While a fast-moving storm from the Canada Prairies will mostly pass north of the Washington, D.C., area Tuesday, snow showers can be persistent enough in some locations to coat the ground.
A swath of light snow will sweep across Pennsylvania and northern Maryland into New England Tuesday.
A couple of rounds of snow showers could coat the ground in spots and make for slippery travel around Washington, D.C., especially over the northern and western suburbs early in the morning and again toward the evening Tuesday.
According to Chief Meteorologist Elliot Abrams, "This will be the last opportunity for snow around Washington, D.C., through the Christmas holiday."
Temperatures will trend upward later in the week and could reach record high levels this coming weekend.
A series of storms with rain late this week into early next week may also bring episodes of fog and travel problems.
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An area of showers and thunderstorms near the Bahamas has the potential to develop into a tropical storm and impact part of the East Coast of the United States during Memorial Day weekend.
Severe thunderstorms capable of producing tornadoes will continue to sweep across the central U.S. into Thursday night.
This weekend will be the biggest racing weekend of the year with three major races drawing in millions of viewers from around the globe.
A powerful, wedge tornado moved across north-central Kansas Wednesday evening, leaving damage to homes and property in its wake.
This summer, the pattern responsible for extensive drought and heat in southeastern Asia will break down enough to bring relief to some nations, while the tropics spring to life for a time.
Severe weather, including the risk of tornadoes and flash flooding, will continue into Memorial Day weekend.
Erie, PA (1991)
One-half inch of rain fell in only 5 minutes.
A tornado of long duration was observed for 7 hours and 20 minutes and was said to extend 293 miles. The storm struck Mattoon and Charleston, killing 70 people.
New England (1967)
(25th-26th) Coastal New England battered by a great Nor'easter. Winds mounted to 70-80 mph on the coast. Blue Hill had sustained winds of 60 mph and Logan had sustained winds of 50 mph. Lowest pressure of 29.30" was measured over the ocean; 5-10" of snow fell in the Berkshires with considerable damage to the tobacco crop in the Connecticut River Valley. Temperature dropped to 31 degrees at Pittsfield on the 30th for a remarkable end of May freeze.