The weather service predicted that as the snow storm moves east, evening commuters in the St. Louis area will have to deal with snow, sleet and freezing rain during rush hour, particularly in the Interstate 44 and 64 corridor.
Rain and blustery weather from Wednesday, Dec. 18, through Friday, Dec. 20, could affect commuters, the National Weather Service said in its forecast. Once again this is a southern New England storm, as have been several this season so far.
Some areas north of I-84 in Dutchess and Litchfield counties could see between 4 and 6 inches of snowfall.
"If it comes Monday night into Tuesday morning, it could cause some issues for the morning commute on Tuesday", he said. Snow accumulations here could top a couple inches. A second round of snow is expected to be mixed with ice today in that area with additional snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches, with total storm accumulations ranging from 6 to 10 inches.
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The Hudson Valley is under a Winter Weather Advisory as the region braces for a wintry mix to hit starting Monday evening. The forecast calls for a wintry mix in counties under the advisory and light snow in lakeshore counties. The greatest tornado threat will be late Monday afternoon into the evening for cities such as Baton Rouge, Louisiana; and Hattiesburg and Jackson, Mississippi.
Tuesday is forecast to have Rain or freezing rain, becoming all rain after 9 a.m.
Daytime highs will be in the mid- to upper 40s, with overnight temperatures in the low 40s.
Thursday, Dec. 19 will be sunny and very cold, with a high temperature only in the mid 20s. That will continue through early Sunday afternoon (before it moves to the east) then transitions to flurries by late afternoon.