A storm drifting across the Southern states will bring a light to moderate snowfall from Missouri to part of the Ohio Valley during the last 24 hours of 2012.
Just like areas in the Southwest and the southern Plains, Mother Nature will provide some natural confetti for revelers from St. Louis to Indianapolis, Cincinnati, Columbus and Pittsburgh Monday into Monday night.
A general swath of 1 to 3 inches is forecast for the I-70 corridor. A few places can pick 4 inches to perhaps a half a foot of snow, while some areas may barely be dusted in the region, due to lingering pockets of dry air. The latest snow map is available on AccuWeather.com's Winter Weather Site.
Snow is already on the ground over a large part of the Ohio Valley states. (Photos.com image)
Accumulating snow will slide south of Chicago once again. A few flurries are possible around Cleveland and Detroit.
A wintry mix is forecast from northern Arkansas and southeastern Missouri to northern Kentucky and portions of West Virginia.
Farther south, rainy weather is in store from Little Rock and Nashville to Houston to close out 2012 and ring in 2013.
During New Year's Day, a wintry mix is forecast in northern Virginia to around Washington, D.C., and part of the Delmarva Peninsula. A few flurries and rain showers could be seen around Philadelphia for the Mummers Parade.
A tropical wave is likely to become the Atlantic Basin's next tropical storm as it approaches or crosses the Caribbean Sea later this week and potentially pose eventual threats to North America.
Fall air has finally arrived in the northeastern United States and may yield the first frost of the season in parts of the region to end this weekend.
Typhoon Megi will continue to strengthen before threatening lives and property across Taiwan and eastern China this week.
Bouts of heavy rain and thunderstorms will continue to soak portions of Texas into Monday night, further heightening the risk of flooding.
Wintry weather marked the first days of autumn across parts of the Mountain West as snow mixed in with the changing fall foliage.
Gusty winds will accompany a push of chilly air across the Great Lakes from Sunday night through Tuesday.
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