Some of the U.S.’s biggest cities braced for what’s expected to be another mammoth snowfall and blizzard-like conditions in the Midwest and the Northeast — with as much as a foot and a half forecast through Friday.
Winter storm warnings stretched from Chicago through the New York tri-state region into New England — affecting an area home to more than 100 million people.
Snow began to fall in Boston, the first major city on the East Coast to be hit, at around 1:30 a.m. ET on Thursday.
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