New York City and New Jersey declare states of emergency as Winter Storm Orlena hits the East Coast | Daily Mail Online

More than 100million people across the Midwest and Northeast face snowy conditions through Tuesday New York City, New Jersey, and Philadelphia have declared states of emergency ahead of Winter Storm Orlena, which is forecast to dump up to two feet of snow in the Big Apple New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport has canceled 75 percent of flights for Monday and La Guardia has canceled about 81 percent of flights for Monday Weather warnings are in place across the country with wind gusts as strong as 45 mph forecast in New York  By late Sunday up to eight inches of snow was reported in some areas of Chicago Forecasters also expect heavy snow in Boston, Philadelphia and D.C. as the storm worsens into a nor’easter The worst of the weather for the northeast is expected Monday; the storm is forecast to end TuesdayAccuWeather Chief Broadcast Meteorologist Bernie Rayno has already called the cold blast ‘monumental’

Source: New York City and New Jersey declare states of emergency as Winter Storm Orlena hits the East Coast | Daily Mail Online

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