The same way, The service explained that the storm will affect Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New England. The center of the heaviest snowfall is expected from eastern Pennsylvania, including the Lehigh Valley, through northern New Jersey, far southeastern New York and southern New England.
In the case of New York, several school closings were announced. "New York City Public Schools is among several districts in the area to announce school closings due to the incoming snow storm. Several Westchester County, Long Island and NJ districts also announced closures, including Yonkers, Hoboken and Paterson. The Diocese of Brooklyn is following the city's lead and shifting to remote learning for elementary schools", explained Fox 5 NY.
"The storm will bring a period of moderate to heavy snow and rain, transitioning to a rain/snow mix and then all snow down to the coast tonight and tomorrow. Gusty winds and moderate coastal flooding impacts are also possible," the NWS said on X.
A significant winter storm from the Mid-South today will transition to a strong Nor'easter for the Mid-Atlantic and New England. The storm will bring a period of moderate to heavy snow and rain, transitioning to a rain/snow mix and then all snow down to the coast tonight and… pic.twitter.com/wmenbY0rP7
— National Weather Service (@NWS) February 12, 2024
The agency also detailed that rain is also expected in California. Likewise, the rain and snow in the Northeast are expected to affect travelers.