New England Braces for a Major Winter Snowstorm

New England is bracing for a historic winter snowstorm.{ } Between one and{ }three feet of snow is possible and, on top of it, winds could gust to 65mph at times.{ } Blizzard warnings are in effect much of New England, including Long Island, Harford, Boston, and Portsmouth.{ }

Check out the latest snowfall accumulation maps from the Boston forecast office.{ } The heart of the storm will impact northern Rhode Island and eastern Massachussetts.{ } Over 2 feet of snow could fall in the areas shaded in white.

The coastal storm is in its early stages of development.{ } The storm system, currently over the southeast U.S. will rapidly intensify, as it moves up the coast.{ } The low will then then merge with energy from a weather front, currently over the Midwest, and explode off the coast of New England.

This is going to be a snowstorm of epic proportion that will go into the records and will rival the Blizzard of '78.{ } More updates to come.