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New England winter storm could snarl Monday morning commute and knock out power as heavy, wet snow accumulates

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BANGOR, Maine – After a soggy end to the weekend across the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast, the same system will become a fairly impactful winter storm for northern New England through Monday.

Where is the snow and rain falling at the moment?

A series of rain showers sweeps parts of the northeast from southwest to northeast.

An isolated severe thunderstorm is possible over parts of Pennsylvania and southwestern New York.

Sunday afternoon’s NFL game between the Arizona Cardinals and Pittsburgh Steelers from Acrisure Stadium in Pittsburgh was delayed by weather conditions at halftime due to reports of thunder and lightning in the area.

Farther north, precipitation falls as snow in northern New England.

Heavy, wet snow will continue to spread across this region through Monday morning.

Where are winter weather alerts in effect?

Winter storm warnings and winter weather advisories are posted for most of Maine and New Hampshire, the Green Mountains of Vermont, and parts of the Adirondacks and St. Lawrence Valley of upstate New York .

Winter weather alerts are in effect across northern New England. Weather in Renard

The National Weather Service said winter weather alerts are in effect through Monday morning in many areas, except Maine, where they will remain in effect through Monday evening.

A difficult journey planned for Monday morning

The heaviest snowfall will fall Sunday night into Monday morning across much of the region, which could hamper travel for Monday morning commutes to cities like Augusta and Bangor in Maine, Berlin and Conway in the New Hampshire and Montpelier and St. Johnsbury in Vermont. .


Higher elevations will experience the highest snowfall from this winter storm.
Higher elevations will experience the highest snowfall from this winter storm. Portland Press Herald via Getty Images

How much snow will fall?

Most areas under winter weather advisories in coastal Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont and upstate New York are expected to receive between 2 and 6 inches of heavy, wet snow through Monday morning.

Between 5 and 10 inches of heavy, wet snow are forecast for areas under winter storm warnings in Maine and northern portions of New Hampshire, Vermont and New York.

Higher elevations will experience the highest snowfall from this winter storm.

Scattered power outages possible

The snow will be heavy and wet, making it more difficult to shovel and adding increased stress to trees and power lines, creating a threat of scattered power outages.



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