This was the scene at Canaan Valley Ski Area this morning:
Snow was accumulating and making things slippery in the highest elevations of western Maryland and northern West Virginia.
This pressure map shows the northwesterly flow now affecting the Great Lakes. You can also see the leading edge of the change to chill (the cold front) approaching the I-95 corridor.
The coming flow pattern will send the chill to the Middle and North Atlantic states.
In other words, graupel has been photographed numerous times.
As the sun peers through the fog, temperatures reluctantly start their md-autumn climb.
Water temperatures on the Great Lakes and on the near-coast Atlantic are above average for this time of year.
This upper-air forecast for Oct. 29 shows a flow pattern that suggests November-like chill for the Great Lakes and Northeast.
National school lunch week. It should be around 60 in New York City when people who go out for lunch meet.
This radar composite shows the main rain area as it existed just after 8 a.m. EDT. The rain was moving toward the west-northwest, tending to dissipate as it moves through western Pennsylvania.