Snowstorm in northeast, rain pounds New England

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email
A slow-moving winter storm bringing snow again in the northeast is also dumping a lot of rain in parts of northern New England and threatening to cause flooding.

The Associated Press
George Munford shovels snow off the front steps of his home Saturday in Winston-Salem, N.C.

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A slow-moving winter storm bringing snow again in the northeast is also dumping a lot of rain in parts of northern New England and threatening to cause flooding.

In parts of southern and mid-coastal Maine more than three inches of rain has fallen and forecasters say some areas could get more than seven inches. The river in the flood-prone New Hampshire town of Goffstown is nearing flood stage and residents have been told to prepare for possible evacuation.

Back-to-back storms have been blamed for a number of deaths, including a man who was hit by a snow laden tree branch in Central Park. In upstate New York, state police report two deaths in traffic accidents on slick roads, one near Rochester and another southeast of Syracuse.
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