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Snow to Accompany Return of Cold in East, Midwest

Still more chilly precipitation in the forecast for next week
Sunday, February 23, 2014

As in this wintry file photo, snow is once again in the forecast for Philadelphia and other East Coast cities. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Frigid arctic air looks to make a return to the Northeast and Midwest this week following some of the warmest weather the regions have had so far this year, but the colder weather will not return alone.

A series of quick-hitting storms will bring several opportunities for snow across the regions, including the cities of New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Cleveland and Boston.

Although communities may receive a quick coating to an inch or two from the storms through Tuesday, it does not appear like any of them will bring a substantial amount of snowfall like the nor'easter did nearly two weeks ago.

The first of these fast-tracking storms will pass over the mid-Atlantic and southern New England on Sunday night followed by the first shot of cold air for Monday.

Due to the recent stretch of mild temperatures, precipitation will likely start off as or mix with rain in many locations before changing over to snow.

Even if the snow does not accumulate on roadways, it may still lead to slick travel for motorists where the snow initially melts before temperatures dip below freezing. This could result in areas of black ice for the Monday morning commute.

Another weak system looks to track over the Ohio Valley and mid-Atlantic on Tuesday, bringing the chance for another coating to an inch of snow to Detroit, Cleveland, Columbus and Pittsburgh.

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Wednesday will bring some big changes to both the Midwest and Northeast as a third storm begins to take shape, possibly bringing the most snow out of all three systems.

It is still unclear the exact path that the storm will take. The closer the storm tracks to the East Coast, the greater the likelihood for disruptive snow along the I-95 corridor.

However, there is still the chance that the storm tracks farther out to sea, bringing very little snow to residents of the Northeast.

While folks along the East Coast will be monitoring the threat of snow for midweek, those in the Midwest will begin to experience the next surge of arctic air due to the polar vortex.

Despite the track of the midweek snowstorm, this blast of polar air is poised to reach the Northeast by Thursday and remaining in place through the rest of the week.

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jmg62

OK? - Who decided to put the East Coast HERE?

February 24 2014 at 3:02 AM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
pem

I'm glad I'm off to Florida! I leave on Thurs. and hope the I-95 corridor is clear by then.

February 24 2014 at 1:22 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
juliana

Now they're saying this cold and snow is going to go into March ! I thought we'd finally get some relief b/c March is next week.

February 24 2014 at 12:03 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
sandy

hoground still wrong

February 23 2014 at 10:23 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
jybingdownwind

1" of snow -- everybody PANIC!!!!!!

February 23 2014 at 9:53 PM Report abuse +2 rate up rate down Reply
oldslori

I don't know what the big deal is about the weather, it's winter sometimes it's cold, sometimes it snow's sometimes it does nothing, it's what has been happening for as long as we've been keeping track of the weather.

February 23 2014 at 9:45 PM Report abuse +3 rate up rate down Reply
JOE

Again, don't know what to say besides I am still not sure what the attraction is for the East Coast ??
Will remain on the West - (What Jimmy Fallon should have done with the Tonight Show) !!
Take my chances with earthquakes, etc. and play in Hermosa Beach all year long and observe all of the Beautiful Women in their Bikini Floss Suits..

Enjoy the Seasons You'all !

February 23 2014 at 9:12 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
johnpegwharton

I have a feeling someone needs to really look at these maps.
Your leading statement says "More snow for Midwest".
Please show me a Midwestern state on either of these maps.
More false lead-in by the Weekenders running HUFF.

February 23 2014 at 9:04 PM Report abuse +4 rate up rate down Reply
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jmg62

I think they must've fallen off with JOE's earthquakes while he was watching the bikini floss disappear and his imagination went along with it.

February 24 2014 at 3:07 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
happycat0007

is everyone posting drunk?

February 23 2014 at 8:57 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
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JOHNNIES ZOO

The earth has experienced climate change since the beginning of time. If you don't believe that go look for a dinosaur. By the way over 90% of all species that have ever been on earth are now extent so you doomsday believers better stick your head in a hole and scream.

February 23 2014 at 7:49 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
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Brenda Bell

careful there....be really careful when speaking of GODS imminent WRATH,,peel those scales off your eye balls and maybe those tickling ears will stop itching too and then you can start to see and hear the TRUTH ,,Almighty GOD is Revealing everything HE can so far,,HEs coming,,I would not want to be you with your lack of biblical knowledge ,,,The Beginning of wisdom is the FEAR of God ys might want to think twice about your doomsday myth,,ITS NOT ,,Like I said Be careful,,GBY,,

February 23 2014 at 8:30 PM Report abuse -1 rate up rate down Reply
2 replies to Brenda Bell's comment
JOHNNIES ZOO

And the true Children of God say come Lord. I have no idea what you are trying to say, but you don't know me or my beliefs. I know the truth, and all I can say is, come.

February 23 2014 at 8:43 PM Report abuse rate up rate down
bwess8

Well then have a big cup of Jonestown punch and relax, right.
GET REAL.

February 23 2014 at 9:32 PM Report abuse -1 rate up rate down
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