New England Braces for Spring Blizzard as Upper Midwest Faces Blizzard Conditions and Power Outages

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The calendar says it’s spring, but winter storm warnings are in effect across the Midwest and Northeast as snowstorms hit both regions.

In the Northeast, snow is lashing the mountains and ski resorts of upstate New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Maine.

Some areas could see 2 feet of snow.

In Maine, heavy, wet snow will begin Wednesday night and last through Thursday, state officials said.

Low visibility is expected and travel is discouraged, Gov. Janet Mills said.

“People should be prepared at home for the possibility of a prolonged power outage with emergency supplies, alternative energy sources, and should charge their mobile devices in advance,” Pete Rogers, director of the US Environmental Protection Agency, said in a statement. Maine Emergencies.

In the Midwest, Wisconsin is buried under more than 1 foot of snow and facing winds up to 35 mph.

More than 105,000 customers in Wisconsin are without power.

PHOTO: A worker removes snow from a sidewalk near Lambeau Field, April 3, 2024, in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

A worker removes snow from a sidewalk near Lambeau Field on April 3, 2024, in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

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A blizzard warning has been issued for Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, where gusty winds combined with snow could cause very poor visibility.

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