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Winter storm with heavy snow, rain and wind hitting Northeast

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A windmill is seen with fresh tire tracks in the snow on a farm field January 25, 2020 in West Liberty, Iowa. - America is in flux. © Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images A windmill is seen with fresh tire tracks in the snow on a farm field January 25, 2020 in West Liberty, Iowa. - America is in flux.

The latest winter storm continues to move east after bringing almost a half a foot of snow to Detroit and up to 8 inches of accumulation in northern Indiana.

Thursday morning, as the storm moves through the Northeast, snow, wind and even blizzard alerts have been issued for 14 states from North Carolina to Maine.

a close up of some grass: As the storm moves through the Northeast, snow, wind and even blizzard alerts have been issued for 14 states. © ABC News As the storm moves through the Northeast, snow, wind and even blizzard alerts have been issued for 14 states.

Heavy rain is falling for coastal New England Thursday, including Boston and Portland, Maine, where some street flooding is possible.

To the west and north, heavy snow is falling in Western New York and into the northern New England mountains.

The big story Thursday will be strong winds developing for all of the Northeast, including Washington D.C., Philadelphia, New York City and Boston.

a screenshot of a computer: Some areas in Western New Yor could see more than 3 feet of snow. This would be the biggest lake effect snow of the season for the Northeast. © ABC News Some areas in Western New Yor could see more than 3 feet of snow. This would be the biggest lake effect snow of the season for the Northeast.

Heavy lake effect snow will hit south of Buffalo and north of Syracuse. Some areas in Western New York could see more than 3 feet of snow, which would be the biggest lake effect snow of the season for the Northeast.

Behind this winter storm, it will get cold once again for the Midwest and the Northeast.

By Friday morning, wind chills will be below zero from the northern Great Lakes into parts of the Northeast. © ABC News By Friday morning, wind chills will be below zero from the northern Great Lakes into parts of the Northeast.

The cold air is already in the Midwest Thursday morning and now it will move into the Northeast later in the afternoon.

By Friday morning, wind chills will be below zero from the northern Great Lakes into parts of the Northeast.

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