A nor’easter caused havoc in parts of New England and New York, leading to power outages, school cancellations, and whiteout driving conditions. The storm started on Monday night and lasted throughout Tuesday, dumping up to 3 feet of snow with gusty winds before moving on. Some areas experienced high winds and below-normal temperatures on Wednesday before a warm-up later in the week. The National Weather Service reported the highest snow totals in Peterborough, New Hampshire, and Ashby, Massachusetts. Several other areas received just a few inches or a wintry mix. Over 220,000 customers in the region were without power on Wednesday morning. The restoration was expected to take several days, and crews from New York and Pennsylvania arrived to provide assistance to Massachusetts. There were worries of roofs collapsing from the weight of the snow, and several cows died when a barn collapsed at a dairy farm in Dracut, Massachusetts. Flight cancellations peaked on Tuesday with over 2,100 flights to, from, or within the U.S being canceled. Boston and New York City airports had the highest number of cancellations. Forecasters warned of more flooding and damaging winds as a new atmospheric river pushed into California, which has already been battered by 10 previous atmospheric rivers and powerful storms this winter.

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