Snow and rain to blanket the East Coast as winter storm system moves in

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Snow that fell overnight blanketed much of the Tri-State area on Saturday - with 'significant' snowfall levels expected on Sunday - as a winter storm sweeps in from the West.

The latest winter storm has been moving in from the West and will spread its expansive swath of snow across the Plains, Ohio Valley and Northeast this weekend.

New - York - City - North - West

New York City, suburbs north and west of the city and most of Long Island reported three to five inches on Saturday morning. Areas further north and west including the Hudson Valley and the Catskills also saw snowfall.

Some towns began declaring snow emergencies, ordering cars off the roads as snowplow vehicles removed large build-ups in certain areas.

Harsh - Weather - Saturday - Public - Storm

The harsh weather is expected to ease up later on Saturday. However the public were braced to prepare themselves for a significant storm that is expected on Sunday afternoon through Monday in East Coast States.

Snow fell early on Saturday in Northern Utah, including the Salt Lake City metro area, into southern Wyoming, parts of Colorado and western Nebraska.

Massachusetts - Boston - Inches - Snow - Temperatures

Most of eastern Massachusetts, including Boston, was covered in three to four inches of snow with temperatures below freezing on Saturday. Washington D.C. also got a dusting of snow with weather warnings in place in parts of Virginia.

In the East, winter storm watches were issued for an expansive swathe from the Appalachians to Maine, including Boston, Providence, parts of New York City, Philadelphia, and Baltimore metro areas.

Areas - Winter - Weather - Period - Sunday

These are areas where the worst winter weather is expected and cover the period from Sunday afternoon through 7 a.m. Monday.

The National Weather Service advised that the storm will move northeastward out over the Atlantic, with 'heavy snow possible from the Central Appalachian mountains to New England.'

Forecast - 'The - System - Snow - Parts

In it a forecast it said: 'The system will produce snow over parts of the Northern...
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