UP TO 18 ALONG I95
The fourth nor'easter this month, Winter Storm Toby, will hammer the Northeast into Thursday.
Heavy, wet snow, strong wind gusts and coastal flooding will once again occur.
The wet snow and gusty winds will trigger power outages and tree damage in parts of the Northeast.
Snow, heavy in spots, will also persist in the Ohio Valley and Appalachians.
Winter Storm Toby, the fourth nor'easter in less than three weeks, may be one of the heaviest snowstorms this late in the season along parts of the Interstate 95 Northeast corridor, triggering power outages and tree damage through Thursday.
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Heavy snow is now falling over a broad swath of the Mid-Atlantic states, persists in stubborn bands in parts of the Ohio Valley, and snow has also spread into parts of New England.
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Snow was falling at the rate of 1 to 2 inches per hour from parts of northern New Jersey into Pennsylvania, including at Newark-Liberty Airport and in the Lehigh Valley.
Already, 2 inches of snow was reported in parts of New York City, after an early morning of rain, sleet and snow.
To the south, light snow accumulations have been reported in the Baltimore and Washington D.C. metros. Dulles Airport reported 2.2 inches of snow Wednesday morning. Parts of Frederick County, Maryland picked up 9 to 10 inches of snow through Wednesday morning.
The heaviest snow, so far, has fallen in parts of southern Pennsylvania and the Appalachians. Nearly 14 inches has piled up in Greencastle, near the Maryland border. Over 10 inches of snow has fallen in parts of western Maryland and the high country of West Virginia.
A thin band of freezing rain early Wednesday brought up to 0.2 inch ice accumulation in parts of Delaware and southern New Jersey, downing at least one tree limb in Odessa, Delaware.
Not to be outdone, a persistently heavy snowband parked itself over parts of southern Indiana and northern Kentucky.
The weight of this wet snow has already downed trees in the Louisville metro early Wednesday, where snow was falling at the rate of 1 inch per hour. Storm totals in parts of the metro had already approached or exceeded 10 inches.
Accumulating snow was reported as far south as the Smoky Mountains, including 6 inches atop Mt. Leconte, Tennessee and accumulations on grass and elevated surfaces in the Knoxville metro area.Read More...