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Tuesday, 14 March 2017

This is what the Northeast snowstorm looks like right now

A major snowstorm is hitting the northeast and mid-Atlantic portion of the United States. This is what it looks like across some of the impacted cities:

New York City
A winter weather emergency declared by the city's Mayor Bill DeBlasio went into effect Tuesday at midnight.
A person crosses the street during a blizzard in Times Square.

The National Weather Service downgraded New York City from a blizzard warning to a winter weather warning on Tuesday morning. Still, blizzard warnings remain in effect for 18 million people.

New Jersey
Parts of New Jersey are also under a blizzard warning until midnight.New York Waterway ferries depart the Newport Terminal in Jersey City, New Jersey.
The snow, winds, and tide caused coastal flooding at Stone Harbor along the Jersey Shore.

Zeke Orzech @Zeke_O

Flooding has begun in #StoneHarborNJ #stella This is a combo of heavy rain and tide.
5:55 PM - 14 Mar 2017 · Stone Harbor, NJ


In Philadelphia, officials estimated that the snow was falling at a rate of 1 inch per hour and warned that the snow is reducing visibility.
CNN's Lawrence Crook III said that the wind combined with sleet at Spruce Street Harbor Park felt like "tiny bullets" hitting his face.

Lawrence Crook @LawrenceCNN

Philadelphia was expecting 8-12 inches of snow. Now, 1-3 seems more likely. 2,000 plows are still out cleaning up the roads and sidewalks
6:57 PM - 14 Mar 2017

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Philadelphia is under a winter storm warning until Tuesday, 6 p.m.

Boston area
Massachusetts could expect to see "a wall of snow" to come between 9 a.m. and 12 p.m. Tuesday, according to NWS Boston. Ahead of the storm, Logan Airport was empty.Boston is under a winter storm warning until Tuesday, 5 p.m.

Washington DC
In DC, streets turned slippery and slushy, but snow was relatively contained.

A Park Service employee shovels snow off the sidewalk at the White House on March 14.
Washington is under a winter storm warning until Tuesday, 2 p.m.

Baltimore is also feeling the chill with a mix of snow and rain.Ice sticks to a windshield wiper that was propped up overnight in advance of the storm in Baltimore.
Baltimore is under a winter storm warning until Tuesday, 2 p.m.

The entire state of Connecticut went into a statewide travel ban beginning at 5 a.m. Tuesday which is expected to remain in effect until further notice.

Brian Vitagliano @bvitag

Lonely 91 North in Hartford CT. Travel ban in full effect. #blizzard2017
7:02 PM - 14 Mar 2017


Hartford is under a blizzard warning until Tuesday, 8 p.m.

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