Town braces for first winter storm

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After 8 p.m. Sunday, as the storm moves south of New England, "warmer air is going to move in and then it's basically a potpourri of winter weather hazards from the Providence area to Boston", she said.

Blizzard conditions buffeted the High Plains on Saturday. American, Delta and other airlines issued travel waivers for those who want to cancel or change their plans.

As of Saturday afternoon, nearly 600 flights had been canceled and more than 9,600 delayed in the U.S., according to FlightAware.

About 50 million in the USA are under some kind of winter weather alert.

Millions of holiday travelers will be met with rain, snow or a messy mix of both this weekend as a winter storm moves through the Midwest and into the Northeast.

In addition to hazardous traveling conditions, the ice and accumulating snow could bring down trees and wires, causing power outages, officials said.

RUDD, IOWA - NOVEMBER 27: A truck removes snow and ice from Highway 18 on November 27, 2019 near Rudd, Iowa.

A 100-mile section of Interstate 80 in Nebraska and Wyoming closed Saturday morning because of high winds and blowing snow.

New York City's best chances for accumulating snow will probably come Monday, when 1 to 3 inches could fall before the storm finally ends Tuesday. When calling, customers should report whether their neighbors also have lost power, said Con Ed.

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Authorities say numerous roads have been reported as very slippery over the course of Sunday. Gov. Andrew Cuomo has placed the National Guard on standby, he said.

Back-to-back snowstorms and strong winds have combined to make travel hard to impossible across much of Wyoming as wintry causes serious complications for post-Thanksgiving holiday travel while a powerful storm moves east toward the Midwest.

To the south, rain and thunderstorms were forecast along and ahead of the cold front, with heavy rainfall possible in parts of the Tennessee and OH valleys. Thunderstorms are possible along that front, but the system should be out of the Southeast by Sunday night, according to CNN meteorologist Madeline Scheinost.

A powerful winter storm that's bedeviled Thanksgiving travelers across the United States is taking aim Sunday at the northeast. Wind gusts of up to 35 miles per hour are also possible.

"The potential exists for 8 to 16 inches of snow across interior portions of NY andextending eastward to southern ME, with winter storm warnings in effect". Forecasters advise chains will be necessary to navigate roads in mountainous regions - though white-out conditions in some areas may make driving especially unsafe.

A major winter storm continues to make its way across the U.S.

Shasta County is located between Sacramento and the OR border.

In parts of Southern California, about 9,600 customers were in the dark, Southern California Edison said.