More snow likely as calendar turns to spring

More snow likely as calendar turns to spring

Teal=Winter Storm Watch, Purple=Winter Weather Advisory. Since Jan. 1, Bangor has gotten 108.5 inches of snow, which is 50 inches more than normal this far into the calendar year. But don't get too hopeful, snow-haters: Forecasters note there is a 90 percent chance for higher snowfall totals than the estimates on the lower-end prediction map. Central New Jersey could receive 8 to 12 inches of snow.

Weather models are all over the place.

"Heaviest snow accumulation most likely Tuesday night into Wednesday", forecasters said. The storm is expected to gather momentum as each day progresses, and Philadelphia residents are recommended to plan for travel inconveniences. This incoming storm, which will bring rain and snow across the mid-Atlantic and Northeast, will be the fourth storm to ravage the East Coast in three weeks.

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The snowfall could pick up toward the afternoon and evening, potentially making for a messy Wednesday evening commute, before tapering off at night. "It's around late [Wednesday] morning, mid-afternoon that a line of snow begins to approach southern New England". "We're going to have to flip the calendar into April". The bigger effects at the shore are going to be the strong winds throughout the day on Tuesday that could gust to 40 to 45 miles per hour. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

Once again, the combination of heavy, wet snow and ferocious winds will likely lead to scattered power outages across the Garden State. Tides in Boston are forecast around 10.5 feet, Brink said.

This will provide a quick break in the action on Tuesday. Still plenty of time to watch how this evolves, so check back in with us over the next couple of days for updates.

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