Second Nor'easter strikes the Northeast in less than a week

Our second nor’easter in less than a week is now spreading light snow across the northeast.

now radar

Snow will be heaviest through the afternoon and evening hours.

forecast temps

Interior locations will likely have a bullseye of over a foot of snow from northern NJ through the Lower Hudson River Valley, into northwestern and northern Connecticut, and central and western Massachusetts.

snowfall

If the storm tracks closer to the inland, that will bring more rain mixing-in near the immediate coast. NYC metro can expect 4-8”, with much higher totals north and west of the city, while lower accumulations are forecast for eastern Long Island.

warnings

Providence and Boston will see even more rain mixing in, keeping snow forecasts there in the 1-3” range.

winds

This is a tough forecast as there is a sharp gradient of snowfall accumulation to the north and west where over a foot is expected.

coastal flood

Wind gusts of 40mph+ will be widespread and while not as severe as last Friday-Saturday, coastal flooding will continue into Thursday morning, especially across Massachusetts.

 

Janice Dean currently serves as senior meteorologist for FOX News Channel (FNC). In addition, she is the morning meteorologist for FNC’s FOX &Friends (weekdays 6-9AM/ET). She joined the network in January 2004. Click here for more information on Janice Dean.