Winter storm Niko is anticipated to bring a foot or more of snow to densely populated areas of the Northeast, including New York City and Boston, causing closures of schools, highways, and airports. Meanwhile the final numbers are in and Montana’s recent winter storm is one for the record books. More than five feet of snow fell along the Rocky Mountain Front, breaking long-standing snowfall records at a few locations.

Winter storm warnings have been issued by the National Weather Service for large portions of the Northeast, stretching from Pennsylvania to coastal Maine on Thursday morning. NWS predicts that Boston and New York City will get eight to 14 inches of heavy snow accumulation. READ MORE