Live: Nor'easter Rain, Snow, Wind Now over New England

November 8, 2012; 8:21 AM ET
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After creating a winter wonderland from New Jersey to southern New England on Wednesday, a nor'easter has shifted to the northeast and is spreading rain, snow and wind over more of New England.

The nor'easter has weakened since Wednesday, but is still potent enough to bring pockets of rain, snow and gusty winds to New England.

Photos: First Snow of Season From a Nor'easter

The nor'easter has wrapped up farther south in New York City, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C.


10:30 a.m. EST: Latest snow totals show 3.7 inches has fallen at Providence, R.I., and 6.0 inches has whitened Foxboro, Mass.

9:12 a.m. EST: Winds have been gusting to tropical storm-force for 25 consecutive hours at Martha's Vineyard, Mass.

9:01 a.m. EST: Now that the sun is up, more pictures are being taken of the snow across the Northeast.

8:22 a.m. EST: has compiled a list of daily snowfall records set on Wednesday during the nor'easter in this news story.

7:42 a.m. EST: Clintonville, Conn., is reporting 13.5 inches of snow, the highest so far from this nor'easter.

7:31 a.m. EST: Rhode Island DOT tells that a sensor on a bridge spanning Narragansett Bay is measuring hurricane-force wind gusts. The sensor is not at the surface, but is instead 200 feet high where stronger winds are howling.

7:17 a.m. EST: meteorologists confirmed that with the 4.7 inches of snow measured at New York City's Central Park, this November is now tied as the city's sixth snowiest November on record.

7:02 a.m. EST: Reports coming in of numerous trees blocking roads throughout southeastern Massachusetts.

6:59 a.m. EST: Fox News reports that nearly 60,000 customers in New York and New Jersey who lost power during Hurricane Sandy endured another outage with this nor'easter.

6:41 a.m. EST: Winds gusted to 59 mph on Martha's Vineyard, Mass.

6:30 a.m. EST: Latest nor'easter snow total: 9 inches at Tolland, Conn., which is located to the northeast of Hartford.

5:45 a.m. EST: Accumulating snowfall from the storm has wrapped up in Pennsylvania. The highest recorded total for the state was in Lower Makefield Township with 2".

5:05 a.m. EST: Freehold, N.J. reported having 13" of snow from the nor'easter through this morning.

4:25 a.m. EST: A heavier band of snow is moving into southern Maine near Portland.

3:30 a.m. EST: Heaviest bands of snow are over Connecticut and Long Island

2:45 a.m. EST: Final totals came in for snow accumulation Wednesday. Record daily snow amounts fell in New York City; 4.3" of snow fell, breaking the record of 0.1" from 1878.

2:10 a.m. EST: Manchester Township, N.J. has seen a foot of snow with this storm!

1:25 a.m. EST: With snow still falling, Foxboro, Mass. has picked up 5.6" of snow so far

12:40 a.m. EST: Rain and wind continues in Cape Cod, Mass. with gusts over 45 mph.

12:05 a.m. EST: Winds in Nantucket, Mass. have been gusting to 60 mph! Gusts have been above 50 mph since noon Wednesday

11:15 p.m. EST: Police are shutting down part of Route 128 in Needham, Mass. due to a live wire down across the road.

10:20 p.m. EST: Winds in Barnstable County, Mass. have brought down trees and power lines causing scattered power outages.

8:45 p.m. EST: 10 inches of snow reported in Wallingford, Conn.

8:05 p.m. EST: Central Park now reporting 2.8 inches of snow.

7:30 p.m. EST: Connecticut is looking at 6 to 10 inches of snow tonight.

7:00 p.m. EST: A general 3-6 inches of accumulation expected across the tri-state area.

6:40 p.m. EST: The heaviest band of snow from this nor'easter is right over the New York City area.

6:00 p.m. EST: Clintonville, Conn., has reportedly reached 6.8 inches of snow. Central Park is reporting .8 of an inch.

5:10 p.m. EST: Heavy snow is falling in New York City, causing some roadways outside of Manhattan to become slushy and snow-covered.

4:00 p.m. EST: New York City reporting a quarter of a mile visibility in falling snow in Central Park.

3:40 p.m. EST: Several inches of accumulating snow building in central and western Connecticut. Steady, wet snow is falling in New Haven, Hartford and Torrington. Secondary roads in higher locations are being covered.

2:00 p.m. EST: New Britain and Plainville, Conn., have both received 2.0 inches of snow from the nor'easter.

1:45 p.m. EST: We have compiled a collection of snow photos from the nor'easter.

1:00 p.m. EST: The heaviest bands of snow are still located over western Connecticut.

12:59 p.m. EST: A 62-mph wind gust was recorded 6 miles west-southwest of Cuttyhunk, Mass. Wires were downed by strong winds in Natick, Mass.

12:20 p.m. EST: Snow is covering the ground at Quinnipiac University just north of New Haven, Conn. Click here for webcams from the university.

12:00 p.m. EST: Heavy snow is reducing the visibility to 1/4 of a mile in Meriden, Conn.

11:36 a.m. EST: AccuWeather Meteorologist John Freerick, based in Philadelphia, is reporting a mix of rain and snow now.

11:07 a.m. EST: The nor'easter is causing weather delays at both Philadelphia and La Guardia International Airports, according to the FAA.

10:55 a.m. EST: Rain and snow is falling at JFK International Airport in New York.

10:48 a.m. EST: Bridgeport and New Haven, Conn., are the latest places to see snowflakes.

10:42 a.m. EST: A tropical storm-force wind gust of 42 mph recently reported at East Milton, Mass., south of Boston.

10:20 a.m. EST: Snowflakes are flying in Pennsauken, N.J., which is located opposite Philadelphia on the Delaware River.

9:47 a.m. EST: Ice pellets now being reported on Long Island--Islip to be exact.

9:43 a.m. EST: Winds are now blowing offshore at Atlantic City, N.J., meaning the coastal flood threat for the city and all of southern New Jersey has lessened.

9:39 a.m. EST: Wave heights at a buoy located 62 miles southeast of Nantucket, Mass., have risen seven feet in the past two hours. The waves are currently nearly 20 feet high.

9:05 a.m. EST: Wet snowflakes are flying in Atlantic City, N.J. Temperatures are too warm and the snow is too light for any accumulation.

8:45 a.m. EST: meteorologists held a special map discussion regarding the nor'easter and remain concerned for heavy, wet snow to develop west of I-95, including in the northern and western suburbs of New York City and Philadelphia.

8:01 a.m. EST: The air is cold enough on the nor'easter's western edge that ice pellets have started to mix with rain in Washington, D.C.

7:57 a.m. EST: Winds now gusting to 51 mph at Nantucket, Mass.

7:50 a.m. EST: A buoy located nearly 20 miles south-southeast of New York City's John F. Kennedy Airport is reporting seas as high as 7.5 feet.

7:15 a.m. EST: Winds gusted to 43 mph--minimal tropical storm-force--at Nantucket, Mass.

7:05 a.m. EST: The 1 to 3 inches of snow Philadelphia is expected to receive this afternoon and tonight is not very common in November. Meteorologist Eric Wanenchak reports the last time Philadelphia had an inch of snow in November was November 21, 2008. For heavier snow totals, you have to go back to November 29, 1995, when the city's airport reported 2.0 inches.

6:50 a.m. EST:'s Adrienne Veilleux reports that United Airlines has canceled 500 flights from noon EST today through noon Thursday out of the three main New York City airports (Newark, LaGuardia and J.F.K.).

6:40 a.m. EST: It is definitely cold enough across the Northeast's interior for snow. The temperature is currently 7 degrees at Saranac Lake, N.Y., 25 degrees at Albany, N.Y., and 29 degrees at Mount Pocono, Pa.

6:10 a.m. EST: Winds at Atlantic City, N.J., recently gusted to 24 mph. At around 4 a.m. EST, the city's airport recorded a 28-mph wind gust.

6:00 a.m. EST: The nor'easter is now a powerful storm churning directly east of the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay.

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Thumbnail picture provided by fan Ralph of Norwalk, Conn., on Wednesday, November 7, 2012.


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