Nor'easter hammers region with heavy snow

Wednesday's monster storm dumped up to 2 feet of snow in the Northeast, causing widespread power outages and leaving hundreds of drivers stranded overnight. ABC News' Arlette Saenz reports.
1:57 | 03/08/18

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Good Thursday morning I'm Linda Lopez in for Diane missing and Afghanistan sent a monster storm that's been pounding the northeast is proving to me a giant headache for commuters. Disabled the big rig stranding hundreds of drivers in their cars for hours overnight along two highways in northern New Jersey. And a live wires sparked this house fire in New Jersey where more than 300000 customers are without power this morning. Our coverage begins with ABC's our Atlanta are let signs. A second nor'easter is pounding the East Coast. White out conditions for much of the day up to three inches of snow and hour for New York City to Philadelphia. In some areas. Thunder snow. In Philadelphia. Members of the northeastern women's basketball team used their muscles to push their bond out of the snow. Commuters at a standstill drivers on several New Jersey highways were stranded for hours including an ABC news sound technician. What I heard was that it was tracked betrayal a judge was. And I guess I don't know fifth unloaded I just out of state did eventually the idea. Nearly 3000 flights were canceled another 2100 delayed. Give all the flat Earth Day. Trains ground to a halt. Stack. Because there's no power west payment and high winds howled across the northeast downed power lines in Golston flames. Customers already without power for days hit us second time. Now right this second storm we just lost power again. I Allen high get this folks are frustrated and come be a moment we got a dual post mortem and figure out. How we can still of Tony thousand outages and then of course have the citizens are elect signs ABC news Washington. That storm still swirling in New England on the radar you can see snow covered parts of Massachusetts and Maine.

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