Winter storm brings snow from the great lakes to the Appalachians and rain, wind to the east coast | The Weather Channel – Articles about the weather channel


  • A strong low-pressure system will affect the East earlier this week.
  • The snow covers the Great Lakes, the Ohio Valley, and the Appalachians.
  • A whip is soaking on the east coast.

A winter storm will affect the Great Lakes, Ohio Valley, and Appalachian Islands with snow accumulating at the beginning of the week, while the East Coast will also be accompanied by whip soaking.

This weather system was named The Weather Channel by Winter Storm Dane.

The construction of this storm involves the strengthening of low-pressure areas in the Appalachian Islands and the Northeast region. On the western wing of the storm, wind-induced snowfall is expected in parts of the Great Lakes, Ohio Valley, and Appalachian Islands. The light air in front of the system means you will see rain, gusts of wind and some heavy thunderstorms on the east coast.

Winter storm warnings and winter weather advice have been issued by the National Meteorological Service for the winter side of this storm. This includes the southern parts of the Great Lakes in the Ohio Valley and the Appalachian Islands.

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Winter weather alerts

(From the National Meteorological Service.)

Here’s a look at what to expect.

Monday forecast

The cold side of the storm leads to a change from snow or rain to snow from the southern Great Lakes and the Ohio Valley to the Appalachian Islands, all the way south to the Smoky Mountains. Rain falls to the east, Monday in western Pennsylvania and southwestern New York.

Strong winds accompany the snow, especially along the shores of the Great Lakes and over the Appalachian Islands.

Snow powders can fly in the air to either southern or northern Georgia, later on Monday or Monday.

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Current radar, clocks and alerts

(Hours and warnings are issued by the National Meteorological Service.)

Heavy rainfall is expected in the East to the North, all the way to the North of New England. This rain may be accompanied by strong gusts of wind, especially from the mid-Atlantic to the New England coast. This can cause scattered power outages and / or damage to trees in the spots.

Any embedded thunderstorm can also cause harmful gusts of wind or isolated tornadoes from the central part of the Florida Peninsula to the central Atlantic coast and the south of New England.

Significant lakeside floods and rumbling waves affect areas on the southern shores of Lake Michigan, especially in northwestern and far southwestern Indiana.

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Monday forecast

(White lines are lines of equal air pressure, known as isobars. Where isobars formed closed circles near the east coast, they indicate where the surface low-pressure center may be on Monday, according to forecast models.)

Tuesday forecast

With the arrival of Tuesday in December, the strong lows will continue in eastern Canada.

Wind whipped by the wind probably stretches from the east of the Great Lakes to the upper Ohio Valley and the Appalachian Islands. The snow may fall more or less south or southeast of the Great Lakes. This lake-like snow in the eastern Great Lakes lasts until Wednesday.

Most of the rain should be in New England or near the East Coast on Tuesday.

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Tuesday forecast

(White lines are lines of equal barometric pressure, known as isobars. Where isobars formed closed circles near the east coast, they indicate where the surface low-pressure center may be on Tuesday, according to forecast models.)

How much snow, rain?

In some parts of the Ohio Valley and the Great Lakes, this will be the heaviest snowfall of the season so far.

The total value of snow can be at least 6 inches in northeastern Ohio, northwestern Pennsylvania, and southwestern New York State. There may even be snow at the locations of the lake-effect straps, especially in larger terrain areas. Traveling through the Interstate 90 Corridor can become difficult from Monday to Tuesday through areas near Cleveland, Erie, Pennsylvania, and Buffalo, New York.

Accumulating snow is also expected in the Appalachian Islands to Tennessee, western North Carolina, and northeastern Georgia. This can also lead to treacherous journeys, especially in the mountains by Monday night as temperatures drop below freezing, leading to some icy stretches on the roads.

Lake-like snow can also result in 6 inches or more in northwestern Indiana and far southwestern Michigan by Tuesday.

Much of the east coast should fall with a centimeter of rain. The rapid movement of the cold front should prevent excessive flooding of precipitation, although flooding of typical problems in urban areas can be expected.

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