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HARTFORD, CT -- As much as a foot of snow is expected in parts of New England and upstate New York, from a winter storm that is expected to arrive overnight.
New York City is likely to see three to seven inches. It's issued a snow alert.
Near-blizzard conditions are forecast for areas along the coast.
By Friday morning, high temperatures in some areas could near zero.
The mayor of Bridgeport, Conn., has already declared a state of emergency for tomorrow, imposing special parking regulations so crews can plow.