Snow is expected to reach the Metro-Boston area between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. This weather will impact travel and could cause slippery conditions.
The Twin Cities is expected to see additional snowfall of 4 to 9 inches - highest in the north metro, lowest in the south - as some sleet and rain mix in with the snow during the day Saturday. Only rain is expected for South Jersey. How damaging the ice storm is will depend on whether the primary form of precipitation is sleet or freezing rain.
"North of the low, heavy snow is forecast to spread across the Northern/Central Plains and Upper Mississippi Valley today and tonight, ending there on Sunday". Because the thermal profile with this storm, especially on the southern side of the system, will be iffy since it is so early in the season, a mixed bag of precipitation will be likely there.
Portions of Northern California and Nevada are under winter storm watches or warnings, with NWS Sacramento saying that "travel is highly discouraged" between Saturday morning and Monday evening. NY will see up to 2 inches of snowfall each hour on Sunday and Monday, it said, making for risky roads as the snow piles on. But cold air is likely to come into the area during Monday, bringing a change in accumulation to snow.More news: Hillsborough stadium disaster: Police Commander not guilty of manslaughter
MA residents will get to enjoy a sun-filled Saturday before plowable snow moves into the region.
Sunday, expected to be a historically busy day for U.S. airlines, will see an anticipated 3.1 million passengers, according to Airlines for America, an airline trade organization.
A powerful storm making its way east from California is expected to bring intensifying snow and ice to the Midwest during the year's busiest travel weekend.
And as the storm moves east, travel into and out of East Coast destinations such as New York, Connecticut and MA on Sunday evening may be affected. The map covers 7 p.m. Saturday through 1 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3. A new storm in California was also expected to bring rain, gusty winds and several feet of mountain snow during the weekend. Snow will arrive Monday, according to EPAWA.More news: Africa to Play a Big Role in Bitcoin Revolution: Square CEO Dorsey
Ahead of the anticipated snow, American Airlines announced that it was issuing travel waivers for passengers traveling Sunday and Monday on flights to and from New York's John F. Kennedy and LaGuardia airports as well as Newark and the airline's hub in Philadelphia.
An initial round of snow from early Saturday caused hard travel across much of Minnesota.
Details: WeatherWorks predicted earlier Saturday morning that North Jersey would get wintry mix around Sunday afternoon. A small possibility of freezing rain is possible during the transition from snow to a wintry mix. The channel, however, did not specify exact snowfall totals for the region along the Northeast coast.More news: Zorc sure Sancho won't push for the January exit of Dortmund