Flights at South Florida airports disrupted by Northeast snowstorm

Massachusetts Weather Forecast Worst Still to Come When Will the Snow Stop? Hour-by-Hour

By midmorning, it had largely wound down in the Philadelphia area, leaving roughly 3 inches downtown and as much as 5 inches in some suburbs. Winds could gust up to 50 miles per hour, leading to power outages. Winds are expected to reach 30 miles per hour with up to 45 miles per hour gusts as temperatures drop into the 20s overnight.

Some areas of the Northeast have been enjoying a mostly snow-free winter, but that's about to change. The forecast is still calling for between 6 and 10 inches of snow starting at midnight on Thursday. "The roads are in bad shape. covered and icy", Suffolk County Police Commissioner Tim Sini said.

Photos taken across the iconic U.S. city show wrapped-up workers shovelling snow in Times Square as snowflakes fall around them. Blowing and drifting snow is possible.

In Boston and along the Coastline to the North, wind gusts will range between 35-45 miles per hour through the day. Temperatures then crashed more than 30 degrees as the storm rolled in.

Already for Thursday, JetBlue had grounded more than 585 flights - almost 60% of its entire national schedule - by early Wednesday afternoon.

The National Weather Service predicts that some parts of New England could get 12 to 18 inches of snow, New York City could see 8 to 12 inches and the Philadelphia area 4 to 8 inches.

A heavy winter snow storm lashed the northeastern United States Thursday, subjecting NY to near blizzard-like conditions and forcing flight cancellations as schools and the United Nations closed. During this winter season, the northeastern region has not witnessed too many winter storms.

"In preparation for weather conditions, we are canceling a number of flights in advance of scheduled departure to give customers time to make necessary arrangements", JetBlue spokesman Philip Stewart said in a statement to Today in the Sky.

From Soho to the West Village and beyond, the city's architecture shines through even in a massive snow storm.

. Stephen Lynch, the highway superintendent, said he has a "full barn of salt" and that his crew checked out the fleet on Tuesday to ensure the trucks and plows are in working order. Based on the current forecast, Mr. However, Niko is about to change it as heavy weather activity is expected to wreak havoc over the region.

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