Hurricane/Snowstorm Mix May Hit East

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Snow weighs down autumn leaves on the campus of the University of Colorado Denver on October 26, 2011 in Denver, Colorado. The heavy snowstorm hit Denver and the Rocky's front range after record high temperatures in the 80's earlier in the week.

Don’t be fooled by the mild fall temperatures, East Coast. A snowstorm/hurricane hybrid could be headed this way. Hurricane Sandy is expected to impact the area between Florida and Maine next week, and with a predicted snow storm, the region might be in for a rare weather scenario. There is potential for several inches of snowfall on or around New York City, and with a potential 3.4 impact, one meteorologist has called Sandy “a potential billion-dollar storm for the Mid-Atlantic and New England.” The Wall Street Journal’s weather blog predicts two-out-of-three odds that Greater New York will be significantly impacted by the storm.