Heavy Snow, Rain Pound U.S. Northeast

NEW YORK, Feb. 25 (UPI) — Parts of Massachusetts, New York, New Hampshire and Pennsylvania are getting more heavy snowfall and rain, meteorologists said Thursday.

Philadelphia received at least 10 inches of snow Thursday thanks to the latest round of inclement weather, while are area around Albany, N.Y., was buried under at least 2 feet of snow.

Meteorologist Rob Marciano told CNN parts of New York state that got rain Thursday are expected to face blizzard-like conditions with blowing snow later this week.

Marciano said the inclement weather is expected to hammer the Northeast United States for several days.

New York, New Hampshire, Maine and Vermont could set record snowfall totals, CNN reported.

AccuWeather.com said the worst of the winter storm is expected to take place Thursday night through Friday morning.

The Web site said travelers should expect limited visibility and other troubling conditions on roads throughout stricken areas. High winds, coastal flooding and flight cancellations are expected across the region.

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