New Jersey And Southern States

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For a few years , New Jersey and northeastern states have had very rough winters. There was one last year in Hamilton Township, where school was canceled for almost a month because of the harsh weather. This year, forecasters are predicting at least one to three feet of snow that will shut down roads and schools for days. Even flights are affected by this storm, more than 6,500 flights in and out of the region were canceled, and many of them may not take off again until Wednesday. New York City’s subways and buses planned to shut down completely by 11 p.m., and commuter railroads across the Northeast also announced plans to stop running overnight, leaving workers to scramble to get home before roads become impossible to drive on. Boston was expected to get 2 to 3 feet of snow, New York 1 ½ to 2 feet, and Philadelphia more than a foot. The National Weather Service issues a blizzard warning for a 250-mile swath for the region, meaning heavy, blowing snow and potential white out conditions. Forecasters warned that the wind could gust to 75 mph or more along the Massachusetts coast, and up to 50 mph farther inland. Authorities banned travel on all streets and highways in New Jersey and New York City and Long Island and warned that violators could be fined $300. Even food deliveries were off-limits on the streets of takeout-friendly Manhattan. Governors in five states -- New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts and New Hampshire declared emergencies and travel bans were

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