The storm hammering areas from Colorado to Nebraska with near-blizzard conditions will fade before reaching the northern Plains, Great Lakes and Northeast.
The storm responsible for over 2 feet of snow in parts of Colorado and severe thunderstorms farther south will mature over the Plains.
A push of dry air from the northern Plains to New England will prevent the storm from taking a traditional northeastward path.
Instead, a diminishing area of precipitation will reach areas from the Ohio Valley states to the mid-Atlantic over the weekend.
Heavy snow that reaches into Iowa tonight will become a generally light wintry mix over northern Illinois (including the Chicago area) and a bit of rain in central Indiana (around Indianapolis) and southern Ohio spanning Saturday.
A bit of rain will streak eastward over the Virginias, Maryland and the Delmarva Peninsula Saturday night into Sunday (including Baltimore-Washington, D.C.).
It is possible that the air is cold enough to support an accumulation of snow or a wintry mix in the mountains of the northern part of the Virginias and western Maryland.
There could be a few drops of rain, wet snowflakes and a dash of sleet from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia.
Dry weather is in store for the swath from Huron, Fargo, Minneapolis, Milwaukee, Detroit, Cleveland, Buffalo, New York City, Hartford and Boston.
Snow and spotty ice will swing across parts of the central and northern Plains to the Upper Midwest as November ends and December begins.
After the brief shot of chilly air this past weekend, the month of December will start out mild across the Northeast.
December will begin with a roar across the Northwest as rounds of rain, mountain snow and even ice are in store this week.
The reprieve from heavy rain across southern India will not last with the threat for flooding downpours set to return for the final day of November.
Tens of thousands will gather in rainy and mild conditions at 30 Rockefeller Plaza in New York City on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015, for the 83rd annual Christmas tree lighting.
Studies show that heart attacks increase in December and January each year.
Huntington, WV (1985)
First November on record with no snow.
Minneapolis, MN (1991)
A total of 46.9 inches of snow during November 1991 established a new all-time record for any month.
Buffalo, NY (2001)
The month was the mildest, most snow-free Novembers in history. There was not a flake of snow the entire month, which was the first time since records were kept.