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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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Last Update: 518 PM HST MON JAN 26 2015

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  • SynopsisFRESH TO STRONG TRADES WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH THROUGH TOMORROW AS HIGH PRESSURE TO THE NORTH WEAKENS AND DRIFTS EAST. WINDS WILL DIMINISH FURTHER ON WEDNESDAY AS A FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE NORTHWEST. THE FRONT WILL MOVE OVER THE WESTERN ISLANDS ON THURSDAY AND STALL OVER THE STATE FRIDAY AND SATURDAY.
  • Tonight Northeast winds 20 kt. Wind waves 6 ft. Northwest swell 4 ft. Chance of showers in the evening...then slight chance of showers after midnight.
  • Tuesday East winds 15 kt. Wind waves 6 ft. Northwest swell 3 ft. Slight chance of showers through the day.
  • Tuesday Night East winds 15 kt. Wind waves 4 ft. Northwest swell 5 ft increasing to 8 ft after midnight. Slight chance of showers.
  • Wednesday East winds 15 kt. Wind waves 4 ft. Northwest swell 8 ft.
  • Wednesday Night East winds 15 kt. Wind waves 4 ft. Northwest swell 8 ft.
  • Thursday Southeast winds 10 kt. Wind waves 4 ft in the morning then 2 ft or less. Northwest swell 8 ft. Haze in the afternoon.
  • Thursday Night Winds variable less than 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Northwest swell 6 ft. Haze. Slight chance of showers.
  • Friday Winds variable less than 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Northwest swell 5 to 6 ft. Haze. Chance of showers.
  • Saturday East winds 10 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. Northwest swell 6 to 7 ft. Chance of showers.



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