Live Blog for Historic Nor'easter Hitting New England

By: Shaun Tanner , 5:44 PM GMT on February 09, 2013

This is the live blog we have set up to chronicle the progress of the potentially historic and record-setting Nor'easter that will dump a tremendous amount of snowfall on the Northeast Friday and Saturday. The updates listed at the top are the most recent, and this blog will be updated as more information becomes available.

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Saturday 10:19 PM

Number of customers without power is down to 480,000

Saturday 5:48 PM

Death toll from blizzard has jumped to 9.

Saturday 2:46 PM

Amongst the amazing snowfall totals...40 inches in Hamden, CT

Saturday 2:30 PM

The death toll due to the blizzard is now up to four. One each in NY, CT, ME, MA.

Boston is up to 24.9 inches of snow.
This marks only the 5th time Boston has received over 2 feet of snow from a single storm.

Saturday 2:17 PM

A must see. Look at what the #blizzard looks like right now on visible satellite.

Saturday 2:31 PM

WunderPhoto from Allston, MA
I think that his enough snow.

Saturday 2:22 PM

Portland, Maine record snowstorm total now up to 31.9"

Saturday 2:02 PM

Boston, MA is up to 24.9 inches of snow. Creeping up on the record of 27.5 inches.

Saturday 12:54 PM

Temps in the low 20s and teens right now for most of New England.

Saturday 12:51 PM

Another great time-lapse from Manchester, New Hampshire.

Saturday 12:10 PM

Amazing Westford, MA before and afters: Thursday:



Saturday 11:49 AM

Boston Logan Airport: Crews continue to do battle with the Blizzard of 2013 and we hope to open a runway by 11pm

Saturday 11:44 AM

More cities with over 30 inches of snow: Spencer, MA 31" Framingham, MA 30.5" Manchester CT 32" Weatogue CT 31" New Boston, NH 30.4"

Saturday 10:28 AM

Number of customers without power down to over 400,000.

Yes, that is a car under there.

Recommend taking a tour of New England this morning by looking out our webcams here. Amazing images.

Saturday 10:24 AM

NYC has received up to 15 inches of snow in some parts of the city.

Saturday 10:17 AM

RT @NWSBoston: Current snowstorm rankings: Bos 6th (21.8), Providence 9th (16.6), Bradley arpt 2nd (22.3), Orh 3rd (28.5)! #blizzard

Saturday 10:14 AM

Concord, NH is now up to its third greatest snowstorm.

21.4" of snow currently puts this storm tied at #6 for Boston's biggest snowstorms.

29.3 inches of snow fell on Portland, ME, making this the greatest snowstorm on record for the city.

Saturday 3:05 AM

Nuclear power plant in Plymouth, Mass., loses power and is shut down during snowstorm; NRC monitoring.

Hamden, CT is now up to 34 inches of snow.

Saturday 2:46 AM

Southington, CT has reported 23.0 inches of snow.

Saturday 2:12 AM

Pressure at buoy southeast of Nantucket appears to have bottomed out at 973.5 millibars.

NWS is trying to track down why many different weather stations across New England are reporting abnormally high wind gusts. Mystery.

Saturday 12:53 AM

This is Manhattan...

Look at this...Hamden, CT 26 inches of snow, Wolcott, CT 24.5 inches.

Saturday 12:48 AM

Road conditions becoming impassable in NY. Webcam:

Saturday 12:08 AM

Power outages now top 500,000 customers.

Friday 11:36 PM

Because of whiteout conditions in CT, all plows have been unable to clear streets.

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3. WunderAlertBot (Admin)
4:46 PM GMT on February 10, 2013
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2. Globe199
2:16 AM GMT on February 10, 2013
I wonder how many of the deaths are heart attacks due to snow removal.
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1. Skyepony (Mod)
8:10 PM GMT on February 09, 2013
There has been some interesting wundercams this storm. This is one of my favorites.
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