Once again, the I-95 corridor will be in the path of a disruptive snowstorm that could unfold into an all-out blizzard in New England by midweek.
The snowstorm appears like it will create major travel headaches as well as potential school and activity cancellations.
The storm now slamming the South with severe snow and ice will turn up the Eastern Seaboard on Tuesday into Wednesday, hugging the coast and dumping several inches of snow over many major cities in the Northeast.
In fact, it is looking more likely that the storm will rapidly intensify around Cape Cod on Wednesday as another storm that will first dump snow over the Midwest joins forces with the coastal storm.
Plenty of cold air will remain in place to support snowfall along much of the heavily populated I-95 corridor in the Northeast, while some mixing, including treacherous ice will occur farther south through the mid-Atlantic Coast.
This means that heavy snowfall with amounts of up to a foot could slam a corridor from perhaps as far south as New York City and northern New Jersey to Boston and eastern Maine.
If the low strengthens near Cape Cod like it is expected to at this point, significant blowing and drifting of snow will also impact this corridor. Whiteout and near blizzard conditions will be possible.
This storm will not likely be welcomed by people who were stranded by the blizzard that shut down travel the day after Christmas. Portions of northern and coastal New Jersey were digging out for several days from more than 30 inches of snow that fell there, while around 20 inches buried New York City's Central Park.
It should be noted that the storm track is still not set in stone. A wobble in the storm's track by only 50 miles can make a major difference in snow totals for the big Northeast cities.
Keep checking back with AccuWeather.com for the latest details on the storm.
The coldest air of the winter is gripping much of the eastern United States and will feature single-digit and sub-zero temperatures in the Northeast through the Valentine's Day weekend.
Enough snow and ice will occur to snarl travel, disrupt daily routines and cause sporadic power outages in a large part of the eastern United States spanning Presidents Day into Tuesday.
A storm will track across portions of the midwestern United States into Sunday night bringing a batch of snow and ice.
Voters heading out to the polls on Saturday, Feb. 20, can expect mild weather and dry conditions for the next step in the 2016 Presidential Election.
Heavy rain will raise the risk of flooding and bring another dose of travel disruptions across more than a dozen states from the lower Mississippi Valley on Presidents Day to the East Coast on Tuesday.
Winter's frigid air can bring with it possible plumbing problems, including frozen pipes.
New England (1940)
Valentine Day blizzard southern New England: 10-18 in. of snow along with gale winds.
Roofs collapse: Since noon, Feb. 13th, roofs collapsed at Police Building in Sparta, a tennis court northwest of Grand Rapids, and a bowling alley in Grand Haven due to weight of snow. In western Michigan this is one of the heaviest snow packs in the past 3 decades. Also in the Alpena area, a roof at the Air National Guard Base at Phelps Collins Airport collapsed.
Minneapolis, MN (1993)
Temperature 11.5 degrees above normal so far in February.