It has and remains an impressive Nor’easter/snowstorm with white out conditions affecting New England while winds gusted 79 mph on the Mass coast, 138 mph on top of Mount Washington and pressure dropped an astonishing 19mb in just 3 hours.
The below visible loop shows a textbook rapidly deepening coastal storm.
As for the further west track, the heaviest snows stayed WEST of I-95 and Big Cities with mixing holding snow totals down significantly.
Snow conditions in NYC.
Blizzard conditions in parts of Pennsylvania, New York and southern New England.
Totals and peak gusts as of 9pm according to NWS.
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Last 16 runs of the GFS and note the crucial westward shift in track. Spared the Big Cities, the big hit!
The storm past over top of the New York NWS office in Upton.
FEATURED IMAGE CREDIT: AP Photo/Michael Dwyer (Boston)