The familiar beat of snow and rain goes on in the West, the arctic chill continues in the Midwest and the rough ride continues in the Northeast. RC
The near record breaking action over the weekend in the region carries on this week. Over a foot of snow is possible today for mountain ranges in all of the western states and the lower elevations should see decent rainfall. As this system moves out early Tuesday, look for another one by late afternoon bringing along more of the same. Highs mid teens to mid 20's in the mountains.
The big concern in the region today is bitterly cold temps and strong winds combining with lake effect snow. Areas south and east of the Great Lakes could see another 6 to 12 inches before things quiet down early Tuesday. The break is short lived though as another system is due in late Tuesday afternoon. Look for highs mid teens to mid 20's.
After another night of snow, things start off cold and clear in the region this morning. As we move towards afternoon through, the clouds return and more snow is in the forecast for Monday evening. Southern Minnesota, Chicago and parts of Wisconsin should see snow as the day begins on Tuesday. This system also has the potential to bring ice to parts of Indiana and Ohio, which could add to an already ruff weather situation. Highs are on the chilly side with single digits for the northern states and mid 20's for the southern states.