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‘A Long Two Days’: Major Storm Pummels Northeast With Snow

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‘A Long Two Days’: Major Storm Pummels Northeast With Snow


NEW YORK—A sprawling, lumbering winter storm walloped the Eastern U.S. on Monday, shutting down coronavirus vaccination sites, closing schools and halting transit as snow piled up from the Appalachians to New England, with the heaviest accumulations yet to come in many places. With flakes falling since Sunday evening, New York City and northern New Jersey braced for as much as 22 inches (56 cm) of snow, and parts of New England for a foot or more. The National Weather Service warned that high winds and snowfall could persist into Tuesday in New York and Wednesday in New England. “We’re looking at a long two days here,” New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said at a virtual news conference, noting that road conditions were already “seriously dangerous” at midday. In Brooklyn, cars slid and got stuck on a slight hill. In Pennsylvania, authorities said a 67-year-old woman with Alzheimer’s disease who reportedly …

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