Much of the region covered by blizzard warnings had been expected to get 18 to 24 inches of snow. Now the figure is 24 inches-plus. Features called snow bands are figuring into the calculus for Blizzard of 2013.
Overnight, predicted snowfall totals from the now-building Blizzard of 2013 jumped higher than the previous estimate, to above the two-foot mark. What happened?
Whereas much of the region covered by blizzard warnings had been projected to get 18 to 24 inches of snow from the storm, forecasters with the National Weather Service now are calling for more than 24 inches for much of the same region, which includes the cities of Boston, Worcester, Mass., Providence, R.I., Hartford, Conn., and Concord, N.H.