The northeast will ring in the New Year with delays, snow and cold

( CNN) Happy New Year? For some, maybe not so much better. A wintertime blizzard is ensuring specific areas of the Northeast will be ringing in 2017 with a rash of bad weather and possible pas woes and ability outages.

Winter Storm Fortis peaked on Thursday nighttime, lashing New England with heavy snow and winds, and leaving more than 100,000 people without ability. That doesn’t entail it’s over hitherto; the domain will continue to see snow through Friday, constituting pre-New Year’s Eve travel a hassle.