Massive Snow Storm Affects the Entire East Coast

While the Major Storm System passed over Virginia and North Carolina with rain and snow, Northeast was facing another snow storm. While New York City is dealing with one of the heaviest snow storm in years at 14 inches, more than 60 million people were under a winter storm warning or advisory from northern Georgia to Maine. Most of the warnings and advisories expire on Thursday.

Heaviest snow, up to 2 feet could collect in parts of central Pennsylvania and northern New Jersey. The National Weather Service warned that this could lead to very dangerous, if not impossible travel conditions and isolated power outages.

Due to the storm, some public transportation systems were shut down.

Unfortunately, there was a major pileup in Clinton County, Pennsylvania involving 60 cars and trucks on interstate 80, killing two people and injuring several in the crash.

More than 1300 US flights were cancelled for Wednesday and Thursday, and the NJ Transit suspended some bus and rail services.

Apart from the snow, ice could also accumulate from North Carolina to Maryland, causing travel disruptions and power outages and damages across the East Coast, even after the storm passes by.

However, this storm is set to move onto the Atlantic by Thursday, with only some snowfall possible in New England.

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