Spring storm hits Northeast, bringing NYC the most April snow in over 30 years

The New York Yankees canceled today's home opener.

April 2, 2018, 4:11 PM

It may be spring, but it feels like winter for the Northeast after a fast snowstorm moved through Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey and New England this morning.

Snow totals

The snowfall rate at New York's LaGuardia Airport reached 2 inches per hour. Over 300 flights were canceled at New York City area airports.

New York City saw 5.5 inches of snow -- its heaviest April snowfall since 1982 when the city was dumped with 9.6 inches.

PHOTO: New Yorkers enjoy the morning snow in Central Park after an early spring storm on April 2, 2018 in New York.
New Yorkers enjoy the morning snow in Central Park after an early spring storm on April 2, 2018 in New York.
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PHOTO:Slush and ice coat the pathways in Central Park after an early spring storm on April 2, 2018 in New York.
Slush and ice coat the pathways in Central Park after an early spring storm on April 2, 2018 in New York.
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PHOTO: Snow covered branches frame a view of Manhattan from Central Park West in New York after an early spring storm on April 2, 2018.
Snow covered branches frame a view of Manhattan from Central Park West in New York after an early spring storm on April 2, 2018.
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PHOTO: A child raises his hands while sledding during snowfall at Brooklyn Bridge Park in New York, April 2, 2018.
A child raises his hands while sledding during snowfall at Brooklyn Bridge Park in New York, April 2, 2018.
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PHOTO: A construction worker carries a stop sign in the snow near the Brooklyn Bridge Park and I-278, April 2, 2018 in the Brooklyn borough of New York.
A construction worker carries a stop sign in the snow near the Brooklyn Bridge Park and I-278, April 2, 2018 in the Brooklyn borough of New York. A winter weather advisory is in effect until 2pm and the city could see up to 4 inches of snow by midday.
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The snow has already stopped falling and started melting but the weather forced the New York Yankees to cancel today's home opener. The game will be played Tuesday instead.

Tonight's New York Mets game was also canceled and rescheduled for July.

PHOTO: Snow covers the field before a scheduled New York Yankees' home opener game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium, April 2, 2018 in New York.
Snow covers the field before a scheduled New York Yankees' home opener game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium, April 2, 2018 in New York.
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PHOTO: Men shovel snow from the sidewalks in front of Yankee Stadium before the New York Yankees home opener against the Tampa Bay Rays, April 2, 2018, in New York.
Men shovel snow from the sidewalks in front of Yankee Stadium before the New York Yankees home opener against the Tampa Bay Rays, April 2, 2018, in New York.
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Here are some other snow totals:

-- Morris County, New Jersey: 7.3 inches-- Fairfield County, Connecticut: 7.5 inches-- Westchester County, New York: 7.8 inches

PHOTO: Villard Ave in Hastings on Hudson, NY, has gotten at least 6 inches of snow during snowstorm that has hit the northeast, April 2, 2018.
Villard Ave in Hastings on Hudson, NY, has gotten at least 6 inches of snow during snowstorm that has hit the northeast, April 2, 2018.
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PHOTO: Bella, the Scottish terrier, from Hastings on Hudson NY is enjoying the snowstorm that has hit the northeast, April 2, 2018.
Bella, the Scottish terrier, from Hastings on Hudson NY is enjoying the snowstorm that has hit the northeast, April 2, 2018.
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PHOTO: Bella, the Scottish terrier, from Hastings on Hudson NY is enjoying the snowstorm that has hit the northeast, April 2, 2018.
Bella, the Scottish terrier, from Hastings on Hudson NY is enjoying the snowstorm that has hit the northeast, April 2, 2018.
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Another storm is forming

PHOTO: Blooming flowers are seen covered in snow on April 2, 2018 in the Brooklyn borough of New York. The spring storm is expected to drop up to five inches of snow in certain parts of the northeastern United States.
Blooming flowers are seen covered in snow on April 2, 2018 in the Brooklyn borough of New York. The spring storm is expected to drop up to five inches of snow in certain parts of the northeastern United States.
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PHOTO: A pedestrian walks in the morning snow during an early spring storm on April 2, 2018 in New York City.
A pedestrian walks in the morning snow during an early spring storm on April 2, 2018 in New York City.
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Now a new storm is taking shape which will bring more spring snow and heavy rain from the Northern Plains through the East Coast the next few days.

By tonight, heavy snow will be falling from Montana to Wisconsin. Some spots will see whiteout conditions and hazardous travel for the evening commute.

GRAPHIC: A new storm will move from the Central U.S. to the East Coast April 2, 2018 through April 4th, 2018. Up to a foot of spring snow is expected for the Northern Plains to Great Lakes.
A new storm will move from the Central U.S. to the East Coast April 2, 2018 through April 4th, 2018. Up to a foot of spring snow is expected for the Northern Plains to Great Lakes.
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On Tuesday afternoon, the heavy snow will hit the Upper Midwest and Great Lakes.

Six to 12 inches of snow is possible for parts of Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan.

GRAPHIC: A new storm will move from the Central U.S. to the East Coast April 2, 2018 through April 4th, 2018. Up to a foot of spring snow is expected for the Northern Plains to Great Lakes.
A new storm will move from the Central U.S. to the East Coast April 2, 2018 through April 4th, 2018. Up to a foot of spring snow is expected for the Northern Plains to Great Lakes.
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Heavy rain is expected from the Ohio Valley to the Northeast on Tuesday and severe storms with winds, hail and tornadoes could breakout from the Ohio Valley to Gulf Coast Tuesday night.

GRAPHIC: Severe Weather is possible on April 3, 2018 for 40 million Americans from Indianapolis to Houston.
Severe Weather is possible on April 3, 2018 for 40 million Americans from Indianapolis to Houston.
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An enhanced threat for severe wind damage was been issued for parts of the Ohio and Tennessee Valleys, including Louisville and Cincinnati.

The front will continue to move east with rain possible along the East Coast Wednesday afternoon.

GRAPHIC: A new storm will move from the Central U.S. to the East Coast April 2, 2018 through April 4th, 2018. Up to a foot of spring snow is expected for the Northern Plains to Great Lakes.
A new storm will move from the Central U.S. to the East Coast April 2, 2018 through April 4th, 2018. Up to a foot of spring snow is expected for the Northern Plains to Great Lakes.
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ABC News' Hayley Bartels and Jeff Cook contributed to this report.

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