Northeast Braces for Snow —as LA Battles Heat Wave

New England, upstate New York could get a foot
By Matt Cantor,  Newser User
Posted Mar 31, 2011 3:16 PM CDT
The forecast for noon, Friday, April 1, shows a storm will continue moving up the East Coast, bringing significant snow showers to New England.   (AP Photo/Weather Underground)
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(Newser) – Mother Nature is planning an April Fool’s joke on the Northeast: Just as spring was beginning to bloom, a snowstorm is on its way, the AP reports. It’s expected to arrive tonight and continue into the morning, pounding some areas—including New England, eastern New York, and northwestern New Jersey—with up to a foot of snow. (None is expected in New York City.) To add insult to injury, Los Angeles is experiencing a heat wave with near-record temperatures in the 80s and 90s, Los Angeles Times notes. (Read more cold weather stories.)

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