Winter weather could make for slick afternoon commute
Feb 07 2018
Overall, this active weather pattern continues.
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A Nebraska Department of Transportation sign warns drivers of winter weather on Interstate 80 East on the edge north side of Lincoln, Neb., Jan. 22, 2018. Even there though, mostly if not all snow should be expected.
A major pileup was reported southwest of St. Louis on Sunday.
Areas to the north of Clinton, Centre and Lycoming counties could get a foot of snow, as forecasters say the heaviest snow is likely to fall from northern and central Pennsylvania to northern New England.
Winter storm watches (green) are in effect for Wednesday for much of the Northeast as a coastal storm moves up.
A Winter Storm Watch is in effect.
We have several forecasts for our small state of CT.
Snow showers and sleet are likely late Tuesday night/early Wednesday morning between 1 a.m. and 4 a.m. then sleet after 4 a.m. and a low around 29.
Danielsen said Fort Morgan has reported about.39 inches of precipitation since the start of 2018 with only about.25 inches normally expected in that timeframe. Roads may become treacherous.
In anticipation of the storm system headed for the Chicago area, both major airports canceled flights late Monday morning. The snow could be heavy at times.
The storm system will move into the Northeast and the Southeast on Wednesday evening, arriving around rush hour for cities like NY and Atlanta. One to three inches of accumulation are possible.
The weekend storm, similar to the Wednesday storm, is expected to track over land.
In lower elevations, like the city of Pittsburgh and surrounding areas, we will see snow showers begin in the morning, then mix with rain by lunchtime.
Chances of accumulating at least 1 inch of snow 7 a.m. Thursday - 7 a.m. Friday. The high will be near 18 degrees with wind-chill values as low as zero.