Third Nor’easter In March Aims For New England And Upstate New York

A storm system causing severe weather Sunday along the Gulf Coast is forecast to move off the East Coast, turn into a nor’easter and threaten the Northeastern United States on Monday night into Tuesday.erie-snow

The storm’s exact path remains a bit uncertain, but the system will bring precipitation and wind in what will be the third significant winter storm in the past 10 days.
A winter storm watch is in effect for 8.5 million people in New England, including residents of Boston and Portland, Maine. The National Weather Service Boston estimated 6 to 8 inches of snow for parts of Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut.
New York, Philadelphia and Washington are only under a hazardous weather outlook at this time. The next forecast update will come at 8 p.m. on Sunday.
The American model forecasts heavy snowfall for areas of New England and upstate New York, whereas the European model shows less snowfall. Still, both models agree there will be more snow on the way for the Northeast.
If the nor’easter tracks closer to the coast, then stronger winds and coastal flooding may become issues as well.
Written By: Tommy Lightfoot Garrett
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