An infrared view of U.S. shows a storm poised to hit northern states across the nation with more snow and ice on March 2, 2015.
March 3, 2015 7:47 AM EST

A vast winter storm was moving across much of the frozen U.S. on Tuesday, dumping snow on the Rockies, the Great Lakes and as far east as western New England.

An accompanying blast of arctic air, meanwhile, was expected to keep the nation shivering even after February’s record-setting cold.

Up to three inches of snow are expected from Minnesota to New York and northern New Jersey, with between three and five inches expected in Wisconsin and Michigan, the Weather Channel said.

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