Weather Alert: Winter Storm Stella Hammers Northeast

Winter Storm Stella Hammers the Northeast;

More Than Two Feet of Snow Reported; Blizzard Warnings for 8 States

Winter Storm Stella is hammering the Northeast with heavy snow, intensifying winds and even some accumulating ice, leading to major travel disruptions in this highly-populated corridor. Widespread 1- to 2-foot snow accumulations have piled up in parts of the Northeast, led by 30 inches in Damascus, Pennsylvania. At least one location in 15 states has seen a foot of snow from Stella in the Midwest and Northeast.

Here are some top and notable snowfall reports by state as of 6 p.m. EDT.

Connecticut: Middletown (21 inches), North Granby (18 inches), Wilton (17.2 inches), West Hartford (13 inches)

Delaware: Pike Creek (4.4 inches), Newark (3.6 inches)

Maine: Berwick (13 inches), Bridgton (12.8 inches), Limington (12.5 inches)

Maryland: Frederick, Thurmont and Cumberland (10 inches), Westminster (8 inches)

Massachusetts: Otis and Southwick (18 inches), Feeding Hills (17 inches), Springfield (14 inches)

New Hampshire: Deerfield (15 inches), Weare (14.5 inches)Concord (12 inches)

New Jersey: Vernon (19 inches), Hackettstown (18 inches), Sussex (17.5 inches), Montague (16.5 inches), Newark (6.4 inches)

New York: Endwell (27.2 inches), Jefferson (26.5 inches), Binghamton (26.4 inches) Delhi, Norwich and Owego (24 inches), Montgomery (23.5 inches), Albany (14.9 inches), NYC-Central Park (7.2 inches)

Pennsylvania: Damascus (30 inches), Beach Lake and Waymart (27 inches), Clarks Summit (26 inches), Mount Pocono (24 inches), Scranton (21 inches), Harrisburg (17 inches) Philadelphia Int’l Airport (7.1 inches)

Rhode Island: Burrillville (12 inches), North Foster (10.5 inches), Warwick (6.5 inches)

Vermont: Woodford (20 inches), Manchester (14.2 inches), Landgrove (14 inches), South Burlington (12.3 inches)

Virginia: Winchester (8.1 inches), Washington-Dulles Airport (5.6 inches)

West Virginia: Near Great Cacapon (12 inches), Near Smith Crossroads (11.3 inches)

The 26.4 inches of snow that fell in Binghamton, New York, on March 14 was a 24-hour snowfall record for the city and only 1.2 inches shy of all-time biggest snowstorm on record, which was Winter Storm Argos back in November.

Albany’s 14.9-inch snowfall total puts Stella in the top-10 for March snowstorms in New York’s capital city.

The 7.1 inches of snow at Philadelphia International Airport was a record snowfall for March 14, breaking the previous record of 4.7 inches set in 1999.

We recognize the severe impact that current conditions are having on our customers and we are committed to restoring service levels as quickly as possible. As a result these weather issues, the ALG Client Service Team will send daily updates as we monitor the storm’s progress and track job level impact.


Update: Northeast Area- Hours of Operation

All Northeast Area Processing and Distribution Centers (P&DCs) plants are re-opening tonight.   All Retail and Delivery operations are expected to open tomorrow.

The following District plants are open:

Connecticut Valley
Greater Boston                                                                                                                                                                     Greater Newark                               5:00 p.m. open
Long Island
New York
Northern New Jersey NDC           7:00 p.m. open

There may be exceptions due to localized conditions.

Please follow USPS Service Alerts on for updates.


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