Motorists in the Northeast are urged to use caution Wednesday morning as a quick-hitting snow falls.
A coating to an inch of snow was predicted in New York City, Boston and Portland through Wednesday morning.
Eastern Pennsylvania, southeastern New York state, northwestern New Jersey and southeastern New England started getting snow as a band set up Tuesday afternoon and evening.
Spotty coatings of snow were in place during the latter part of the Tuesday evening rush hour across some communities. Since roadways are cold, the light snow accumulated quickly.
An Alberta Clipper system that spread from Chicago to Detroit on Tuesday will allow snow to fill in across the eastern Great Lakes and interior Northeast through Tuesday night and Wednesday.
For a larger version of this snow map, visit the AccuWeather Winter Weather Center.
The heaviest snow amounts of 1-2 inches were expected across western portions of Pennsylvania, western and northern parts of New York and northern New York.
Yet another snowstorm will arrive with snow for the Northeast late in the week and into the weekend.
Cold air and flurries are in store for the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday but should not significantly impact voter turnout.
Snow will pound New England on Monday as a coastal storm impacts the region.
Snow and slippery travel will arrive in the mid-Atlantic states prior to the middle of the week.
Chilly air will visit New Orleans this year for the annual Mardi Gras celebrations and linger over the city until later in the week.
Warmer air will build from California to Washington into Tuesday raising temperatures to near-record levels and increasing the risk of wildfires in some areas.
Denver Broncos fans celebrating the Super Bowl win will see ideal conditions for Tuesday's parade and pep rally.
Seminole, TX (1933)
-23 degrees , Texas state record.
Vega, TX (1956)
61 inches of snow fell from one storm (Feb 1-8) State record for a single storm and for a month.
Snowstorm, worst of season. 12-18 inches in the western mountains . . . a foot common statewide up to 24 inches in the mountains of Vermont, between Bristol and Waitsfield. 16 inches in other mountain areas, 12-14 inches in valleys, 14 inches at Albany, NY and 10 inches at Plattsburgh, NY.