"Freezing rain will be the initial threat for portions of Pennsylvania and NY, as well as the Central Appalachians.Snowfall amounts in the Northeast are now forecast to be 4 to 8 inches from parts of NY, southern Vermont and New Hampshire, and MA through Sunday night, with more expected on Monday".
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. - Another round of the holiday storm is heading to Lake Tahoe Saturday afternoon.
At the intermediate elevations from 2,500 feet to 5,000 feet, a quick meltdown of the snow combined with rain could cause streams and short-run rivers to surge out of their banks early next week.
Airlines for America, the airline trade industry's trade group, expects 31.1 million passengers to take to the skies Sunday. Minneapolis may get 6 to 9 inches of snow and 40 miles per hour wind gusts. In both areas, some ice accumulation is expected. It will be freezing rain and high winds for parts of the Ohio Valley, and showers and thunderstorms along the Gulf Coast and into the Southeast.
The Mt. Baldy Fire Department reported 10 inches of snow at the altitude of 5,000 feet on Mt. Baldy.
SATURDAY: Rainy weather will continue through the daytime on Saturday with temperatures in the mid 30's in Eau Claire. That's 1.6 million more travelers than 2018 and the second-highest number for the holiday week since the association started tracking the data in 2000, the AAA said. This will help to change the cold rain over to wintry mix then some snow.
Much of Thursday is likely to be free from rain and snow in California. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
The snowfall was expected to end by Sunday in the Twin Cities and Duluth.
Heavy snow is expected in Berkshire County beginning 11 a.m. Sunday morning lasting through 7 a.m. Tuesday. In several counties, between one and three inches of snow are expected, and ice accumulation up to two-tenths of an inch is possible. Through the process of cyclogenesis, a coastal storm will from at the expense of the earlier surface low, wrapping cold air around itself while generating moderate to heavy precipitation.