In today's video, we look at the developing winter storm over the Southeast. We also take a look at the possibility of a snow and or rain event for the area from Ohio to New Jersey and into New York and southern New England Saturday. If that storm is strong enough, it will pull drier air into the region for Sunday.
Early this morning, a draft version of our accumulation forecast was posted, and it shows the I-95 corridor from D.C. to Boston right on the fence as to whether there is any snow accumulation tonight. This line has trended north and west since yesterday, and I suspect that trend has not run its course yet, so please stay with AccuWeather.com
...speculation about a snowstorm Monday or Tuesday, and one is still possible. However, timing and placement remain elusive. This map shows the GFS ensemble mean "solution" for Tuesday morning showing snow just off the New England coast. Watch this story evolve on accuweather.com all weekend.
As we look father out this month, it looks cold for the Great Lakes and Northeast (as well as deep into the South) in the middle of next week but milder the following week. This map, for next Wednesday, shows a cold flow from way north in Canada.
A few tornadoes can also occur, especially from Mississippi and Alabama to Kentucky. This map shows the areas of potential severe weather through tonight as forecast by the NWS Storm Prediction Center.
A less prominent but strengthening band of snow showers was moving southeast across Wisconsin. That feature is the one that would cause snow showers tomorrow morning in the Northeast Corridor.
On Friday, a northwesterly flow of cold air heads across the Great Lakes and into the the Northeast. By Sunday afternoon, the flow shifts dramatically to send milder air from the southern Plains toward the Northeast.