Update: A major snowstorm is pummeling Douglaston. The National Weather Service increased estimates of accumulation to 15 to 20 inches, up from a 11-16 forecast for New York City, northeastern New Jersey, southeastern Connecticut and Long Island.
Snowfall is expected to continue to be heavy, with strong winds and a possibility of thunder, snowdrifts and zero visibility at times, according to the NWS.
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