Winter Storm Orlena has been blamed for at least one death in Pennsylvania as it continued to dump snow across the Northeast, with New York City already reporting a foot in Central Park and forecasters predicting the Big Apple may see two feet by the time it blows over. Officials have been urging millions of Americans along the East Coast to stay home as storm conditions worsen into the evening, causing road, public transport and bridge closures. The storm, which has already barreled across the Midwest over the weekend, leaving nearly a foot of snow in Chicago, was on Monday bearing down on the Eastern US, hitting Boston, Philadelphia and Washington, DC, along with New York. According to the National Weather Service, Central Park in New York as of Monday afternoon had reported record snowfall of 13.3 inches – and there was more to come, with around two inches an hour falling throughout the day. Snowfall was expected to continue into Tuesday morning with forecasters predicting around two feet in total. The last time it snowed more than 24 inches in New York City was in January 2016, when there were 27.3 inches recorded in Central Park – the record for… Read full this story
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