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Quick-hit April snowstorm to drop up to 6 inches today

Quick-hit April snowstorm to drop up to 6 inches today

The latest storm follows a string of nor'easters that hit the East Coast in March, with heavy snows and damaging winds that knocked out power to more than 2 million customers at their peak.

Snowfall accumulation from the storm system will be heaviest for Minnesota and northern Iowa and into Wisconsin and northern MI, where 6 to 12 inches of heavy, wet snow could accumulate. Snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches is possible.

The last time NY got more than 4 inches of snow in April was 2003, according to a National Weather Service tweet.

Parts of northern New Jersey, eastern Pennsylvania and into the Poconos Mountains could see up to 6 inches. In areas south of Madison, temperatures may be warm enough for a mixture of rain and snow.

A storm that dropped between four and five inches of snow on areas of Sussex and Warren counties ended by 10:30 a.m., as predicted.




"We are watching the system for the weekend", Johnson said. Anyone with travel plans to the north and west of Madison from later tonight through Tuesday night should closely monitor the forecast, delay travel if possible, and allow extra time for travel if heading into the winter storm.

Most schools are closed today for spring break. The warning is in effect from 4 a.m.to 10 a.m. Saturday.

The snow had started coming down on the city shortly before dawn on Monday, Xinhua new agency reported. Just fewer than 60 trucks were out clearing the roads, he said.

Heaviest 24-hour snowfall events in New York City during April.

Accumulations could range from about an inch in New York City to almost 3 inches in points north and west.