Nor’easter storms, heavy winds and snow hits the Northeast

JERSEY CITY, NJ — As the northeastern US recovers from last weekend’s Nor’easter, winter
storm Quinn blanketed the region on Wednesday with snow accompanied by lightning and thunder through Thursday morning.


The Nor’easter winter storm dropped about a foot of snow in the tri-state area creating a nearly white-out condition.

Nearly a million homes and business are still without power.

At least one person died in Suffern, New York, hit by a downed tree.

Amtrak and transit trains between New York and New Jersey were canceled due to weather-related power issues.


Around 60 percent of flights from JFK, La Guardia and Newark Liberty airports were also canceled.


In Scarsdale, New York, downed trees and power lines caused more power outages in the area affecting about 100,000 homes and businesses.

Meanwhile, strong winds and waves crashing over the barriers flooded the streets in Duxbury, Massachusetts.

Weather experts say this March winter madness may not be over, just yet.

A third winter storm is brewing in the east coast following winter storms Riley and Quinn.

Experts say the power and impact of this looming storm will be more clear in the next few days.


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