HARRISBURG, Pa. (December 14, 2013) A wintry weekend storm that could produce a foot of snow or more in parts of the Northeast was making its way eastward Saturday and snowflakes were beginning to fall in several states.
The fast-moving storm had utilities, airports and local officials on high alert Saturday as shoppers head to stores to finish up Christmas shopping.
The National Weather Service has said 6 to 12 inches of snow is possible Saturday to Sunday in New England, and as much as 14 inches is possible along the Maine coast.
Areas north and west of New York City and interior Pennsylvania could get 8 inches or more.
Meteorologist Paul Head with the National Weather Service in State College, Pa., said winds will pick up into Sunday, creating hazardous blowing snow for motorists.