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UPDATES: Potentially historic nor'easter bringing snow, wind, flooding to Northeast

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More than 76 million Americans are in the path of a blockbuster winter storm this weekend from New England to the Mid-Atlantic. The track of this storm will make a big difference between whether you'll see two inches of snow or 20.


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Track the snow overnight on the FOX Weather 3D Radar

Heavy snow is now falling over portions of the Northeast. FOX Weather's 3D radar is tracking the bands moving into New Jersey and areas to the north. Download the FOX Weather app now to stay ahead of the winter weather.

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VIDEO: Snow emergency issued for Boston

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Updated Snowfall Forecast: New York City Metro

Snow is falling in New York City and before all is said and done upwards of a foot could fall in the metro area. The heaviest snowfall is expected to be over eastern Long Island, where more than a foot of frozen precipitation could fall. Areas to the west and away from the coastline will see considerably less snow.

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VIDEO: Snow starting to fall along Long Island

Parts of Long Island are forecast to see a foot of snow. The flakes started falling on southern New York on Friday and is expected to continue into Saturday.

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System intensifying in waters off Mid-Atlantic

The system that will bring feet of snow to parts of New England, as well as wind gusts to near-hurricane force, is intensifying in the warmer than average waters of the Atlantic. Satellites from 22,500 miles above Earth's surface are not only seeing the heavy cloud cover but also lightning.

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VIDEO: Nor'easter creating a traveler's nightmare

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FOX Weather 3D Radar tracking developing heavy snow offshore

Meteorologists warn heavy snow will develop along the northern mid-Atlantic coast overnight. Snowfall rates greater than 1" per hour will likely impact the southern New Jersey coast and Long Island by midnight.

Track the snow on the FOX Weather app: Click Here

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Massachusetts DOT bans tractor trailer trucks Saturday

Massachusetts DOT is implementing a travel ban on all tractor trailer trucks, tandems and special permit haulers from interstate highways on Saturday from 6 a.m. to midnight due to expected wintry conditions.

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VIDEO FORECAST: First impacts being felt in Northeast

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Snow falling in northern Georgia

Light snow is being reported in northern Georgia. Meteorologists say Lookout Mountain at Covenant College could pick up on upwards of half an inch of frozen precipitation overnight.

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Updated snowfall forecast: Baltimore metro area

Forecast models show the metro Baltimore region will miss out on the heaviest snow. The area is expected to see upwards of 3 inches through Saturday.

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3,000+ flight cancellations on Saturday

At least 3,126 flights were canceled with destinations either into or out of the U.S. on Saturday, FlightAware reports.

Some of the cities with the largest amounts of cancellations include: John F. Kennedy International, Boston Logan International and Philadelphia International.

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Power outages likely for parts of the Northeast

The combination of frozen precipitation and wind is expected to bring down power lines in areas of the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast.

Coastal parts of New England have the highest chances for seeing power outages. Why 10 million Americans face the threat of losing power: Click Here 

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Millions under winter weather alerts

More Americans are now under winter weather alerts from the Mid-Atlantic into New England.

-Blizzard Warnings cover 10.7 million people

-Winter Storm Warnings cover 31 million people

-Winter Weather Advisory cover 36.1 million people

What makes a blizzard different than an ordinary snowstorm: Click Here

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FOX Weather 3D Radar tracking formation of nor’easter

The FOX Weather 3D Radar is tracking the storm system forming off the East Coast. Before heavy snow starts falling along the I-95 corridor, download the free app to track the snow in your area.

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Amtrak cancels service in Northeast

Amtrak says they’ve canceled all regional service between Boston and New York because of the impending storm. Many of the areas between the cities are under winter weather alerts.

Several other travel companies have also announced delays and cancellations: Click Here

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Updated snowfall forecast: Philadelphia metro area

Snowfall totals will vary greatly in the Philadelphia metro region because of the nor'easter's trajectory. Areas to the north and west of the city are expected to pick up on less than 5" of snow. Suburbs to the south and east of downtown could pick up on substantially more. Forecast models show around of foot of snow is possible along the Pennsylvania-New Jersey state line.

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VIDEO FORECAST: Hundreds of miles under Blizzard Warning

Blizzard Warnings stretch for more than 700 miles along the East Coast.

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New Jersey governor issues state of emergency

Governor Phil Murphy declared that New Jersey will enter a state of emergency effective at 5 p.m., in preparation for a winter storm forecast to impact the state this weekend.

The order applied across all 21 counties in the state, allowing resources to be deployed during the duration of the storm. Commercial vehicle restrictions will also be in place on multiple interstate highways.

Posted by Chris Oberholtz

Potentially historic blizzard could drop 2+ feet of snow in Boston

Historic snow is possible in Boston, where a crippling 2-plus feet could potentially fall, making it one of the biggest snowstorms on record.

While that is on the high end, it's certainly not out of the question for at least parts of the metro area. If Boston picks up more than 19.4 inches of snow, it will make the list of the city's 10 biggest snowstorms.

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Hundreds of mutual aid utility workers arrive in New England

Eversource, New England's largest energy delivery company, welcomed hundreds of mutual aid line workers from Michigan and Florida who flew in to help repair any damage that Saturday’s nor’easter may bring.

Posted by Chris Oberholtz

900 tons of bulk salt on standby in New Jersey

Transit crews in New Jersey said crews have been preparing all winter to get their system ready for winter weather.

Currently, New Jersey Transit Bus Operations has 900 tons of bulk salt on standby statewide, with each of its 16 garages stocked.

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New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy holds winter storm briefing

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy holds a winter storm briefing to give an update on the state's preparations in advance of this weekend’s major nor'easter.

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Boston mayor holds winter storm news conference

Boston Mayor Michelle Wu holds a press conference to give an update on the city’s preparations in advance of this weekend’s major nor'easter. (Video Credit: WFXT Boston 25 News)

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