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Winter Storm to Bring Snow, Some Ice From Midwest to East Sunday and St. Patrick's Day

By Chris Dolce
Published: March 16, 2014
  • Winter Storm Sunday through Monday, lingering in some locations early Tuesday.

  • Accumulating snow from the Ozarks into the Middle Atlantic States.

  • Sleet, ice accumulations possible from Missouri into Virginia, northern North Carolina

The official start of spring is less than a week away, but don't put away those snow boots and shovels just yet. Another winter storm will bring more snow and some ice from parts of the Midwest to the Middle Atlantic states through Tuesday. Winter weather advisories and winter storm warnings are posted from northern Arkansas to southern New Jersey. 

(NOW: Interactive Radar | Winter Alerts)

Below are the latest specifics for the regions that will likely see the greatest impacts. 

Midwest, Ohio Valley Snow and Ice

Background

Sunday's Forecast

Sunday's Forecast

Sunday's Forecast

Sunday's Forecast
  • Timing: Through early Monday
  • Precipitation types and locations: Light snow through early Sunday in eastern Nebraska and Iowa, shifting south to eastern Kansas and northern Missouri. Rain changing to freezing rain or sleet, then snow Sunday and Sunday night from central and southern Missouri to Kentucky, far southern parts of Illinois, Indiana and Ohio.
  • Snow accumulations: Generally less than 6 inches of snow in most areas
  • Ice/sleet accumulations: Light ice accumulations on trees and roads (particularly bridges/overpasses) from eastern Missouri to Kentucky. Parts of central/southern Missouri and Downstate Illinois may pick up over one-half inch of sleet accumulation.
  • Impacts: Poor travel conditions developing. Northeast winds gusting from 20-40 mph could lead to poor visibility, at times. Sporadic power outages are possible in ice threat area, but outages are not expected to be widespread or long-lasting.
  • Cities: Kansas City | Springfield, Mo.St. Louis | Louisville | Cincinnati

Middle Atlantic Snow and Ice Potential

Background

Sunday Night Forecast

Sunday Night Forecast

Sunday Night Forecast

Sunday Night Forecast
Background

Monday's Forecast

Monday's Forecast

Monday's Forecast

Monday's Forecast
Background

48-Hour Snowfall Forecast

48-Hour Snowfall Forecast

48-Hour Snowfall Forecast

48-Hour Snowfall Forecast
  • Timing: Sunday PM - early Tuesday
  • Precipitation types and locations: Accumulating snow in southern Pennsylvania, West Virginia, all but extreme southern Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, southern New Jersey. Some ice/sleet possible on the southern end of the precipitation zone (pink shadings on inset maps). First round of precipitation Sunday afternoon - Monday afternoon, then another lighter round possible early Tuesday, mainly as lingering freezing drizzle or light freezing rain in Virginia and North Carolina.
  • Snow accumulations: More than 6 inches of snow likely in mountainous areas of West Virginia and western Virginia. Potential for snow accumulations of 6 inches or more in parts of the I-95 corridor south of Philadelphia, including Washington, D.C.
  • Ice/sleet accumulations: Light ice accumulations on trees, roads (particularly bridges/overpasses) from southern West Virginia into southern Virginia and parts of northern North Carolina. Some sleet may mix in, at times, over southern West Virginia and southern Virginia.
  • Impacts: Poor travel conditions likely Sunday night into Monday and early Tuesday throughout the affected areas. Potential for both the Monday morning and afternoon commutes to be affected by snow in Washington, D.C., Baltimore and Philadelphia. Flight delays possible at Baltimore, Washington, D.C. airports Monday. Sporadic power outages are possible in ice threat area, but outages are not expected to be widespread or long-lasting.
  • Cities: BaltimoreWashington | Philly | Richmond | Roanoke | Greensboro

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Stay tuned to The Weather Chanel and check back with weather.com for the latest updates on this winter storm.

MORE: The Deepest Snow in All 50 States

50. Florida: 4 inches

50. Florida: 4 inches

Milton, Fla., just northeast of Pensacola, had 4 inches of snow on the ground on March 6, 1954. It all fell in one day, making it the state's heaviest one-day snowfall as well. Image: Snow in Ocala on Jan. 9, 2010. (iWitness Weather/SONBON)

  • 50. Florida: 4 inches
  • 49. Hawaii: 5 inches
  • 47. (tie) Mississippi: 18 inches
  • 47. (tie) Georgia: 18 inches
  • 46. Alabama: 22 inches
  • 45. Louisiana: 24 inches
  • 44. Delaware: 25 inches
  • 43. Arkansas: 26 inches
  • 42. South Carolina: 29 inches
  • 41. Kentucky: 31 inches
  • 40. Texas: 33 inches
  • 38. (tie) Missouri: 36 inches
  • 38. (tie) Oklahoma: 36 inches
  • 37. Kansas: 40 inches
  • 36. Illinois: 41 inches
  • 35. Rhode Island: 42 inches
  • 34. Nebraska: 44 inches
  • 31. (tie) Indiana: 47 inches
  • 31. (tie) Ohio: 47 inches
  • 31. (tie) Virginia: 47 inches
  • 30. North Carolina: 50 inches
  • 28. (tie) New Jersey: 52 inches
  • 28. (tie) Iowa: 52 inches
  • 27. Maryland: 54 inches
  • 26. Connecticut: 55 inches
  • 25. Pennsylvania: 60 inches
  • 23. (tie) West Virginia: 62 inches
  • 23. (tie) Massachusetts: 62 inches
  • 22. Tennessee: 63 inches
  • 21. North Dakota: 65 inches
  • 20. South Dakota: 73 inches
  • 19. Wisconsin: 83 inches
  • 18. Maine: 84 inches
  • 17. Minnesota: 88 inches
  • 16. Arizona: 91 inches
  • 15. New Mexico: 96 inches
  • 14. Michigan: 117 inches
  • 13. New York: 119 inches
  • 12. Wyoming: 128 inches
  • 11. Montana: 147 inches
  • 10. Vermont: 149 inches
  • 9. New Hampshire: 164 inches
  • 8. Utah: 179 inches
  • 7. Idaho: 182 inches
  • 6. Alaska: 192 inches
  • 5. Colorado: 251 inches
  • 4. Oregon: 252 inches
  • 3. Nevada: 271 inches
  • 2. Washington: 367 inches
  • 1. California: 451 inches

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