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A historic blizzard could be in the works for much of the northeast and the plow trucks are all fueled and lined up.
Reports from ABC News are saying that the upcoming storm Friday could threaten to be 2 feet of snow or more. The areas are mainly at New York City and all the way up to Boston.
People in states that could have potential for snowfall stretch from Pennsylvania to Maine. The northern states were already getting prepared. School has been canceled in Boston, Providence, R.I., Hartford, Conn. and other New England cities. More than 1,700 flights have been suspended.
"This one doesn't come along every day. This is going to be a dangerous winter storm," said Alan Dunham, meteorologist for the National Weather Service.
Amtrak announced that train services northbound of out Penn Station in New York City and southbound out of Boston are going to be shut down beginning early Friday says The New York Times. Winds up to 60 mph or greater are expected in the northern states.
“We are taking this storm very seriously and you should take this storm very seriously,” said Jerome Hauer, the New York State Commissioner of the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services. “If you don’t have to go to work tomorrow, we suggest that you do not.”