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    Snow Hammers New York, New England

    By , Meteorologist
    December 28, 2012; 6:00 AM ET
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    Play video Breaking weather news is detailed in the above AccuWeather.com video.

    This live-blog was last updated on Thursday, December 27, at 2 p.m. The snow is mostly over for New England. A new storm is in the works for portions of New England, the mid-Atlantic and the Ohio Valley hit by the storm just after Christmas.
    New Snowstorm Before the New Year in NYC, I-95


    A major snowstorm is slamming New York and New England, while a windswept rain soaks the coast.

    Heavily falling snow and gusty winds are combining to reduce the visibility across portions of New York state, Vermont, New Hampshire, western Massachusetts and Maine, while roads have become snow-packed in many areas. Motorists are urged to use caution along I-81, I-87, I-88, I-89, I-90, I-91, I-93 and I-95.

    An icy mix is falling in between the snow and rain zone, leading to treacherous travel as well. Worcester, Mass., is among the cities and towns dealing with ice.

    Photos: From Slipping and Sliding to Sledding, Snowstorm Makes Mark

    The Associated Press reports that the storm, which first spread a wind-whipped snow from the southern Plains to the Ohio Valley at midweek, has killed nine people.

    The AccuWeather.com Winter Weather Center has the latest snowfall map.

    Read below for real-time updates on the winter storm.


    UPDATES:
    1:30 p.m. EST Thursday: High winds are causing flight delays of 1-2 hours at La Guardia, JFK and Philadelphia International Airports, according to the FAA. The winds are still gusty on the back side of the winter storm lashing New England.

    1:19 p.m. EST Thursday: The Maine Turnpike Authority reports that there have been several slideoffs due to the snow.

    12:30 p.m. EST Thursday: Latest snow totals: 16.0 inches in Edwards, N.Y.; 13.0 inches in Hogansburg, N.Y.; 12.0 inches 1 mile southwest Colchester, Vt.; 10.0 inches in Whiting, Vt.

    11:45 a.m. EST Thursday: Moderate to heavy snow from Albany, N.Y., to Portland, Maine, is reducing the visibility to 1/4 to 3/4 of a mile. In this corridor, chilly winds are contributing to blowing snow and AccuWeather RealFeel® temperatures in the single digits and teens.

    11:00 a.m. EST Thursday: Snow totals so far: 14.4 inches in Middleburgh, N.Y.; 13.0 inches in Maplecrest, N.Y; 12.5 inches in Glen, N.Y.; 12.0 inches in South Berne, N.Y.; 11.0 inches in West Winfield, N.Y.; 11.5 inches in Woodford, Vt.; 11.0 inches in Landgrove, Vt.; 6.5 inches in Norfolk, Conn.; 4.5 inches in Williamstown, Mass.

    10:30 a.m. EST Thursday: We have compiled a photo collection of snow and its impact.

    9:45 a.m. EST Thursday: Many roads are snow- and ice-packed across New York state. Click here for a road condition map. For radar, click here.

    511 New York road map from the New York Department of Transportation.

    9:30 a.m. EST Thursday: Peak wind gusts in Massachusetts so far today: 64 mph in Brookline, 60 mph in Chatam, 60 mph in Orleans, 61 mph in Fairhaven.

    9:18 a.m. EST Thursday: Causeway is closed due to flooding in Cohasset, Mass.

    8:23 a.m. EST Thursday: Rockaway Boulevard is closed at Brookville Boulevard in New York due to coastal flooding. FDNY reports multiple vehicles stuck in the water. Strong onshore winds are contributing to the coastal flooding.

    7:45 a.m. EST Thursday: Scaled snow amount map for 24 hours was tweeted by the National Weather Service office in Pittsburgh, Pa.

    7:30 a.m. EST Thursday: High winds are causing flight delays of around an hour at La Guardia Airport, according to the FAA. Low clouds are causing some delays at Philadelphia International Airport. FlightStats.com reports around 85 flights have been canceled and 46 flights have been delayed so far today at Logan International Airport in Boston due to high winds.

    6:56 a.m. EST Thursday: Wind gusts higher than 60 mph have been lashing eastern Massachusetts this morning, causing trees to fall in some areas.

    5:59 a.m. EST Thursday: The storm is winding down across the Ohio Valley and and Great Lakes, but heavy snow will continue in New York state and New England.

    3:29 a.m. EST Thursday: 8.3" of snow just measured on the eastern side of Syracuse, NY. Heavy snow continues.

    2:31 a.m. EST Thursday: 10.9" of snow as of 1:00 AM in Buffalo, NY. Bradford, PA is up to 12".

    1:01 a.m. EST Thursday: Strong winds have brought a tree down on power lines in Colchester, CT.

    12:00 a.m. EST Thursday: Visibility in Buffalo, NY down to 1/8 mile in very heavy snow. Snowing at 2"/hr with 10" on the ground.

    For older reports, click here.

    "Stuck on PA Turnpike. Have gone 2 miles in 2 hrs due to snow & accident. #DriveSafe everyone!" tweeted @mikegiesler on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012. Thumbnail photo shows a snowy PA turnpike sent with

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