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    Tuesday Snowstorm Slows Travel in Northeast I-95 Corridor

    By By Brian Lada, Meteorologist
    December 10, 2013, 11:37:54 PM EST

    A snowstorm raced across the I-95 Northeast Tuesday sparking travel delays, right on the heels of this past weekend's winter storm.

    For a heavily-populated area, this has been primarily snow and a disruptive one at that.

    Within minutes after beginning in the northern and western Washington, D.C., suburbs early in the morning, roads became slippery and covered with snow.

    Motorists and pedestrians are cautioned Tuesday night to be alert for black ice.


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    Temperatures are forecast to plunge well below freezing. Any untreated wet and slushy areas will freeze.

    At 8:00 a.m. ET Tuesday, heavy snow was falling in Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Trenton, N.J. Heavy snow was moving into New York City and reaching across parts of Connecticut and central Massachusetts.

    Flight delays occurred Tuesday morning at Philadelphia, Newark, N.J., and New York's LaGuardia Airport.

    Snow started to spread from Missouri into the Ohio Valley Monday night with a mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain farther to the south in Tennessee. This snow will quickly spread across southeastern New England and part of upstate New York Tuesday midday.

    Most locations along the I-95 corridor from Washington, D.C., to Boston, received between 1 and 3 inches of snow from this storm with most of the accumulation on non-paved surfaces.

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    However, some of the northern and western suburbs of the I-95 cities picked up between 3 and 6 inches of snow.

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    Snow can lead to slippery roadways, causing reduced visibility and a heightened risk of accidents. If you plan on taking to the roads, allow extra time to arrive at your destination and extra stopping distance when motoring along.

    Those taking to the air should continue to expect flight delays for inbound and outbound flights into Tuesday night.

    Snow will come to an end from southwest to northeast across the region Tuesday afternoon and evening as the storm quickly tracks off the East Coast.


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