A storm with torrential rain, wind and snow that has been creating Thanksgiving travel delays will continue its rampage on Wednesday.
Snow will continue to fall across the interior Northeast and northern New England, creating nightmares for Thanksgiving travelers. Rain will changeover to snow for portions of New York and central Pennsylvania.
Locally, more than a foot of snow total may bury upstate portions of New York as cold air moving across the relatively mild Lake Ontario creates heavy bands of snow.
Rain and wind will slow travel both on the ground and in the air along the East Coast, including the highly populated I-95 corridor.
AAA reports that more than 43 million people will travel for this Thanksgiving, with the biggest percentage of people, 37 percent, doing so on Wednesday.
A system tracking over the Rocky Mountains will spread snow over the region and into the Plains through the remainder of the week.
While lacking across a large part of the United States on Christmas Day, arctic air is set to make a comeback during the final days of 2014.
A winter storm will impact the United Kingdom and central Europe for Boxing Day and the holiday weekend.
While many bowl games will be played in warmer locales this year, there are others that will face cold and potentially wintry conditions in the Midwest and Northeast.
Following a wet, mild Christmas Eve across much of the Northeast, a blustery Christmas Day is on the way.
Dangerously poor air quality will remain across northern India and Pakistan through late week.
Texarkana, TX (2000)
Ice storm shut down the area. Complete power failure in the city.
The Northeast (2002)
First snowstorm to affect the region on Christmas day, since 1978. 30 inches fell in Cooperdtown NY, 21" fell in Tobyhanna, PA and 19.5 inches fell in Albany NY.
Trenton, NJ (1776)
Washington crossed ice clogged Delaware, marched on Trenton in driving sleet/snow- storm. 24" had fallen in Virginia, but heavy snow belt veered seaward. British surprised, captured - all recrossed river.