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Another Round of Snow Headed for the Interior Northeast Wednesday
Published: January 9, 2019
More snow will fall in parts of upstate New York and northern New England from an area of low pressure that will intensify over the region through Wednesday.
This weather system has already brought wintry weather to the Northeast and northern Great Lakes since Monday.
Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, received 15.3 inches of snow on Monday. A light glaze of ice coated parts of interior Pennsylvania, including Altoona and Harrisburg, late Monday night.
Three-hundredths of an inch of ice accretion from freezing rain was measured as far south as White Plains Airport in New York's lower Hudson Valley early Tuesday morning. Guilford, Maine, reported 5 inches of snow late Tuesday afternoon.
Winter storm warnings and watches and winter weather advisories have been issued by the National Weather Service across portions of the interior Northeast, New England, the central Appalachians and the Great Lakes.
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Below is a closer look at the forecast.
- The strengthening low-pressure system will bring snow and gusty winds to parts of upstate New York and northern New England. Heavier snowfall rates are possible from this round of snow.
- Behind that low-pressure system, lake-effect snow will likely impact the typical Great Lakes snowbelts in central and western New York, northwestern Pennsylvania, northeastern Ohio and northern and western Michigan.
- Gusty winds will also affect much of the Northeast, even in areas where there is no rain or snow.
Through Wednesday, additional snowfall of 6 inches or more are possible in the higher terrain of Vermont, northern New Hampshire and northern Maine. Up to a foot of snow is possible in northern Maine.
Some heavier totals from lake-effect snow are possible in New York's Tug Hill Plateau east of Lake Ontario, the Chautauqua Ridge in southwestern New York and extreme northwestern Pennsylvania.
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