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New York City could get up to a FOOT of snow this weekend as massive storm heads eastward

New York City could get up to a FOOT of snow this weekend as massive storm heads eastward

  • Weather forecast calls for massive storm to hit New York this weekend
  • Storm is part of a massive system currently over the Pacific Ocean
  • It is expected to make landfall this week and head east
  • It will hit areas digging out of massive winter storm Gia 
  • The storm was blamed for the deaths of at least 8 people
  • Winter storm warnings were in effect in 10 states and thousands of flights were cancelled 

The New York metropolitan area could get as much as a foot of snow this weekend thanks to a massive storm system set to make its way east.

A ‘Tennessee Valley’ storm which is currently over the Pacific Ocean is expected to barrel its way through the Plains and Midwest before reaching the Northeast either Saturday or Sunday.

It is still unclear just how much snow will fall, but meteorologists say that it could be anywhere from an inch to a foot, according to the New York Post.

Accuweather meteorologist Dave Dombek said that the New York City area could get ‘a messy mixed bag of snow, sleet, and rain.’

‘This is a pretty significant, juicy storm,’ Dombek said.

‘It could be a 24-hour storm.’

A ‘Tennessee Valley’ storm which is currently over the Pacific Ocean is expected to barrel its way through the Plains and Midwest before reaching the Northeast either Saturday or Sunday

The storm is expected to hit areas that are just beginning to dig out of the massive winter storm Gia that was blamed for at least eight deaths

The storm is expected to hit areas that are just beginning to dig out of the massive winter storm Gia that was blamed for at least eight deaths

It is still unclear just how much snow will fall, but meteorologists say that it could be anywhere from an inch to a foot

It is still unclear just how much snow will fall, but meteorologists say that it could be anywhere from an inch to a foot

On November 15, New York was hit with about 6 inches of snow. The storm, while not major, still wreaked havoc on city services.

City officials said they were taken by surprise by the amount of snowfall.

The storm moving eastward will likely dump more snow and ice on parts of the country that were battered by the deadly winter storm that left as much as 13 inches of snow in Washington, D.C. and Virginia.

The snowstorm is blamed for the deaths of at least eight people in road accidents across the U.S. Midwest and possibly also the death of an Illinois state police officer who was killed on Saturday during a traffic stop, officials said.

Air traffic at Ronald Reagan National Airport and Dulles International Airport was returning to normal. 

On November 15, New York was hit with about 6 inches of snow. The storm, while not major, still wreaked havoc on city services. City officials said they were taken by surprise by the amount of snowfall

On November 15, New York was hit with about 6 inches of snow. The storm, while not major, still wreaked havoc on city services. City officials said they were taken by surprise by the amount of snowfall

Early on Monday, fewer than 400 flights were canceled in affected areas and about 1,600 were delayed, according the online flight tracking site Flightaware.

At the height of the storm, more than 1,600 flights were canceled in and out of U.S. airports on Sunday, the bulk of them at Washington’s Reagan and Dulles, the website reported.

Winter storm warnings for millions of Americans in 10 states and Washington, D.C., were being lifted early Monday in a swath of the United States from Colorado to the East Coast, Hayes said.

‘But up north it’s going to stay cold,’ said Jim Hayes, a forecaster with the National Weather Service’s Weather Prediction Center in College Park, Maryland. 

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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