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Winter storm timeline: When selected cities should expect to face the nor’easter’s impacts

<i>CNN Weather</i><br/>A major nor'easter is set to move up the US East Coast and bring significant impacts to cities this weekend
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A major nor'easter is set to move up the US East Coast and bring significant impacts to cities this weekend

By CNN Weather staff

A major nor’easter is set to move up the US East Coast and bring significant impacts to cities this weekend, beginning Friday evening.

Here is a look at when the storm is expected to hit certain cities and for how long:

Portland, Maine:

Blizzard warning in effect from 7 a.m. Saturday to 6 a.m. Sunday.

Blizzard conditions: 12-16 inches of snowfall.

Wind gusts: Up to 55 mph.

Peak: Saturday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., with snowfall 1-3 inches per hour possible.

Boston:

Blizzard warning in effect from 7 a.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Sunday .

Blizzard conditions: 18-24 inches of snowfall.

Wind gusts: Up to 70 mph.

Peak: Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Snowfall of 2-4 inches per hour possible.

New York City:

Winter storm warning in effect from 7 p.m. Friday to 7 p.m. Saturday.

Heavy snow expected: 8-12 inches.

Wind gusts: Up to 45 mph (near blizzard conditions possible).

Peak: Saturday, 5 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Philadelphia:

Winter storm warning in effect from 7 p.m. Friday to 7 p.m. Saturday.

Heavy snow expected: 4-11 inches possible.

Wind gusts: Up to 35 mph.

Peak: Friday evening to Saturday morning, with snowfall of 1 inch per hour possible.

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Dover, Delaware:

Winter storm warning in effect from 7 p.m. Friday to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Heavy snow: 4-9 inches.

Wind gusts: Up to 40 mph.

Peak: Midnight Friday to noon Saturday.

Washington, DC:

Winter storm advisory in effect from 4 p.m. Friday to 4 a.m. Saturday.

Snow: 1-3 inches, with higher amounts locally.

Peak: Friday, 4 to 9 p.m.

Richmond, Virginia:

Winter weather advisory in effect from 4 p.m. Friday to 10 a.m. Saturday.

Snow: 1-3 inches.

Raleigh, North Carolina:

Winter weather advisory in effect from 9 p.m. Friday to 9 a.m. Saturday.

Snow: 1-2 inches.

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