A pizza delivery man shields himself from the blizzard conditions pounding New York City and most of the east coast of the U.S. as he waits to cross Second Avenue.
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January 21, 2016 5:45 PM EST

People across the Northeast are bracing themselves for what the National Weather Service is calling a “potentially crippling” snowfall. The winter storm is expected to slam the east coast starting Friday and lasting into Sunday, with cities from Washington, D.C. to New York forecasted to see anywhere from a few inches to two feet of snow.

Blizzard conditions can make leaving the house inconvenient, if not downright dangerous. Thankfully, there are a few handy apps out there that can help you get by, whether you’re looking to track the storm, report a power outage, or stock up on groceries. Here’s a look.

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