  • Saturday Night A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -8.
  • Sunday A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -4.