Spring Nor'easter on the way

Forecasters Predict Potential 'Nor'easter Bomb'
Forecasters Predict Potential 'Nor'easter Bomb'

The calendar might say it's spring, but people in the Northeast could be dealing with yet another winter storm in just a few days.

The New York Daily News reports there's the potential for a "Nor'easter bomb" come Tuesday and Wednesday. Essentially, the National Weather Service says that "bomb" would develop quickly and dump more than a foot of snow on already hard-hit areas.

A meteorologist told The Star-Ledger: "This is going to be a very strong storm, there's no question about that." While another meteorologist at the National Weather Service told the paper: "This has the potential to be a very significant storm. ... but it is too soon to get any more focused than that."

WPVI took a look at the chance of the storm making a huge impact on land. "Right now, the possibility of it coming closer to the coast to give a heavy swath of plowable snow along I-95 - right now it looks like a 40 percent chance."

At this point, the storm is difficult to forecast since it's still in its developing stages. KYW-TV points out there's also the chance all that snow, and even rain, could simply fall over the Atlantic Ocean - leaving the Northeast out of the woods.

Forecasters also predict the storm to bring strong winds and possible flooding along the Atlantic coast.