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Snowstorm Ends Then Warming Begins in Northeast

March 8, 2013; 7:36 AM ET

Friday 10 a.m.

This has been to "do-over" storm from New York City to parts of the Philadelphia area. When the New England coastal storm made its first pass at the region, there was no snow accumulation. The storm expanded as it slowed, and a batch of precipitation swept southward on the west side of the storm's circulation to give a couple of inches near Philadelphia and more than 7 inches immediately north of New York City. In Boston's western suburbs, a number of places have gotten more than a foot of snow.

However, the storm will gradually release its grasp on the region later today and tonight. Much milder air will spread eastward from the Midwest during the weekend and early next week. Here's more:

This National Weather Service map shows snow accumulations for the 24 hours ending around 9:30 this morning.

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