Neighbors worked together to clear as much snow as possible from E. 8th St. in Duluth, Minnesota Sunday. Photo: Alex Kormann/Star Tribune via Getty Images

A trans-continental winter storm moving into the Northeast Sunday is tormenting travelers and being blamed for multiple deaths, AP reports.

What's happening: The National Weather Service issued winter storm warnings for upstate New York and New England, where nearly a foot of snow was expected to fall. Ice accumulations were forecast for parts of Pennsylvania and California was also under a storm warning, with the Bay Area bracing for "a foot of total rainfall between Saturday and Wednesday morning," per the Los Angeles Times.

  • Another storm that developed in the mid-Atlantic Sunday is set to move into a nor’easter through Monday, per the NWS.
  • Nearly 2,200 flights were delayed and nearly over 300 canceled by Sunday night, per FlightAware.
  • The wild weather caused nearly 9,000 utility customers to lose power in the "mountain communities northeast of Los Angeles," AP reports.

The big picture: The storm system has been moving across the U.S. this week, spanning from California across the northern Midwest.

  • The storm has caused deaths in Arizona and Missouri. Multiple major highways were closed over the weekend to prevent road incidents.

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