Over 62 million people affected by winter weather warnings in the United States

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More than 62 million people are subject to winter weather warnings in the Midwest and Northeast on Saturday before a storm system bringing freezing rain over the weekend. Several states in the Midwest, including Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Indiana and Michigan, are expected to experience or rain. The northeastern states included in the advisory, New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Massachusetts, New Jersey and Connecticut, will also experience ice or rain, with the exception of the Green and White Mountains where snow is found. will mix, as well as along Lakes Erie. and in Ontario, where lakefront snow will also be present. accumulations “of more than one foot” are possible downwind of the Great Lakes, as well as gusts of up to 35 mph, producing blowing snow and blowing snow. conditions could have an impact on the morning or evening journey on Monday, ”said the notice. Chicago, St. Louis, Baltimore, and Philadelphia are included in these notices. Freezing rains were expected to develop over Missouri and northern Arkansas by Saturday morning before moving to Illinois and the Ohio River Valley in the afternoon and evening. Ice build-up up to a tenth of an inch is possible in these areas. “Even freezing rain ice can become dangerous on untreated surfaces,” according to the Weather Prediction Center. Chicago’s National Weather Service warned Saturday night that many of the city’s sidewalks and parking lots were covered in ice, “and that may not be very apparent.” In Indiana, State Police Sgt. Glen Fifield wrote on Twitter on Saturday that drivers should slow down, adding that soldiers are investigating several crashes. said Fifield. “Please reconsider your need to travel to #NWI tonight as the roads are extremely slippery. Especially bridges and viaducts.” By Saturday evening to Sunday morning, this band of freezing rain is expected to move northeasterly. Slightly warmer ice accumulations are expected overnight as temperatures are expected to remain below freezing. Most places could see a tenth to a quarter inch of ice. “The cold conditions leading up to this event can make it a dangerous situation for anyone traveling during this time,” according to the National Weather Service office in Baltimore.

More than 62 million people are subject to winter weather advisories in the Midwest and Northeast on Saturday ahead of a storm system bringing freezing rain over the weekend.

Several states in the Midwest, including Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Indiana and Michigan, are expected to experience ice or rain. The northeastern states included in the advisory, New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Massachusetts, New Jersey and Connecticut, will also experience ice or rain, with the exception of the Green and White Mountains where snow is found. will mix, as well as along Lakes Erie. and in Ontario, where lakefront snow will also be present.

The mixed precipitation forecast follows a winter storm that hit the central Atlantic and the northeast, falling more than a foot in some places.

Snow accumulations “greater than a foot” are possible downwind of the Great Lakes, as well as wind gusts of up to 35 mph, producing blowing snow and blowing snow, according to the National Weather Service.

“Travel could be very difficult with a thick layer of snow on the roads and very poor visibility. The dangerous conditions could have an impact on the morning or evening journeys on Monday,” said the advisory.

Chicago, St. Louis, Baltimore, and Philadelphia are included in these notices. Freezing rains were expected to develop over Missouri and northern Arkansas by Saturday morning before moving to Illinois and the Ohio River Valley in the afternoon and evening. A tenth of an inch glaze of ice buildup is possible in these areas.

“Even freezing rain icing can become hazardous on untreated surfaces,” according to the Weather Prediction Center.

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Several states in the Midwest, including Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Indiana and Michigan, are expected to experience ice or rain.

The National Weather Service in Chicago warned As of Saturday night, many of the city’s sidewalks and parking lots were covered in ice, “and it may not be very apparent.” In Indiana, State Police Sgt. Glen Fifield wrote on Twitter on Saturday that drivers should slow down, adding that soldiers are investigating several crashes.

“Cars would have crashed like ‘ping pong balls’ at crash scenes. Once a vehicle crashes it leads to side crashes at the same location,” Fifield said. “Please reconsider your need to travel to #NWI tonight as the roads are extremely slippery. Especially bridges and viaducts.”

By Saturday night to Sunday morning, this band of freezing rain is expected to move northeast. Slightly warmer ice accumulations are expected overnight as temperatures are expected to remain below freezing. Most places could see a tenth to a quarter inch of ice.

“The cold conditions leading up to this event can make it a dangerous situation for anyone traveling during this time,” according to the National Weather Service office in Baltimore.



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