Winter storm to dump another foot of snow on the Northeast

By Ed Payne

(CNN) — For the second time in three days, the Northeast is getting socked with a pile of heavy, wet snow — a foot or more of it in many places.

Boston’s morning rush hour is expected to be a mess as the winter system moved in overnight.

“This storm may have a major impact on the Wednesday morning commute,” the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency said. “Heavy snow will continue to fall through the commute, with rates of up to 1 inch per hour possible.”

Snowfall will taper off during the afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. Accumulations of 8 to 12 inches will be the norm. And more than a foot of snow is predicted through Wednesday for much of Upper New York state, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine.

New York’s Central Park, which set a record on Monday with 8 inches of fresh snow…

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