Nor’easter to slam East Coast, Mid-Atlantic

Nor'easter to slam East Coast, Mid-Atlantic

一个 Nor’easter is forecast to pummel the East Coast and Mid-Atlantic, bringing heavy snow and a wintry mix into next week.

The slow-moving winter storm that slammed the West Coast last week is set to strengthen over Colorado’s Rockies and Central Plains before shifting toward the East.

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The system dumped more than 7 feet of snow in the Sierra Nevada region, creating hazardous blizzard-like conditions and shuttering roadways.

As snow accumulates over the Northern Plains and Upper Mississippi Valley 周六, the system will expand into the Ohio Valley and Upper Great Lakes, according to the National Weather Service (新创建).

In this photo provided by Caltrans District 9, heavy snowfall blankets car at June Lake, in Mono County on Wednesday, 一月. 27, 2021. An atmospheric river storm pumped drenching rains into the heart of California on Thursday as blizzard conditions buried the Sierra Nevada in snow. (Randy Walker/Caltrans District 9 via AP)

In this photo provided by Caltrans District 9, heavy snowfall blankets car at June Lake, in Mono County on Wednesday, 一月. 27, 2021. An atmospheric river storm pumped drenching rains into the heart of California on Thursday as blizzard conditions buried the Sierra Nevada in snow. (Randy Walker/Caltrans District 9 via AP)

By Sunday morning, snow will have shifted over portions of the Mid-Atlantic, with areas of freezing rain in 维吉尼亚州北卡罗来纳.

The storm is expected to weaken over the Midwest on Sunday evening, and rain in the Southeast will head offshore by Monday morning.

不过, Midwestern states have already seen record amounts of snow this season, 和 wind chill advisories have been issued in multiple states across the East Coast.

根据 Fox News meteorologist Rich Reichmuth, the storm’s snowfall will be plowable and will linger amid continuously frigid temperatures ahead of a short warming period next weekend.

He reported that the New York State-area will likely receive around 6 至 10 inches of snow, but that totals could be higher if the storm intensifies or swerves.

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Accuweather reported on Friday that 纽约市 could see wind gusts of up to 50 英里每小时.

In the New England area, meteorologists say the storm could linger through Wednesday.

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