Snow storm pounds US Northeast

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The second winter storm in a week has blown into NY and surrounding states, with intensifying snowfall that has delayed or cancelled flights as thousands remained without power from the last northeaster.

"The (third) storm will reach the southern Atlantic coast and may. reorganize, strengthen and turn northward", he said.

At least 60 million Americans were in the storm's path, prompting plane, train and school cancellations across the Northeast.

More than 400 flights - including at airports in New Jersey, New York, Boston and Philadelphia - were canceled by early Thursday, according to FlightAware.

Amtrak canceled more than 50 trains on Wednesday, and regional rail trains in Philadelphia and New Jersey will be operating on special schedules.

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The dense snow and strong winds downed trees and power lines on Wednesday, knocking power out in more than a million homes and homes and businesses across the Northeast, utility companies said.

About 19 million people, from CT to ME, remained under winter storm warnings and watches after a deadly "bomb cyclone" hit the area last week.

In Pennsylvania, Gov. Tom Wolf announced a state of emergency for several counties. It was a nightmare commute in New Jersey.

An 88-year-old woman in the New York City suburb of Suffern was crushed to death by a tree that fell as she shoveled snow Wednesday, and a man died Thursday in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, when he apparently drove around cones warning motorists about a downed live wire and the vehicle caught fire. City authorities dispatched fleets of snowplows, mostly converted garbage trucks, to the streets.

Very heavy snow is also falling in New England; in the coastal areas, there is more rain than snow.

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As snow falls in northern New England today, Woodford, Vermont, hit the 3 foot mark, picking up 36 inches of snow.

The storm, which is still dropping snow across northern New England, caused plenty of misery. Republican Gov. Charlie Baker shut down all non-essential state offices.

The Republican is also asking residents to stay off the roads if possible.

This storm's ferocity included bouts of "thundersnow" - lightning and thunder. West Milford, N.J., reported 16 inches. Many schools and businesses remained closed Thursday or were holding delayed openings.

There have been more than 700,000 thousand outages in Massachusetts, New York, Connecticut and New Jersey, according to Outages were also starting to roll in from Maine.

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Meanwhile, in Pennsylvania, where the bulk of the storm was felt in the Philadelphia area and up the eastern border, more than 110,000 customers were left without power. "Mother Nature can't keep us down".