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Friday, February 8, 2013

Northeast Braces For Up To Three Feet Of Snow

Cars are stuck in traffic as a winter storm arrives, Friday, Feb. 8, 2013 in Newington, N.H. Snow began to fall around the Northeast on Friday at the start of what's predicted to be a massive, possibly historic blizzard. (Jim Cole/AP)

Cars are stuck in traffic as a winter storm arrives, Friday, Feb. 8, 2013 in Newington, N.H. Snow began to fall around the Northeast on Friday at the start of what’s predicted to be a massive, possibly historic blizzard. (Jim Cole/AP)

The entire Northeast of the U.S. is bracing for a powerful storm that could dump up to three feet of snow in some areas, and unleash winds of up to 75 miles an hour.

The governors of New York, New Jersey and Massachusetts are asking all non-essential workers to stay home, as towns ready and review their snow removal plans.

We get an update on what’s expected from Dr. Louis Uccellini, head of the National Weather Service.

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