The cold air coming over the lakes will produce heavy lake-effect snow through Saturday.
Snow will hit the Plains and Northeast today into tonight.
The pattern remains very active and that means more storms and rains for the South.
The extreme pattern is far from being done as severe weather returns next week.
A line of storms will move across the South today producing strong winds.
Severe storms will develop across the South and may produce tornadoes.
Blizzard conditions will cause travel problems from Wyoming to Minnesota.
A blizzard will hit the West and northern Plains. After that, a shot of cold weather will bring lake snow this weekend.
The drought will not improve across the Southeast as the pattern remains dry.