Reports: Late-Season Snow Spans Denver to Philadelphia

By , Senior Meteorologist
March 26, 2013; 9:19 PM ET
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UPDATE: at 3:00 A.M. EDT Tuesday

Snow will continue to wind down over the southern Appalachians and the Ohio River Valley early Tuesday morning. This blog is no longer being updated.

Scroll down to view they snow storm reports from Saturday through early Tuesday morning.

Heavy snow has moved into the Ohio Valley and Mid-Atlantic Monday Morning. The heaviest snow will cause some tricky travel for the morning commute, including the 1-95 corridor.

Through the day on Monday, snow will expand eastward, leaving breezy conditions and flurries behind in the Midwest.

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Stay up to date with this far-reaching snowstorm by reading the live updates below.


12:30 a.m. EDT Tuesday:Snow continues to fall in the Nashville, Tn. area, where it has been snowing almost consistently for the past 8 hours.

11:14 p.m. EDT Monday: Snow continues to accumulate in West Virginia. A total of 7" of snow was reported in Lester, with 9" in Trout. Both cities are southeast of Charleston.

10:25 p.m. EDT Monday: Snow reports coming in from northwestern North Carolina, ranging from 4-6 inches of accumulation.

9:20 p.m. EDT Monday: According to reports from local emergency workers, 1.5 inches of snow has fallen in Jamestown, Tenn., causing power outages and car accidents.

8:36 p.m. EDT Monday: The snowfall total for Farmington, Pa., is 10 inches.

7:33 p.m. EDT Monday: Fleetwood, N.C., has received 5 inches of snow since Sunday night.

6:30 p.m. EDT Monday: Snow of 7 inches has been reported in Allentown, Ohio.

5:03 p.m. EDT Monday: Davis, Pa., now has 7.5 inches of snow.

4:57 p.m. EDT Monday: Valley Point, W.V., is reporting 8 inches of snow.

4:12 p.m. EDT Monday:A total of 2 inches of snow has been reported in Newland, N.C. Blowing snow has been reported.

3:10 p.m. EDT Monday: After a snowy day in Proctor, W.V., a measurement of 7 inches of snow was reported.

2:06 p.m. EDT Monday: Garrett County, Md., report 12 inches of snow.

1:50 p.m. EDT Monday: Many major Illinois roadways remain snow- and ice-covered. On the map below, yellow indicates areas with patches of ice and snow and red indicates areas which are snow- and ice-covered. Exercise caution when driving in these conditions. Roadways entering into Chicago appear to be clear of treacherous winter conditions.

11:51 a.m. EDT Monday: Though snow is falling across parts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey, roadways in these areas lack accumulation, and are instead mostly wet. This is not unusual in March, because the strong March sun allows paved surfaces to absorb heat. Accumulation is possible, however, if the snow overcomes that warming effect. Snow could cause problems on roads during the day, according to Senior Meteorologist Kristina Pydynowski.

11:20 a.m. EDT Monday: Updated snow totals: Louisiana, Mo., 14 inches; Macomb Ill., 7.8 inches; Ellisville, Mo., 11.8 inches; Marion, Ind., 11.5 inches.

11:03 a.m. EDT Monday: The heaviest snow is falling from southern Delaware through Atlantic City up to Belmar, N.J. while it lightens up over central and western Pennsylvania. Some of the Philadelphia suburbs in Chester and Delaware counties are reporting 3 inches of snow on the ground.

10:44 a.m. EDT Monday: Delays are being reported at both Newark International and Philadelphia due to snow and ice.

9:34 a.m. EDT Monday: Recent snow totals across Ohio: 3 inches in Newtown Falls, 5.2 inches in Marion, 3.2 inches near Ridgeville, 2 inches in Mesopotamia and 4.9 inches in Delaware.

8:07 a.m. EDT Monday: Roads are wet and slippery in some areas of D.C. Exercise caution on the morning commute.

7:38 a.m. EDT Monday: Delays are being reported at Philadelphia International Airport due to snow and ice.

7:10 a.m. EDT Monday: Snow is accumulating across Pennsylvania. Totals: 6.9" in Fayette County, 6.0" in Westmoreland County, 4.2" in Allegheny County

6:03 a.m. EDT Monday: Here is the current and updated snow map for additional snow accumulation Monday and Monday night across the Mid-Atlantic:

5:45 a.m. EDT Monday: The furthest extents of the storm have reached the Philadelphia area, currently falling as snow.

5:20 a.m. EDT Monday: A short break in the snow is in store for Garrett County in western Maryland, but not before dumping 6-10 inches so far this morning.

3:55 a.m. EDT Monday: In Delaware, Ohio, just north of Columbus, 5.5 inches of snow has already fallen from the storm.

3:18 a.m. EDT Monday: It is still flurrying in St. Louis, Mo. but a total of 12.4 inches of snow has been recorded in the city so far. This total makes Sunday the snowiest March day on record, breaking the record of 12.1 set back on March 24, 1912.

2:45 a.m. EDT Monday: Snow is accumulating quickly in southwestern Pa. So far, 2.4" in Moon Township and 2.6" in Bridgeville, both in Allegheny County. East Washington reported 3 inches of snow.

1:55 a.m. EDT Monday: After a second round of snow started late Sunday evening, Blacksburg, Virginia reported light snow accumulating to 4.8 inches so far.

1:30 a.m. EDT Monday: The northeastern extent of the storm reached central Pennsylvania, with snow falling at the AccuWeather Headquarters in State College. In Pittsburgh, 0.5" of snow has already fallen.

1:00 a.m. EDT Monday: Roadways in Grant County, Indiana were reported as nearly impassible as accumulating snowfall reached 8 inches.

11:45 p.m. CDT Sunday: A short break in the snow comes for southern Ohio, but not before picking up some significant snow. 5.7 inches reported in Rockbridge, Ohio southeast of Columbus.

11:00 p.m. CDT Sunday: Another heavy band of snow has just moved through the Springfield, Illinois area, bringing in snow reports of 12 inches of snow both north and south of the city.

10:15 p.m. CDT Sunday: Updated snow reports have come from the Indianapolis, Indiana area indicate up to 5 inches of snow has fallen so far in the suburbs.

10:05 p.m. CDT Sunday: Thundersnow was reported in the city of Van Wert in northwestern Ohio.

9:22 p.m. CDT Sunday: Snow totals coming in from eastern Missouri... 10.5 inches in Eolia and up to 12 inches northwest of St. Louis.

8:40 p.m. CDT Sunday: Richmond, VA has received 3.8 inches of snow from the storm so far, while snow has arrived in Washington, D.C., over the last hour. Local Radar

8:00 p.m. CDT Sunday: Secondary roads are covered by snow in Rockford, Ill., where 1.8 inches have fallen. Snow has now arrived in Chicago. Local Radar

6:50 p.m. CDT Sunday: Two inches of snow have accumulated on the northwestern side of Indianapolis after beginning less than three hours ago.

6:10 p.m. CDT Sunday: Poor visibility and treacherous roadway conditions are occurring from St. Louis to Indianapolis, where the heaviest snow is currently falling. The Indianapolis webcam showing near whiteout conditions below is from the Indiana Department of Transportation:

6:00 p.m. CDT Sunday: A record snowfall of 9.2 inches was set at Columbia Regional Airport in Missouri on Sunday. The old record was 6.1 inches set way back in 1912.

5:50 p.m. CDT Sunday: It is not just snow and rain returning to the mid-Atlantic and far-southern New England, but also coastal flooding and erosion concerns.

4:20 p.m. CDT Sunday: The heaviest snow from the storm is walloping a zone from St. Louis, Mo., to Springfield, Ill., and areas just west of Indianapolis, Ind. The Illinois Department of Transportation winter road condition map shows snow or ice-covered roads (in red) across much of central Illinois. Yellow indicates patches of snow and ice on roadways.

3:30 p.m. CDT Sunday: reports that 4,531 flights have been delayed in the U.S. so far on Sunday, while the multi-faceted spring storm impacts much of the country. A total of 299 flights have been canceled.

2:25 p.m. CDT Sunday: Latest snowfall totals: 6.0 inches at both Florissant, Mo., and near Belleville, Ill.

2:04 p.m. CDT Sunday: The visibility in St. Louis, Mo., continues to be held to a quarter of a mile. The city has received 2.5 inches of snow so far with significantly higher amounts to the north and west. Nine inches has been measured 9.0 inches in Dardenne Prairie (northwest of St. Louis).

12:53 p.m. CDT Sunday: Snowfall totals from Virginia: 2.0 inches two miles southwest of Roanoke, 2.0 inches in Big Island and 1.5 inches in Dublin.

12:39 p.m. CDT Sunday: The official snowfall map has been updated:

12:30 p.m. CDT Sunday: Latest snowfall totals: 6.1 inches in Weldon Spring, Mo., 5.5 inches in Chesterfield, Mo., and 5.3 inches in Godfrey, Ill.

12:09 p.m. CDT Sunday: Heavy snow was holding visibility down to a quarter-mile in St. Louis, Mo.

11:10 a.m. CDT Sunday: A total of 6.1 inches of snow has been measured in Wildwood, Mo., located just west of St. Louis.

11:00 a.m. EDT Sunday: Heavy snow has dropped visibility to zero in Roanoke, Va.

10:45 a.m. EDT Sunday: The first arm of snow was rolling northeastward over Virginia and West Virginia. In southwestern Virginia, 1.0 inch has fallen in Kasey, 1.5 inches in Dublin and 2.0 inches in Grahams Forge. The same first arm of snow brought about 1.0 inch in some of the northwestern Cincinnati suburbs. More is on the way.

10:25 a.m. CDT Sunday: Latest snowfall totals: 7.0 inches at Columbia, Mo., and 4.5 inches at New Bloomfield, Mo.

9:59 a.m. CDT Sunday: A Missouri Department of Transportation camera captured the snow-covered intersection of I-64 and I-55.

9:32 a.m. CDT Sunday: The current observation from St. Louis, Mo., is heavy snow with thunder and the visibility is down to one-eighth of a mile. The temperature is currently 34 degrees.

9:30 a.m. CDT Sunday: Latest snow totals: 6.0 inches near Fairway, Mo., 5.0 inches in Nevada, Mo., and 4.0" in Mexico, Mo.

9:27 a.m. CDT Sunday: Thundersnow is being reported around the St. Louis, Mo., area.

9:20 a.m. CDT Sunday: Web cameras show treacherous conditions on I-70 west of St. Louis, around the St. Charles areas. Visibility is almost zero in some areas.

8:32 a.m. CDT Sunday: The heaviest snow is currently focused on central Missouri, including Columbia, where the visibility is down to a quarter of a mile.

8:30 a.m. CDT Sunday: Band of snow, likely mixed with sleet, moving into St. Louis, Mo.

8:29 a.m. CDT Sunday: Heavy snow with thunder being reported near Murry, Mo.

7:59 a.m. CDT Sunday: Latest snowfall totals: 7.5 inches near Lone Jack, Mo., and 4.5 inches in Boonville, Mo.

7:00 a.m. CDT Sunday: Heavier snow will be rolling into St. Louis during the midday hours.

6:30 a.m. CDT Sunday: In Missouri, the storm has delivered 7.5 inches of snow to Union Star and 5.0 inches in Lees Summit thus far.

5:30 a.m. CDT Sunday: Latest Kansas snowfall reports: 4 inches in East Wichita; 5 inches at Ottawa.

3:30 a.m. CDT Sunday: Heavy snow is along I-35/335 from Wichita to Topeka in Kansas. Here's a view just east of Wichita:

2:57 a.m. CDT Sunday: Two inches of #snow on the ground in east #Wichita as heavy band swings through the city.

12:27 a.m. CDT Sunday: While snow may be tapering off in Kansas City, it's not over. Very heavy snow building to the west.

7:00 p.m. CDT Saturday: There was 19.4 inches of snow in Beulah, Colo.

5:40 p.m. CDT Saturday: Youtube user Jacob Griego shot footage of the I-25 multi-car crash. The video is below.

5:00 p.m. CDT Saturday: Wray, Colo., has measured 10.5 inches of snow.

4:09 p.m. CDT Saturday: At the Denver International Airport, more than 100 flights have been canceled and more than 400 have been delayed.

3:33 p.m. CDT Saturday: The accident on I-25, north of Pueblo, Colo., involves 40-50 vehicles including four tractor-trailers, according to

2:39 p.m. CDT Saturday: According to, the number of arriving/departing flights that have been delayed at Denver's International Airport is closing in on 600.

2:00 p.m. CDT Saturday: Visibility has been held to a quarter of a mile or less for almost 10 straight hours at Denver's International Airport.

1:19 p.m. CDT Saturday: Parts of Interstate 25 remain closed from mile markers 252-255 (near Loveland) in Colorado. Interstate 70 remains closed from mile marker 294 (just east of Denver) to mile marker 53 in Kansas (Colby).

12:51 p.m. CDT Saturday: Latest snowfall total: 14.0 inches at Yuma, Colo., and 10.7 inches at Centennial, Colo.

12:41 p.m. CDT Saturday: Snow has accumulated 10.0 inches ten miles south of Wheeler, Kan.

11:11 a.m. CDT Saturday: Latest snow totals: 9.5 inches four miles south of Aurora, Colo., and 7.0 inches four miles north of Loveland, Colo.

11:00 a.m. CDT Saturday: Denver is entering its seventh consecutive hour of snow holding visibility at or below a quarter of a mile.

10:31 a.m. CDT Saturday: Numerous accidents have forced officials to close I-25 in northeastern Colorado at mile-marker 255, which is located near Loveland. A 154-mile stretch of I-70 also remains closed in eastern Colorado, from just east of Denver to the Kansas border.

9:52 a.m. CDT Saturday: Latest snow total from Colorado: 13.0 inches at Yuma (located in far-northeastern Colorado).

9:48 a.m. CDT Saturday: reports that roughly 250 flights arriving or departing from Denver International Airport have been delayed.

9:00 a.m. CDT Saturday: Current conditions in Denver: the temperature is 19 degrees with a north wind gusting to 25 mph. Heavy snow is also reducing visibility to a quarter of a mile.

7:00 a.m. CDT Saturday: Latest snow total from Denver International Airport is 7.8 inches, making for the airport's snowiest day since 9.1 inches fell on Feb. 24. Snow continues to fall.

Thumbnail image provided by Colorado Department of Transportation, showing weather conditions along I-25 at the intersection of University Blvd.


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