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Blizzard Blankets East Coast With Snow, Ice And Heavy Winds05:02
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A plow clears snow as a blizzard hits the Northeastern part of the United States on Jan. 4, 2018 in Bellport, N.Y. From Maine to Florida, every state along the East Coast is expected to have to deal with winter weather. (Andrew Theodorakis/Getty Images)
A plow clears snow as a blizzard hits the Northeastern part of the United States on Jan. 4, 2018 in Bellport, N.Y. From Maine to Florida, every state along the East Coast is expected to have to deal with winter weather. (Andrew Theodorakis/Getty Images)
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Blizzard warnings are in effect along a massive East Coast stretch — from the Carolinas to Maine — with up to 18 inches of snow expected in some areas, as well as strong winds and the promise of a new deep freeze to follow. Wind gusts of 50 to 60 mph are in the forecast for areas in Pennsylvania, Delaware, Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York and Massachusetts.

Here & Now's Meghna Charkrabarti talks with Greg Carbin (@GCarbin), chief of forecast operations at the National Weather Service.

This segment aired on January 4, 2018.

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