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Heavy snow and hazardous travel for portions of the Great Lakes, Northeast, and New England

Heavy snow, bitterly cold temperatures, and treacherous travel will be likely from the Great Lakes to the Northeast, and into New England over the next couple of days. Heavy Lake Effect snow of one to two feet will impact areas downwind of Lake Eerie and Ontario. Widespread snowfall of 6 to 12 inches will also impact much of northern New England. Read More >

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Please Note: This Snowfall Forecast graphic reflects the total snow accumulation expected within the next 60-72 hours. 
This graphic may often indicate ADDITIONAL snowfall expected, and will not always reflect the total snowfall for an entire event.
The times at the top of the graphic specify the time period during which this forecast graphic is valid.

 
Event Total Snowfall Forecast - This graphic will only be displayed when significant snowfall is expected within the next 72 hours.
Key for Total Snowfall Map:
White = zero. Zero: White
Pale gray blue = less than 1 inch. <1": Pale Gray Blue
Light Blue = 1 to 2 inches. 1"-2": Light Blue
Medium Blue = 2 to 3 inches. 2"-3": Medium Blue
Blue = 3 to 4 inches. 3"-4": Blue
Dark Blue = 4 to 6 inches. 4"-6": Dark Blue
Pale Yellow = 6 to 8 inches. 6"-8": Pale Yellow
Light Orange = 8 to 12 inches. 8"-12": Light Orange
Orange = 12 to 18 inches. 12"-18": Orange
Red = 18 to 24 inches. 18"-24": Red
Dark Red = greater than 24 inches. >24": Dark Red
 

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