A storm responsible for 1 to 3 inches of snow from Chicago to Fort Wayne, Ind., next set it's sights on the Philadelphia and New York City areas.
Columbus, Ohio, Pittsburgh, Pa., and Morgantown, W.Va., which have received above-normal snowfall thus far this winter, picked up more snow from the storm.
The latest in a series of cold storms from western Canada, known as Alberta Clippers, spread a swath of accumulating snow from Ohio during the middle of the day Monday to the central Appalachians Monday afternoon to part of the I-95 mid-Atlantic Monday evening into Monday night.
Frequent light snow events of late from the Midwest to the central Appalachians are causing some communities to quickly use up their budgeted amount of ice-melting compounds. (Photos.com image)
Enough snow fell to coat highways in much of the Midwest and in the central Appalachian Mountains. As road surface temperatures cooled slightly overnight Monday, wet sidewalks, streets and highways started to become slippery east of the Appalachians.
Most of the snow has fallen at a light pace, but a few locations saw a moderate to heavy burst of snow.
The order of 3 to 6 inches was expected from parts of Ohio to the West Virginia, western Maryland and south-central Pennsylvania mountains.
West Alexander, Pa. accumulated 5.1 inches of snow Monday evening while Dover, Ohio saw 3.5 inches. McHenry, Maryland had about 3 inches of snow fall.
Even portions of southern New Jersey and the northern part of the Delmarva Peninsula have been picking up snow of late, but this system didn't leave much in terms of accumulation. Only a trace of snow fell in Wilmington, Delaware.
A zone of light, intermittent snow fell from the southern tier of New York and the northern tier of Pennsylvania to New York City, brushing the South Coast of New England.
A few places within this zone picked up a coating to an inch or so. Cities like, Scranton, Pa., Binghamton, N.Y., and JFK Airport all saw a trace of snow Monday night.
Bands of heavy lake-effect snow continued over parts of upstate New York.
Enough warmer air is forecast to come in farther south to bring mostly rain showers from central and southwestern Kentucky and much of Tennessee to southeastern Virginia on south with a wintry mix at times just a bit farther north in part of the lower Ohio Valley to parts of the central Appalachians and into central Virginia.
Additional Alberta Clippers will arrive this week.
Already the next clipper will bring a swath of snow from parts of North Dakota and Minnesota Monday night to parts of Wisconsin, Michigan and other areas around the Great Lakes during Tuesday.
Meteorologist Mark Mancuso is referring to the weather pattern as "Clipper Mania!"
"At least four additional clippers will move along from the Upper Midwest to the coastal Northeast affecting some of the same and some different areas through next Monday," Mancuso said.
Unsettled weather will rule in Atlanta this weekend and into the new week, with the chance of thunderstorms each day.
Dallas will see continued periods of heat and dry weather with temperatures expected to reach 100 F Sunday and Monday.
It was a busy week around the globe for severe weather as Typhoon Neoguri inundated Japan, deadly storms wreaked havoc across the Northeast and sweltering heat moved into the Northwest.
Commemorating French Independence Day, the city of New Orleans will celebrate Bastille Day this weekend, but storms may half festivities.
The mercury will continue to soar in Seattle throughout the weekend and into early next week with temperatures reaching near record highs Sunday through Tuesday.
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