Nightly News   |  March 19, 2013

At least a foot of snow expected in Maine

The first day of spring may be right around the corner, but a big snow storm has brought a wintery chill to the Northeast. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> first day of spring is tomorrow. in new england tonight it looks like the dead of winter as a major snowstorm is dropping a foot or more on some places. this is what it looks like right now in auburn, maine, where it was coming down in whiteout conditions in the last hour. they are expecting 12 to 18 inches there. parts of upstate new york as well tonight. by hind all of this, bitterly cold air for this time of year anyway. smaller snow squalls around the great lakes.