The snowstorm that is forecast to pound the mid-Atlantic offering blizzard like conditions in New England won’t affect this weekend’s Wild Card contests. While the storm, referred to as bombogenesis, is projected to undergo rapid strengthening and affect areas from Florida to Maine and Atlantic Canada, are projected to subside by Saturday and Sunday. NFL Wild Card Weekend Line Report (Jan 3).
Snow and a wintry mix are will hit the eastern seaboard Wednesday and Thursday. From the Canadian Atlantic to the southeastern coast of the U.S the storm’s impact is expected to be significant.
New England is expected to be hit the hardest with blizzard conditions in portions of Long Island, New York, through eastern Connecticut and Massachusetts to northeastern Maine, New Brunswick and western Nova Scotia.
In the coastal states from Virginia to New York, areas farthest east are likely to have the greatest amount of snow from the storm.
As the storm strengthens, winds will increase hundreds of miles away from the center of the circulation beginning Wednesday night.
According to Accuweather.com “Winds alone are likely to become strong enough to trigger airline delays in the major hubs of the Northeast, from Washington, D.C., to Philadelphia, New York City and Boston from Thursday to Friday.
NFL WILD CARD WEEKEND
Sat, January 06
102 Kansas City (-9, 44)
30° , Wind 6 MPH
104 LA Rams (-6.5, 48.5)
65° , Wind 4 MPH
Sun, January 07
106 Jacksonville (-9, 39.5)
56° , Wind 6 MPH
108 New Orleans (-7, 48.5)
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NFL Wild Card Weekend Line Report (Jan 3)