Three-peat: Another major winter storm batters the Northeast

Three-peat: Another major winter storm batters the Northeast

New England likely will get a bit more snow today as the blizzard that just dumped more than 2 feet in some parts begins winding down.

High winds and blowing snow led meteorologists to categorize the storm as a blizzard in parts of New England, including Boston. "A very quick coating to up to 3 inches of snow are possible in these squalls", the Weather Service said in a special weather statement.

Gabby DiGiacomo, of Whitefield, Maine, slides down Congress Street in Portland, Maine, on a saucer during the latest winter storm, Tuesday, March 13.

"Three nor'easters in less than 2 weeks isn't easy on anyone - and we are extremely grateful for the hard work of our first responders, utility and road crews, and municipal officials who have been working nonstop to clean up after these powerful storms", Baker wrote on Twitter. By mid-afternoon, snowfall amounts ranging from 4 inches to 10 inches had been reported in scattered locations throughout ME, while some locations in New Hampshire had gotten more than a foot.

Maine, Rhode Island and CT are also dealing with outages in the storm's wake.

"We are freezing", James, 39, said.

About 1,550 flights were canceled Tuesday, majority scheduled to come to or from Boston Logan International Airport, according to FlightAware.

The blustery weather in the Northeast forced the cancellations of over 1,400 flights and Amtrak has suspended service between Boston and New York City. "This is the third storm in a row", the governor said.

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WARWICK - Snow continued to fall late Tuesday afternoon as Warwick Public Schools and the Kent County YMCA announced delayed starts for Wednesday classes, with about 349 homes without power in Warwick.

CBS News weather producer David Parkinson says Boston could see about a foot of snow, with up to 18 inches along the southern coast of MA and in the Merrimack Valley. "We've had storms in '16 and '17 and a couple this year, but it seems like this one is gonna be a big one". "The falling snow combined with strong winds will result in blizzard conditions at times for coastal ME and the seacoast of New Hampshire". At least 14 to 18 inches of snow was expected. The storm dropped heavy, wet snow in areas west of Interstate 95 and left one person dead in NY state.

Gov. Charlie Baker of MA said officials were not calling out the National Guard as it had in the earlier storms because the tides would be low and any flooding was likely to be minor.

In New Hampshire, where as much as 14 inches of snow is forecast, the storm is wreaking havoc with the age-old town meeting tradition.

By Wednesday morning, lingering light snow will continue for most of northern NY and into New England.

Parts of the Upper Northeast may see another 6-12 inches of snow over the next 24 hours.

In Connecticut, the top snowfall goes to Norwich, where more than 20 inches of snow have fallen so far.

At one point, more than a quarter-million people were without power in Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island.

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