By DAN SEWELL and HOLLY RAMER, Associated Press
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The death toll from a powerful winter storm that pushed through the nation's midsection into the Northeast has risen to 9.
Officials in Indiana say a man and a woman were killed when the scooter they were riding went out of control on a snowy Evansville street Wednesday and they were hit by a pickup truck.
The storm is expected to drop one to two feet of snow on parts of the Northeast, a day after it dumped a record snowfall in Arkansas and ruined holiday travel plans around the region.
An infrared image indicating areas of high wind and water vapor in the U.S. as of 7:45 a.m. Thursday. (Credit: NOAA)
The National Weather Service says the Northeast's heaviest accumulations will be in northern Pennsylvania, upstate New York and inland sections of several New England states.
In coastal areas, the storm is mostly bringing high winds and heavy rain.
Despite the wet weather, no flights are delayed Thursday morning cities like New York, Philadelphia and Boston.
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