>> This is when storm weather is fun. And this is when it's not.>> I'm Lisa Burnhardt, about 60 miles north of New York City. Mother nature on Wednesday delivered the second of a one-two punch. Wet, heavy snow coming on the heels of last Friday's hurricane-like storm. The result can look something like this.
Downed trees coming dangerously close to power lines.>> Or falling right on top of them. Between 8 and 12 inches of the white stuff is predicted for much of the Northeast, with the National Weather Service warning that some areas could see even 2 feet. The Nor'easter brings gusts of up to 60 miles per hour, an ominous development for the tens of thousands of homes and businesses still without power from last Friday's wallop.
And the Massachusetts coastal towns suffering from rising flood waters. Around half of all flights at New York City's three major airports were cancelled with states of emergency declared in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Those on the road warned of white out conditions through Thursday morning.