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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

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Northeast Sunday Night

Northeast Sunday Night

Northeast Sunday Night

Northeast Sunday Night
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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.

(MORE: Arctic Blast Closes Out 2013)

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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