Nor’easter impacts continue across New England causing delays on the i-95 and US-1
Story by: Nick Austin, Director of Weather Analytics and Senior Meteorologist @ FreightWaves
The nor’easter off the New England coast will stick around for another day. Snowfall continues during daylight hours across much of the region, continuing early this evening primarily in Maine.
SONAR Critical Events: Tuesday, December 3, 2019, 9:00 a.m. EST
The heaviest snow bands today, Dec. 3, will dump an additional 2 to 5 inches in the Boston metropolitan area; 1 to 3 inches in southeastern New Hampshire (including Portsmouth and Nashua); 3 to 9 inches in various parts of Maine, including the Portland, Augusta, Bangor, Millinocket and Caribou areas. Drivers should expect delays on the I-95 and US-1 corridors through these areas. Wind gusts will reach 35 to 45 mph in some spots, blowing snow and reducing visibility at times.
The Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine Departments of Transportation have not posted any interstate commercial vehicle restrictions as of early this morning, according to their social media sites. However, the speed limit has been reduced to 45 mph on portions of I-295 in Maine.
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