Dec. 10, 2013 - 2:59 - all right. steve hayes, a.b. stoddard. thank you both.>> thanks. jenna: back to one of our other top stories today, fox news weather alert. storm warnings are in effect as snow and ice blast the easternunited states. a fast-moving storm whipping across the country now hitting airs from the mountains to new york city. it is expected to drop several inches of snow in a few hours. that is leading to dangerous roads and school closing and major flight delays really nationwide.meteorologist maria molina is here with more on all of this. hey, maria. >> hello. nice to see you. you're absolutely right about the flight delays. this is one of the biggest impacts from the storm system. we're looking delays averaging right now, these are inbound flights to some airports, newark international over five-hour delays at that airport. over at philly international, delays over four hours. pack the patience if you're headed to airports. we have poor visibility. that is hindering traveling in some of these airports. otherwise the snow is coming down in parts of virginia, maryland, new jersey, up into southern areas of new england and it has been doing so throughout this morning and we've been seeing some accumulation out through some of these areas. as far as how much snow we're expecting, higher accumulations of three to six inches are forecast where we have the winter storm warnings. they have been allowed to expire for washington, d.c. and forbaltimore. now the winter storm warnings are west of those cities. that's where we see some higher accumulations of three to sixinches. overall, generally three inches for many of these areas. winter weather advisories do stretch anywhere from parts of tennessee all the way up to parts of southern massachusetts this is a very widespread storm system impacting this area. timing, heading into 3:00 p.m. on tuesday we think the worst of it will be well over across philadelphia, washington, d.c., just in time for the evening commute home. otherwise across new york city, we're going to see that many coulding to an end as well. in boston, it will be snowing for your evening drive home. so please be careful on the roadways. accumulation out there, verylight. just one to two inches. really worst thing out there will be visibility impacting you for the evening commute home. otherwise lake-effect snow expected. over a foot of it downwind of lake ontario and downwind of lake erie. a lot of snowfall accumulation coming up over the next 48 hours due to lake-effect snow the other big story is the cold. some current windchill temperatures across the midwest, rockies bitterly cold. look at them. more than 20 degrees below zero in fargo. 11 below zero in minneapolis is what it feels like as people head out the door. jon: my daughter did not have school this morning. she is very happy.jenna: where is she? jon: she is home, a little bitnorth of here. jenna: snow day. jon: i'm looking outside. it doesn't look that bad. >> we're in a little bit of alull. jenna: maria, i hope she is watching "happening now." has excuse.