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Our active start to Winter 2019-2020 will continue this week with a new storm system set to bring snow, sleet and freezing rain from St. Louis to Boston and down towards the I-95 corridor. The storm we’re tracking is currently bringing steady snow and a bag of mixed precipitation to the center of the country, with St. Louis in the thick of it this afternoon. Heavy rain and severe storms sparking up to the south – Where the threat for tornadoes is high this afternoon and evening – Will continue pushing north and east today and tonight. Enough cold air in place to the north will turn this batch of heavy precipitation from wet to frozen. A thin strip of snow and freezing rain will move across Illinois, Indiana and Ohio where a few inches of snowfall will be possible later today and tonight. The bulk of our storm system…

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…