Winter Snow Storm 2014 Maps, Update: Winter Storm Pax Expected to Hit Northeast, NYC, DC
Just when you've had enough of Old Man Winter, residents in the Northeast should be prepared to be smacked with yet another winter storm, right before the Valentine's Day holiday on Friday.
After bringing damaging ice and heavy snow to the South, Winter Storm Pax will make it's way to the Northeast later this week, affecting the Northeast I-95 corridor.
While the track still remains uncertain, forecasters are confident that a large portion of the Northeast will be impacted by heavy snow. The southern storm will bring heavy snow, wind and major travel disruptions to New York City, reports Accuweather.com.
According to The Weather Channel, the snow will start Wednesday night in the Middle Atlantic, possibly affecting Washington, Baltimore and Philadelphia. Afterward, the snow will then spread northward through the Northeast region Thursday morning into Thursday night, including near or northwest of New York City, Hartford, Conn. and Bangor, Maine. There's also a chance that snow may continue in parts of New England Friday morning before finally tapering off later in the day.
Meteorologist predicte that the storm will usher in 4 to 12 inches of snow in a narrow corridor from Virginia to Maryland, eastern Pennsylvania, northern New Jersey, southeast New York and New England. Plus, significant snow could affect parts of the Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia and New York City area.
As a result, a winter storm watch has been issued for New York City, parts of northeast New Jersey, western Long Island and southern Connecticut, reports Pix 11 News.