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16:01  11 january  2019
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New York , NY . The tail- end of the storm may also sweep a band of snow and/or icy mix deep into the southern U.S. early in the week . Beyond Tuesday, there is the likelihood the storm will reduce its forward speed, strengthen and turn northward, according to AccuWeather Long-Range Meteorologist

NEW YORK — Airlines canceled more than 3, 500 flights, winter storm warnings stretched from Maine to New Jersey and tens of thousands lost power across the region Thursday as the season's largest snow event rolled into the Northeast. Miguel Gonzalez, a doorman shoveling snow , died after he

A sprawling winter storm will spread snow along a 1,500-mile path from Denver to New York City. It will crank up on Friday and should last until at least late Sunday before it peters out.

Already, as of late Thursday, over 20 million people were in the path of the storm, the Weather Service said.

Other big cities in the path of the storm include Kansas City, St. Louis, Indianapolis, Louisville, Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, Washington and Baltimore. St. Louis should see the most snow from the storm, with as much as 8 inches likely. Snow should start there on Friday morning, potentially leading to commuting issues.

Snow blankets St. Louis as storm aims at Washington and Baltimore

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• The storm brought only seven inches of snow to New York City , far less than expected. • But north and west of the city and in New England , it was another story. Up to 30 inches fell along the New York -Pennsylvania border. •

New York City was placed under a winter storm watch Wednesday as a major weather system is expected to threaten the area with heavy snow and A brutal winter storm scattered a wintry mix of snow , sleet and freezing rain from normally balmy north Florida up the Southeast seaboard

For many areas, this will be a long-duration winter storm event that lasts more than 12 hours and perhaps as much as 48 hours in some cases, AccuWeather said.

1,500 miles of snow: Weekend winter storm to roar from Denver to New York City© Dan Joling, AP A young bull moose with snow on its face feeds on twigs in Anchorage, AK. Jan. 6, 2019. Temperatures on dipped slightly below zero in Alaska's largest city.

Most of the snow should be over for the NFL playoff game Saturday in Kansas City between the Chiefs and Colts, though some light snow is possible during the late afternoon game.

While not a blockbuster blizzard, the snow should be heavy enough to cause some travel troubles on both roads and in the air. It's the first significant snowstorm of the winter so far in some areas, so "extra caution is advised when traveling as some motorists may be rusty with their winter driving skills," AccuWeather meteorologist Elliott Abrams said.

Winter storm in Midwest sees 5 road deaths, power outages

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Each January, Winter Jazzfest, perennially one of the best concerts in NYC , hosts the genre’s top talent over several nights. Its signature two-night Greenwich Village marathon brings vets and up-and-comers, hordes of music fans and a palpable air of excitement to an array of cozy downtown venues.

New York City Public Schools will be closed Tuesday, the mayor said. The Department of Education is also reporting via Twitter that all adult education will be closed as New York City and other areas west of I-95 should anticipate heavy snowfall as well, and up to a foot of snow is forecasted for NYC .

Along the southern edge of the storm, ice or a wintry mix is likely from southern Kansas to northern Arkansas, along with southern Kentucky and northern Tennessee.

By Saturday and into Sunday, the storm will slide toward the Appalachians and Mid-Atlantic areas.The weather service predicts lighter amounts, in the 2-4 inch range, for the Mid-Atlantic Saturday night into Sunday.

Snow isn't expected to fall on the NFL playoff game Sunday afternoon in Foxborough, Massachusetts, between the Chargers and the Patriots.

In the Deep South, all the precipitation from the storm will fall as a cold rain.

The Weather Channel has named the storm Winter Storm Gia. No other weather company, nor the National Weather Service, uses that name.

This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: 1,500 miles of snow: Weekend winter storm to roar from Denver to New York City

The Latest: Slick road leads to 15-vehicle Missouri pileup.
A 15-vehicle crash has blocked a section of Interstate 55 in southeastern Missouri as snow from a massive winter storm swept through the area and slicked roads. The Missouri Department of Transportation issued the news of the pileup near Ste. Genevieve on its Twitter page around 4 p.m. Saturday. The department says the interstate was blocked because of the crash, which included a responding firetruck. Motorists were urged to find an alternate route. There was no immediate word on injuries. Transportation officials said crews hoped to clear the interstate's lanes within a few hours, but said snowfall was slowing that work.

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