/Noreaster delivering first snowfall of season to eastern US

Noreaster delivering first snowfall of season to eastern US

A Nor’easter is churning up the East Coast Thursday, bringing many Northeast cities their first snowfall of the season.

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Washington, D.C.

The snow has already hit the Washington, D.C., area, coating roadways with ice and sleet.

Over 1.5 inches have already been reported in the area so far.

PHOTO: Snow covers the grass outside the White House, Nov. 15, 2018, in Washington.Evan Vucci/AP
Snow covers the grass outside the White House, Nov. 15, 2018, in Washington.

Rain is expected to continue overnight.

Philadelphia

Philadelphia is also already seeing powder.

Up to 1 inch of snow and sleet is possible Thursday afternoon.

By the evening rush hour commute, the snow will change to rain.

PHOTO: A person walks in view of Independence Hall as snow falls in Philadelphia, Nov. 15, 2018.Matt Rourke/AP
A person walks in view of Independence Hall as snow falls in Philadelphia, Nov. 15, 2018.

New York City

Heavy snow is possible in New York City Thursday afternoon.

A snowfall rate of one inch per hour isn’t out of the question, upping snow totals around the city to one to three inches, or possible more.

The last time New York City saw more than one inch of snow in November was in 2012.

Residents in northern New Jersey could be dealing with up to seven inches of snow.

The snow will change to rain by Thursday night.

PHOTO: Snow will move into the Northeast on Thursday afternoon.ABC News
Snow will move into the Northeast on Thursday afternoon.

Boston

Boston is likely to see two to five inches of snow between 8 p.m. and 1 a.m. Thursday.

Snow totals are forecast to be higher west of the city and lower east of the city.

By 1 a.m., the snow in Boston will change to rain.

Hartford will be hit by the snow from about 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Thursday. Four to seven inches of powder is forecast.

PHOTO: An ABC weather map shows the snow forecast for the Northeastern United States through Friday.ABC News
An ABC weather map shows the snow forecast for the Northeastern United States through Friday.