A large snowstorm hit New York City on Tuesday, from New Jersey to near Boston, where it became the most significant weather event in more than two years in the region.
This storm caused major travel disruptions across the region, with flights canceled and road conditions hazardous due to heavy snow.
According to official figures, about 30 million people are under winter storm warnings, while about 11 million more are under winter weather warnings from New England to the southeast. Pennsylvania on Tuesday morning.
The difficulty of forecasting this storm is extraordinary, but it is expected to bring more than a foot of snow to places like Hartford, Connecticut, and at least 6 inches to New York City, marking one of the worst snowfalls in Great Britain. Apple in 2022.
Additionally, southeastern Massachusetts is forecast to experience heavy snowfall, with forecasts of 6 to 8 inches or more for some areas of southern New England.
Although Boston is unlikely to reach 6 inches of snow, if it does, it will be the city’s biggest storm of the season and the strongest since 2022.
However, the largest accumulation of snow will be in Connecticut, where there are reports of amounts exceeding 30 cm (1 foot), and more accumulations are expected in the coming hours.
This snowstorm has raised concerns across the region, and residents are advised to take precautions and stay informed with local weather updates.
[HRRR Model Simulation] Snow has overspread much of the area with a mix along southern coastal areas expected to transition to snow over the next few hours. The snow will taper off by mid-to-late afternoon. #NYwx #CTwx #NJwx pic.twitter.com/Uh06tD6dV1
— NWS New York NY (@NWSNewYorkNY) February 13, 2024