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Northeast blizzard: What you need to know

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Posted at 5:23 PM, Jan 25, 2015
and last updated 2015-01-26 10:14:16-05

A potentially historic snowstorm could hit the Northeast from Monday through Wednesday morning, according to the National Weather Service

The storm could leave two-to-three feet of snow. Heavy snow is expected for the New England region with snow also expected for the Upper Great Lakes and the Ohio Valley to the Mid-Atlantic.

Here is a look at what weather experts want people to know:

  • Do not go ahead with travel plans to regions in affected areas, which include New York, Philadelphia and Boston, according to The Weather Channel. According to USA Today, some airlines are canceling fees to change flights for those with plans to travel to the impacted areas
  • Damaging wind gusts and coastal flooding could take place. 
  • The worst of the storm is expected to hit Monday night through Tuesday night. 
  • For those in the storm, the Red Cross recommends keeping a full tank of gas, get a three-day supply of water and non-perishable food as well as a battery-powered radio among other supplies.