Most of the country is experiencing a warm start to the week, which would usually be an early sign of spring. But it’s a tease.
Another low-pressure system is brewing over the southern plains. This low will track across the middle of the country, bringing colder air, rain and snow to parts of the Midwest and the Northeast.
The system will begin Tuesday by dropping a rain and snow mix over Nebraska and Iowa. From there, the low takes a slight dip to the south and the rain and snow mixture continue their path Wednesday morning into parts of Missouri, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio. At the end of the day, the low moves into New England and the rest of the Northeast.
Snowfall totals will range between a light dusting in areas where temperatures will be more favorable to a rain-snow mix all the way up to a foot or a foot and a half in a few isolated places in the Northeast. The heaviest band of snow will span from northeast Ohio to eastern Maine.
Don’t expect this snow to last long, though. Shortly after the snow falls, most forecast models are hinting at warmer air returning by the weekend.
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