This story was last updated on Wednesday, Jan. 16 at 9:05 a.m. EST. Follow AccuWeather's @BreakingWeather Twitter account for the latest information on the snowstorm.
A storm developed across the Southeast Tuesday, bringing snow and heavy ice from Dallas to Nashville.
Numerous accidents, downed trees and scattered power outages were common from northern Louisiana through Kentucky.
This storm will sprint through the Northeast Wednesday, bringing snow and ice across a wide swath from Pennsylvania into New York and New England.
There have already been reports of more than 4 inches of snow across central Pennsylvania. Some places in western Maryland have had nearly 1/2 an inch of dangerous glaze. See all the updates below:
7:15 a.m. EST Wednesday:The National Weather Service Forecast Office in Boston tweeted a report of 2 inches of snow in Shrewsbury, Mass., and 2.5 inches in Dighton. They also shared a report of 1.6 inches of snow in Wakefield, Mass.
7:10 a.m. EST Wednesday: Amy Freeze, of WABC-TV NYC, shared a live webcam of snow in Connecticut on Twitter.
A screenshot of the webcam at 7:00 a.m. Wednesday.
6:10 a.m. EST Wednesday: A look at the heavy snow in Mass: This is the I-90 MassPike at the I-495 Interchange, near Westborough.
5:30 a.m. EST Wednesday: Moderate to heavy snow across much of southern New England right now. Many roads are snow-packed and dangerous. Use extreme caution.
4:45 a.m. EST Wednesday: Snow has created slushy, dangerous roads across the #Hartford, Conn., area. Here is a look at I-84 near exit 63.
4:30 a.m. EST Wednesday: Snow has arrived in Boston, Mass. Rain is falling in Plymouth and over Cape Cod.
4:05 a.m. EST Wednesday: Light snow just reported at Norwood Memorial Airport, just southwest of Boston.
3:45 a.m. EST Wednesday: Snow has made its way into Binghamton and Albany, N.Y.
3:30 a.m. EST Wednesday: Snow accumulation now up to 3.5 inches in Ligonier, Pa. This is just southeast of Latrobe in Westmoreland County.
3:15 a.m. EST Wednesday: Snowing hard in Scranton, Pa. This is I-81 near exit 182.
See older storm reports: Ice and Snow from Texas to New England
As temperatures rise through the weekend in the South, so will the risk for heat-related dangers.
While heavy rainfall inundated the Phoenix area with historic flooding, deadly landslides occurred in Japan, claiming dozens of lives.
While a tropical low is expected to brew into Tropical Storm Cristobal this weekend, the East Coast of the U.S. is being monitored for future impacts -- even if the storm remains well offshore.
United States residents may pay higher heating costs this fall as colder air is expected to grip the Rockies and Plains at times and some quick-hitting chilly shots may impact the Northeast.
A swath of soaking rain will slowly shift from the northern Plains to the Canadian Prairies this weekend, making people reach for their umbrellas and heightening concerns for flooding.
While residents will face more disruptions to outdoor activities on Saturday, dry air will push southward across Pittsburgh to end the weekend.
New Orleans, LA (1980)
102 degrees -- highest reading ever recorded in the Mardi Gras city.
Southern Florida (1992)
Hurricane Andrew makes landfall in southern Florida as a Category 5 storm with wind gusts estimated in excess of 175 mph. Estimated damages exceeded $20 billion, more than 60 people were killed and approximately 2 million people were evacuated from their homes.
New England & North Carolina (1816)
Light frosts did damage in interior low places from New England to North Carolina.