At around midday or early afternoon, the snow will transition over to sleet and then change to freezing rain, ending with rain at the tail end of the storm. Unsafe travel conditions will exist with slick and eventually snow-covered roads/highways. TUESDAY: Cloudy with snow likely, some fz. drizzle/sleet mixes in south.High: 33.Wind: Bec.
A low pressure system over the Southern Plains States may intensify into a storm as it tracks over Southern Ontario. Wednesday is expected to be mostly sunny, but a chance of rain and snow will return on Thursday afternoon and continue through Friday. It was expected to taper off in time for the Monday morning commute in the Seattle area, but another storm bringing snow and the potential for freezing rain was on tap. "There may be a significant impact on rush hour traffic in urban areas", reads the warning. Based on the current guidance, the heaviest snow will fall from eastern portions of Manitoulin Island northeast to just south of North Bay. "Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery".
Foothill locations may also see higher totals of snow over three inches and rivers and streams are likely to rise in parts of California from the combination of rain and melting snow. Winter weather advisories and storm watches line the coast from Virginia to ME as well through the Midwest into the Great Lakes.
-Winter Weather Advisory. from Midnight Tuesday to 1 a.m. Wednesday for Morris and Warren counties.
Winter storm warnings are issued when multiple types of severe winter weather are expected to occur together.