Christmas brings snow, strong winds to New England

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TAUNTON, Mass. (AP) — A winter storm is winding down across New England but not before bringing blizzard conditions to some areas, power outages to others and making Christmas travel treacherous.

Snow totals ranged from a few inches in Boston to around a foot in some central and northern portions of Maine, where a rare blizzard warning was issued earlier Monday by the National Weather Service.

Behind the snow is bitter cold, with temperatures expect to plummet over the next several days.

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Boston’s Logan International Airport suspended flights for about an hour during the height of the storm, and several of New England’s smaller airports reported flight delays and cancellations.

Winds howled, with a 73 mph gust reported in Falmouth and a 66 mph gust felt on Nantucket.

Thousands lost power during the storm.

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