A Nor’easter is headed for New England and it’s only October! This wet snow is expected to hit New York and New England on Saturday. According to AccuWeather.com the storm is expected to develop off the coast of the Carolina’s on Saturday and make its way up the east coast.
New York, Connecticut and Massachusetts should see this Nor’easter weather event roll in late afternoon on Saturday All the major cities in New England are expected to see some light snow.
It won’t be like the Nor’easters the area experiences in the dead of winter, as the ground is still too warm to support a major accumulation. Some areas are expected to see enough snow to cause some problems, especially in higher elevations.
While this Nor’easter weather event will not bring more than a few inches to most places, the problem of heavy snow on the leaves still the trees is speculated to cause widespread power outages from downed trees and power lines. Travel is also expected to suffer some delays.
Get prepared for a Saturday night at home and possibly without power if the weather forecast of a Nor’easter comes to be. Saturday night movies on your fully charged laptop or portable DVD player might be the way to go, so make sure your electronic devices have a full charge going into Saturday.
As far as movies, it’s a safe bet to have a DVD ready and don’t count on the online offerings from your cable company because if the power goes out, so does the cable. Consider this a practice run for the real big Nor’easters that are sure to barrel towards New England this winter.
Connecticut residents are bound to see snowflakes in most places of the state, but the accumulation is expected for higher elevations of the state. AccuWeather puts the Nor’easter on Connecticut’s doorstep late afternoon on Saturday.