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Late-Week Snow Potential from Indiana to New England

Storm could spread snow, wintry mix, slippery travel from Midwest to the East
Jan. 22, 2013
The combination of lingering arctic air and two merging storms has the potential to spread a swath of snow, wintry mix and slippery travel from the Midwest to the East Thursday into Friday.

Essentially the area spanning I-70 to I-80 in the Midwest to the central Appalachians has the potential for a light to moderate snowfall and the associated travel delays.

Cities that may be in the path of the snowfall include St. Louis, Chicago, Indianapolis, Columbus, Ohio, Pittsburgh and Morgantown, W.Va.

Along the I-64 corridor in the Midwest, a wintry mix could bring locally slippery conditions in Louisville, Ky., Cincinnati, Ohio, and Charleston, W.Va.

Along the East Coast, the area from Washington, D.C., to Philadelphia and central New Jersey could be in for anything from a period of snow to a wintry mix Thursday night into Friday.

The area from New York City to Boston has a chance at several hours of steady snow or just flurries. How much snow and wintry mix falls will depend on how quickly the storm strengthens upon nearing the coast.

A storm system moving offshore will bring locally heavy snow to part of eastern New England Monday night into Tuesday.

Colder air will have been around for a few days ahead of the late-week storm. As a result the snow and wintry mix has a greater potential to adhere to paved and concrete surfaces, raising the risk of slippery conditions and travel delays.

The arctic air is already unleashing locally heavy lake-effect snow even in areas missed by the path of the general storms this week.

Senior meteorologist Kristina Pydynowski has more on the snowy and colder week for much of the region.

A weaker storm could bring snow showers, even a coating of snow from Washington, D.C., to Philadelphia Wednesday night into Thursday morning.

AccuWeather.com will have further updates on the potential for snow with the Thursday/Friday storm as the week progresses.

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Ugh! And I moved from Western NY to Philly to get AWAY from the deep snows. We've had 3 record breaking storms since I've been here. I'm beginning to take it personally! Lay in the grub and hunker down with some heavy blankets!

January 23 2013 at 1:30 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

Gosh if some people die from the storm, they will outlaw storms...... only on the left.....

January 22 2013 at 7:15 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
1 reply to mandmjlrscvca's comment

Target and Walmart has some good deals on Brains. Go buy one.

January 22 2013 at 10:14 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
1 reply to emailsinna's comment

I believe that's what mandmjlrscvca's comment was saying those who are for gun control should do... Taking away guns will stop killing no more than storms will stop raging through the land.

January 23 2013 at 12:30 AM Report abuse rate up rate down

Sweet! It is January, bring it on!!

January 22 2013 at 7:09 PM Report abuse +2 rate up rate down Reply
1 reply to ccdae5's comment

I know right, IT WINTER TIME, It usually does sonw in winter time, Global warming morons forget this FACT!

January 23 2013 at 7:25 AM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply

i cant believe all of the bad things are happening under obamas watch..school shootings floods higher taxes higher prices at any store..food stamps rapes pillaging murders aliens gangs racists black panthers at the polls the country has never been more divided........imagine if bush were in office,,

January 22 2013 at 4:27 PM Report abuse -1 rate up rate down Reply
5 replies to donbro2's comment

wow.hope it doesnt snow

January 22 2013 at 4:24 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply

Some people appreciate the weather details regardless of the forecast. Thousands of truck drivers especially... Yes global warming is real you idiots. Obama did not discover this. This is a weather update, not a political forum. The election is over, GET OVER IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

January 22 2013 at 4:12 PM Report abuse +5 rate up rate down Reply


January 22 2013 at 4:04 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
1 reply to mgconcristo's comment

This is a part of global warming. And stop yelling.

January 22 2013 at 7:16 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply

well it has been to warm and far to dry here in the DC area for the past couple years for any significant snow. we need it. it has barely rained too...

January 22 2013 at 4:01 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply

Why the fuss, It is winter after all. What a bunch of whiners about a little cold and snow.

January 22 2013 at 3:56 PM Report abuse +2 rate up rate down Reply

Haven't you heard? Global warming causes SNOW! GW is real, but it seems to be a natural phenomenon. Temperatures hae increased here on Earth, but also on Mars. On Mars it ain't the SUV's or Algore's private jet!

January 22 2013 at 3:55 PM Report abuse -1 rate up rate down Reply
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