Christmas Brings Snow, Strong Winds to New England

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Western New York state is bracing for a total of up to 5 feet of snow, with a major blast of cold hitting from the Rockies to the Northeast. (The only West Michigan counties not included in the advisory are Branch, Montcalm, and Mecosta.) An additional one to two inches of snow is expected in many areas, with a few isolated three inch totals possible. The National Weather Service's office in Cleveland said the storm brought 34 inches of snow to Erie on Christmas Day, which is a new all-time daily snowfall record for the city. The previous record was 44 inches in Morgantown in 1958.

And the snow isn't over.

In North Granby, 4.8 inches of snow was reported.

The National Weather Service has continued a warning for lake-effect snow from OH to Pennsylvania and into western NY.

Christmas celebrated with fervour in AP
She hoped that this Christmas would further strengthen the relations between the Christians and the people of other communities. He said people from across the world visit Kashmir during winter and come to churches and celebrates Christmas .

On Tuesday, as many clear off their cars to head back into work after the Christmas holiday, wind will drive the cold temperatures into the teens.

We should thank a low-pressure system from the Plains states for our White Christmas, according to the National Weather Service.

The polar air is set to continue Wednesday morning with wind chills approaching minus-10 degrees in Chicago and near zero in Boston. With west to northwest winds still gusting as high as 20 to 30 miles per hour at times through tomorrow morning, expect significant blowing and drifting snow, with whiteout conditions at times.