Winter storm brings 2-4 inches; up to 12 expected

Winter Storm Ukko is packing a one-two punch, with more snow expected this afternoon and total accumulations of more than 1 foot expected in some areas.

The National Weather Service has issued winter-storm warning across the northern part of the state until 8 a.m. Wednesday, but residents in Addison, Bennington, Rutland, Windham and Windsor counties saw between 2 inches and 4 inches fall during the overnight hours.

Thus far, the storm has hit coastal New England the hardest, with Boston receiving 7 to 8 inches.

The second half of the storm is tracking across Central New York and will hit Vermont this afternoon. According to forecasters, snow will fall at a rate of up to 1 inch an hour. Accumulations of 8 to 12 inches are expected in the eastern Adirondack Mountains, the Champlain Valley and the Northeast Kingdom.

Around Rutland County, 5 inches has been reported in Mount Holly while Rutland received 1 inch. In Windsor County, 7 inches of snow has fallen in Springfield and 6 inches is reported from Chester, according to the National Weather Service.

Parts of Bennington and Windham counties could see 18 inches of snow.

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