Snow Hits Tri-State


snowThe Tri-State area and the rest of the eastern U.S. was hit by a wintry storm today that was expected to dump more than a foot of snow. A Winter Storm Warning was called for New York City and its northern and western suburbs. A Blizzard Warning was in effect on Long Island.Forecasts called for 12 to 18 inches in New York City, Long Island and in parts of New Jersey. Areas north and west of New York City were expected to get between 6 and 12 inches.

As much as 20 inches has been forecasted in other parts of the region, including Washington, Baltimore and Philadelphia.

The storm was moving up from the south.

{News Agencies/Noam Newscenter}