Coastal Storm to Bring New England Snow

By Chris Dolce
Published: December 29, 2013

A coastal storm has delivered soaking rains to the Deep South and Mid-Atlantic this weekend. It's now expected to drop snow on parts of the Northeast. Below is the forecast with what you can expect.

Northeast Rain, Wind and Snow


Northeast Sunday Night

Northeast Sunday Night

Northeast Sunday Night

Northeast Sunday Night

Snowfall Forecast

Snowfall Forecast

Snowfall Forecast

Snowfall Forecast

Sunday night into early Monday morning, the low-pressure system will strengthen as it passes near the Northeast coast. This east coast system will interact with, a new blast of Arctic air coming in from the Midwest.

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The majority of the rain is over for most major cities — New York City, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. — on the I-95 corridor.  

(FORECAST: BostonNew York | Philadelphia | Washington)

Snow will fall on northern New England through late Sunday night and early Monday morning. The best chance for accumulating snow, possibly 3 to 6 inches, is from the Adirondacks of New York to Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine. It's possible that parts of Maine inland from coast could pick up more than 6 inches of snow.

(MORE: Travel Forecast)

Closer to the coast, parts of Maine and New Hampshire from I-95 to the coast may have to deal with some freezing rain Sunday overnight as temperatures drop. Beware of icy parking lots, sidewalks and other untreated surfaces. A glaze of ice may cause tree limbs already weakened by Winter Storm Gemini to snap, and localized power outages are possible.

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A snowflake magnified under a microscope. (Credit: Michael Peres)

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