A major winter storm will be impacting the East Coast Monday-Wednesday.
NOAA has issued Blizzard Warnings for NYC, CT, and NJ.
“4PM Update: The blizzard watch continues, and we have upgraded to winter storm warnings, starting Monday night. 12-18″ of snow expected” – NOAA, NYC yesterday
New York City is going to see 3′ of extra tides which will cause flooding with this storm.
“Coastal Flood Warnings and Advisories have been issued across portions of the area Tuesday morning and early afternoon. Expect tidal departures of 2 to 3 feet across advisory areas and 2.5 to 3 feet for areas under a warning. This will lead to flooding of vulnerable shore roads and thus road closures. Beach erosion is also possible for the warned areas.” – NOAA NYC, today
Winter Storm Warnings have been issued for VT, NY, NH, PA, MD, MA, CA, VA, WV, ME, RI.
12-18″ of snow is forecast all over Vermont!
Even Philadelphia is forecast to see 8-12″ of snow!
“A major snowstorm will affect Vermont and portions of northern New York Tuesday into Wednesday. Forecast snow amounts are shown below. Whiteout conditions are expected from the Adirondacks eastward across Vermont Tuesday afternoon through Tuesday evening due to heavy snowfall rates of 1-2″/hr, leading to difficult travel. Plan accordingly. We will have many additional details for you throughout the day and during the storm. Thank you.” – NOAA Burlington, VT today
“…High Impact Winter Storm…
Here are the latest expected snow totals and the approximate start time on Tuesday. This will be a high impact winter storm with a good amount of wind as well. The heaviest of it will be Tuesday evening. Travel is strongly discouraged. The snow will be on the wetter side toward the coast and may even mix with or change to rain immediate coastal Downeast overnight Tuesday night.
Some snow will stick around through the day Wednesday and Wednesday, mainly in the north, but conditions will gradually be improving.” – NOAA Caribou, ME today