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
Throughout the United States, the greatest potential for the weather to disrupt outdoor plans and festivities on Easter Sunday exists across the Plains.
A potent area of low pressure moving into the West will dictate the weather from Washington to Texas heading into the new week.
Although spring may be in full swing, more than one-third of the Great Lakes remains covered in ice.
Rain and thunderstorms spreading to the East on Tuesday will put the brakes on the warmup following Easter weekend.
Aside from Easter egg hunting, many nations across the globe will commemorate the holiday with their own customs.
Dry weather from Easter weekend will hold through Monday in Boston for Patriots' Day and the 118th annual Boston Marathon.
Late season cold wave: Douglas, WY - 12 degrees (April record) Lander, WY - 10 degrees Cheyenne, WY - 2 degrees
Marquette, MI (1982)
8" of snow fell in Marquette, MI, on this date. This brought the total snowfall to 240" for the winter -- an all-time record.
Southeastern VA (1991)
Torrential rain; 5.89" at Norfolk broke the 24-hour record for April (5.19" set in 1883). This was the most rain in one event since Hurricane Cleo dumped 11.40" from August 31 to September 1, 1964.