Tonight, a almost identical storm will approach, with a couple of aspects that make this storm more concerning.
All of this will change over to regular rain during the day on Tuesday.
"Visibility will be suddenly reduced to near zero at times in heavy snow and blowing snow". However, that transition will take some time. "It's going to be a messy storm, not a crippling snow storm or anything, but we are going to get some snow and ice, it won't be a case where it will warm up aggressively", Dombek said.
As of 6:30 a.m. today, the Weather Service office near Duluth International Airport recorded 6.1 inches of snow since Sunday afternoon. Even though we won't be down to freezing in DC, a little sleet on the roads could still cause some slippery spots overnight and early Monday morning.
Travel delays and bus cancellations are expected. As with last week, the condition of the neighborhood streets will likely drive this decision.
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The overnight temperature is expected to dip down to -9 C tonight, but will feel more like -19 with the wind chill.
Four to seven inches of snow and ice one-tenth to two-tenths is predicted for Orange and Sullivan counties.
"A quarter-inch? That's worst-case", Seeley said.
Let's now explain what's happening.
Now let's bring in a wedge of above freezing air aloft. The most snow will likely fall towards the Iowa border in cities like Maryville and Rock Port.
"Snowfall amounts may be higher should the switch over to freezing precipitation not occur", added the statement. Light snow and rain will continue to bubble up into southern New Jersey (maybe as far north as Interstate 195) throughout the day Monday. In Seattle, snowfall from February 3 and 4 lingered into the week as below-freezing temperatures gripped the area. The wind is predicted to increase to 20 to 30 miles per hour, increasing the threat of power outages, the advisory said. Wind could gust to 40 miles per hour. Snow will taper off to flurries on Wednesday.