Deadly winter storm strikes Northeast during peak travel weekend
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
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.
Editor's note: This article has been updated with more details on weather and transport developments.