A blizzard swept Kentucky on Thursday, 6 January, as the National Weather Service forecast up to two centimetres of snow per hour until the night.

The snow forecast for all of Connecticut for Thursday night had increased several inches in recent forecasts the National Weather Service said Sunday morning.

The weather service has said the snowfall limit could be in areas just east of New York City for a short time above 1 inches per hour.

The meteorological service expects to post an update on the forecast around 6pm on Thursday.

It’s part of a larger system that could bring snow from Missouri through the southern Appalachian region to the East Coast, with the heaviest concentrated snowfall expected in Kentucky, Tennessee and West Virginia.

Nashville could get up to 6 inches on Thursday and West Virginia should get as much as 12 inches on Tuesday, said Ryan Truchelut, president of Weather Tiger LLC.

Snow is expected to start falling after 1am and during the night, between 2 and 4 centimetres may fall.

The storm will blow rapidly over the Tri-State area, followed by gusty winds and then rain, which is likely to sweep away the snow starting Sunday night.




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