US snow: ‘Biting chill’ and 5in of snow descends upon New York in first snowstorm of 2022


He said: “You are going to have a pretty good, biting wind chill.”

The storm is likely to start late on Thursday evening and continue until mid-morning on Friday according to The National Weather Service.

Winter storm warnings and weather advisories stretch over a wide area from Kentucky to Maine.

According to weather modelling the storm is likely to peak just as the morning commute starts.

Winds will gust from 15 to 30 miles per hour.

Around 1 inch of snowfall is likely to fall in only an hour.

There have been warnings of possible power cuts by Consolidated Edison Inc, the utility company that serves much of New York City.

New York Governor Kathy Hochul has advised motorists to avoid unnecessary travel. 

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However, the storm is expected to blow through the New York region quickly with rain washing away the snow from Sunday evening onwards.


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