Snow began falling in the nation’s capital early Monday and officials warned people to stay off treacherous roads as the East Coast braced for a storm expected to dump a foot of snow in some places.
A speedy winter storm that blew through parts of the Great Lakes and East on Tuesday is expected to leave a trail of warmer weather and rain that should provide a respite for residents weary of weeks of bitter cold but also create the potential for flooding and collapsing roofs in some areas.
Commuters faced slippery, slush-covered roads on Friday after yet another winter storm brought snow and ice to the East Coast, leaving at least 21 people dead, including a pregnant woman struck by a mini-plow in New York City whose baby was then born by cesarean section in critical condition.
Snow and sleet are falling on the East Coast — from North Carolina to New England — a day after sleet, snow and ice bombarded the Southeast.
Metro-North Railroad has reduced service due to the winter storm headed to the Northeast.
Governor Delays Thursday Workday For Non-Essential State Workers, Bars Tandem Trucks As Of 4:00 a.m.
Governor Dannel Malloy says state workers categorized as “non-essential” should delay their arrival at work on Thursday until 10:00 a.m. because of the approaching winter storm.
Snow blowers whirred and shovels scraped across sidewalks on Wednesday as the Northeast tried to keep up with a winter storm that swirled up the coast, creating blizzard conditions on Cape Cod, disrupting government work in Washington and leaving behind bitter cold that sapped fuel supplies.
Thousands of flights were canceled, students got an extra day off from school or were being sent home early, and the federal government closed its offices in the Washington area Tuesday as another winter storm bore down on the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast.
A blustering winter storm that dropped nearly 2 feet of snow just north of Boston, shut down major highways in New York and Pennsylvania and forced U.S. airlines to cancel thousands of flights nationwide menaced the Northeast on Friday with howling winds and frigid temperatures.
Light snow was falling Thursday in parts of the Northeast as a winter storm bore down on the region, promising significant snowfall, strong winds and frigid temperatures that will make commutes hazardous for the first work day of the new year.