The warning takes effect at 10 p.m. Monday, but things are expected to pick up Tuesday where sleet is expected in the morning followed by rain and then more sleet after 3 p.m.
Those counties could see 7 to 13 inches of snow, mixed with sleet, the Weather Service said. Areas of fog after 3am.
The National Weather Service forecasts Phoenix will have highs of 89 on Tuesday and 92 on Wednesday, above the previous records of 84 and 88 degrees, respectively. It’s hard to believe we’ll go from sub-zero temperatures to heavy rain and 50s in the span of 36 hours!
From Sunday night through Monday afternoon, Meigs was elevated to a Level 2 snow emergency back to a Level 1, which is decided upon by the Meigs County Sheriff’s Office.
Police say a trooper and two other people were on the median of Route 288 in Chesterfield County outside Richmond on Monday evening when they were hit by a vehicle, throwing one person into a nearby firefighter. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible. Ice has formed over the snow and we expect about a tenth to quarter of an inch of ice from the freezing rain before temperatures slowly climb above 32F.
Rupert, W. Va., topped the charts with 15 inches, the weather service reported.
1 to 2 inches of rain is possible.
Forecasters have said thunderstorms are expected to develop as a cold front approaches central Alabama, and heavy rain could cause localized flooding throughout the region.
Icy rain and snow mixes are set to pound the Northeast and mid-Atlantic after spreading aross the Midwest.
Rising temperatures are expected to lead to rain, which will continue through Tuesday.
Police in Virginia reported at least three traffic fatalities on roads slickened by snow and sleet.
By midnight Tuesday night, most of the nasty weather from this storm will be pulling out across the northern part of the state.
Roads were also closed in North Carolina, the Weather Channel said, where travel was slow and unsafe.
Tuesday, the wintry mix continues before 9 a.m., then a chance of rain after 4 p.m. Cloudy, with a high near 43.
“It will be very treacherous and icy for this morning’s commute”, Western Mass News Meteorologist Don Maher said.
Friday: A 40 percent chance of snow showers after 1pm.
The worst conditions in the Lehigh Valley are likely during the midday hours as the storm system overspreading the region pulls north. The tremendous amount of moisture and high winds will make travel hazardous in Washington D.C., Baltimore, Philadelphia, and New York City.