"Blizzard Rolls Into Northeast U.S.; Flights Canceled, Schools Shut"

"Snow blanketed parts of the northeast United States on Tuesday as a blizzard rolled in, with residents being advised to stay at home, airlines grounding flights and schools canceling classes.

National Weather Service blizzard and winter storm warnings were in effect for the region including New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Connecticut, with forecasts for up to 2 feet (60 cm) of snow by early Wednesday and temperatures 15 to 30 degrees below normal for this time of year.

Some 50 million people along the Eastern Seaboard were under storm or blizzard warnings and watches."

Daniel Trotta and Scott Malone report for Reuters March 14, 2017.

Source: Reuters, 03/14/2017