At a Glance
Winter Storm Gail will blast the Northeast through Thursday.
Heavy snow, gusty winds and coastal flooding will accompany the storm.
Over a foot of snow has piled up in parts of Pennsylvania and New York.
Winter Storm Gail is hammering the Northeast as a high-impact nor’easter packing heavy snow, strong winds and coastal flooding.
This storm’s impacts aren’t confined to the interior Northeast, but are also occurring near parts of the Interstate 95 corridor from New England to New York City.
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Over 40 inches of snow has been reported in south-central New York and snowfall from Gail, heavy in some areas, continues to fall in much of New York and New England. Ten inches of snow has been measured at Central Park as of Thursday morning.
Winter Storm Alerts
The National Weather Service has posted winter storm warnings and winter weather advisories from portions of New England to the mid-Atlantic.
The storm will begin to pull away from the Northeast Thursday.
Snowfall and gusty winds will linger through at least a part of Thursday in the Northeast, mainly in New England, but also in the Hudson Valley and central New York in the morning.
Most locations should see improving weather conditions by the second half of Thursday, with the exception of coastal New England, where snow and brisk winds may persist into late afternoon.