The third nor’easter in two weeks hit New England Tuesday morning and is expected to dump as much as two feet of snow throughout the day.
— Stu Ostro (@StuOstro) March 13, 2018
Parts of Massachusetts, Maine and New Hampshire are under blizzard warnings, CNN reports.
“Travel will be very dangerous to impossible, especially [Tuesday] afternoon and evening. Tree branches could fall as well,” according to the National Weather Service. “Total snow accumulations of 14 to 18 inches are expected, with locally higher amounts.”
Heavy snow bands will continue move through the area as the Nor’easter moves closer to SNE. Winds will begin to pick-up so expect near-blizzard conditions today. Potential for 1-3″/hr snowfall rates. Snow details for your town here: https://t.co/KBkfRxswr7 pic.twitter.com/onuz9OCMWs
— NWS Boston (@NWSBoston) March 13, 2018
Many schools have preemptively closed for the day and the Boston-area public transit system has cut back on its operations. 12,000 customers in Massachusetts have lost power so far, The Guardian reports.
Gusts of wind reaching nearly 70 miles per hour smashed into Cape Cod, Mass., Tuesday morning, according to CNN.