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Thousands Lose Power Across Several States as Winter Storm Pushes North

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On Monday, parts of Pennsylvania and New York State were expected to see the brunt of a winter storm that killed at least two in the South over the weekend.
After slamming parts of the South over the weekend, a strong winter storm was pushing north on Monday, producing heavy snow over parts of the Lower Great Lakes, Central Appalachians and the Northeast. Rain was forecast for the coast of New England. As of early Monday, a winter storm warning stretched from western North Carolina up through Maine, according to the National Weather Service. Areas across Ohio were expected to see an additional inch of snow through the morning hours. Freezing rain and sleet was expected to change to snow overnight and through the morning for western Pennsylvania. Farther north, the Buffalo, region was expected to see additional snow accumulations of up to 14 inches on Monday, with gusty winds as high as 40 miles per hour through the day. Similar conditions were expected in Albany, parts of Connecticut and western Massachusetts. Early morning commuting was expected to be difficult to impossible in some regions, particularly in areas forecast to receive high winds, which could bring down tree branches. Most of the New York City area, including parts of New Jersey, was under a coastal flood warning or advisory, the Weather Service said.

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