The Northeast’s first humdinger blizzard of the period covered pieces of upstate New York under multiple feet (1 meter) of day off, records in urban areas and towns across the locale, and left furrow drivers battling to clear the streets as snow accumulated at multiple inches (10 centimeters) every hour.
The tempest dropped 30 inches (76 centimeters) on Glenville, New York, a suburb of Albany, between 1 a.m. furthermore, 6 a.m. Thursday, leaving a quiet scene of snow-clad trees, covered vehicles and loaded rooftops when the sun at long last looked through around early afternoon.
In Broome County, where the local focus of Binghamton got a record 42 inches (107 centimeters) of day off, Executive Jason Garnar said snow fell at a pace of 4 to 5 inches (10 to 12 centimeters) every hour.
Cooperstown, New York, in Otsego County, recorded at any rate 19 inches (48 cm) of day off, to the National Weather Service.
Perilous streets caused many accidents in New Hampshire, Connecticut and eastern New York.