A Spring snow storm on the East Coast is expected to develop late on Tuesday, March 25, 2014, with the Weather Channel predicting a powerful storm with heavy snow possible in parts of eastern New England.
Coastal flooding and high winds are also expected, making many wonder if there will be school closings on Wednesday and if flights will be delayed in Boston, Providence and other New England cities. Check the list below for information on closings and flight delays in the Northeast.
After a snowy and cold winter, this late-March storm is not happy news for many in the Northeast. The snow will also spread into parts of New Jersey and New York.
Here's the latest on the impending Spring snow storm:
Snow will start falling across New England on Tuesday night. Weather.com reports that the storm will intensify in eastern New England on Wednesday morning with high winds expected, especially over Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket Island.
Snow storm totals: One to three inches are expected in the Boston metro area. WPRI.com reports, "1-3 inches in Rhode Island , with 3-6 inch amounts from Newport to the Cape Cod Canal. Higher amounts of 6-10 inches for Cape Cod and Nantucket." There is a blizzard watch for the Cape and the Islands through Wednesday afternoon.
Snow is expected to end in southeast New England Wednesday night and in the eastern portion of Maine by Thursday morning.
Spring snow storm school and business closings:
Rhode Island: Check the school closing list on the AAA sponsored Rhode Island Broadcasters Association Cancellation System (RIBA) list here. This list also includes government closings, day care closings, business closings, and a list of event cancellations.
New York: NBC New York has the latest closings list here for schools and businesses.