UPDATE: Some rain could lessen snowfall; major winter storm still expected

Check closings, cancellations as a foot of snow is likely, combined with heavy winds, coastal flooding

Posted 3/13/17

A winter storm warning and blizzard watch are in effect as a major winter storm moves into the area Tuesday morning.

More than a foot of snow is likely to fall throughout the region when all is …

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