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We’re currently tracking the first widespread snowstorm of the 2019-2020 winter season across the Northeast, and it couldn’t come at a less ideal time of the year with one of the biggest travel weekends upon us. A large storm system currently spreading heavy snow and severe weather across the center of the country will move east overnight and into tomorrow morning. Enough initial cold air will be in place over the Northeast that rain will become freezing rain and snow on the outer fringe of precipitation. As the sun rises on Sunday morning, moderate freezing rain will likely be falling across the entire state of Pennsylvania along with extreme western New York. By the mid-morning and early afternoon hours, steady snow will breakout from Syracuse to Albany to southern New England. By this time the quick period of freezing rain, sleet and snow across I-95 will become a cold rain.…

An already active start to the winter season will continue this week as more snow and record cold temperatures infiltrate major cities from the Midwest to the Northeast. A weak disturbance currently producing light snowfall across the northern Plains and northwestern US will slowly strengthen as it meets up with southern energy early on Monday. This will cause the region of light snowfall to expand well west, stretching from Nebraska to Michigan, where Winter Weather Advisories have been issued for several inches of accumulating snowfall. As we move into the second half of the day on Monday, steadier snow will likely break out across a more confined region from northern Illinois on eastward into much of the Ohio Valley – Plowable snow should be expected for cities like Chicago, Indianapolis, Detroit, and Cleveland. Monday night and into Tuesday, a more consolidated low pressure system will attempt to become better organized…

WeatherOptics is extremely excited to announce the acquisition of data visualization company Innovation Weather, LLC. Acquiring Innovation Weather will allow WeatherOptics to expand into a more diverse set of products, servicing businesses with both numerical and visual analyses of critical, impact-based weather data. This acquisition is crucial in order to satisfy companies that need both numerical and visual forecasts to make decisions. WeatherOptics was founded by Scott Pecoriello in 2010 and began servicing businesses in the private sector in 2016. Since getting involved with historical data analysis, WeatherOptics has proven to be an effective, fast-growing data analytics company that is actively changing the way businesses think and react to the weather. The New York City based startup has achieved this by creating algorithms that translate raw weather data into impact-based information. Innovation Weather, LLC has developed numerous algorithms for a variety of meteorologically-dependent industries. They have worked to revolutionize the…