The Mid-Atlantic and Northeast should expect heavy wet snow tonight through Friday. Areas east of the Interstate 95 corridor may be spared from seeing quite as much snow, but will see more in the way of sleet and even some coastal flooding.
Governors Terry McAuliffe and Martin O’Malley have both declared a State of Emergency for their respective states, and residents are loading up on food, water, toilet paper, shampoo, and soap. Find out what else you’ll need to be prepared for this winter storm.
This frigid winter storm is coming together across the Southeast today, where it is already generating a nightmare of ice and snow from central Georgia into the Carolinas. As this system jumps off the Carolina coast early Thursday, it’ll develop into a major coastal storm.
Winter Storm Warnings stretch from North Carolina to Vermont including Charlotte, Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Philadelphia and New York, with Winter Storm Watches and Winter Weather Advisories flanking the eastern and western side of the warnings from eastern Kentucky to Maine.
The biggest question remains the exact track of the storm, as this will determine what will fall, and how much of it.
Current forecast projections indicate that it will produce the heaviest snow west of the Interstate 95 corridor stretching from the Shenandoah Valley of west-central Virginia northeast into northern Virginia, central Maryland, and south-central and southeastern Pennsylvania, southern New York, and western New England. Get weather details from WeatherBug Meteorologists
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The WeatherBug – Earth Networks Team