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Heavy Rain & Snow Target the Northeast into the Weekend

26 Nov 2021, 9:15 pm

An area of low pressure is moving through New England bringing high dollar snow totals to the mountains! Even lower elevations are doing well with snowfall thanks to Lake-Effect and Lake-Enhanced showers.

Alerts

Winter storm warnings have been issued for numerous locations, mainly in the higher elevations for heavy snow. Lake effect snow could also be heavy at times, prompting the alerts for the eastern shores of the Great Lakes. Snow totals are expected to top 6-12″ in the mountains of New England.

Timing

Snow could continue to fall well into early Saturday across northern New England, tapering for areas north of the Mass Pike. A few lake effect snow showers will be ongoing through Western New York into Saturday morning.

By the mid- morning hours most of us will be dry, and see an increase in sunshine too!

Accumulations

The rain accumulations look to 1″.  The snow forecast looks to be heaviest in the mountains of New England, though light snow may fall as far south as Connecticut. Lake effect snow is expected to top 6-11 inches east of lake Erie.

Temperature Impact

There will be 10 to 15 degree temperature drops behind the front leading into the weekend, with the coldest air locked up into the northern half of New England.

Keep checking back for updates here and on-air during the East forecast at :10 past the hour, every hour, 24 hours a day.

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Meteorologist Jesse Kelley is excited to join the talented staff at Weather Nation. Jesse spent most of his childhood in Birmingham, Alabama. The state of Alabama is prone to seeing various types of weather from severe thunderstorms, tornadoes, hurricanes, and winter weather. For college, Jesse attended the University of South Alabama where he received his degree in Broadcast Meteorology along wit... Load Moreh minors in Math and Geography. From Alabama, Jesse started his broadcast television working three years at KAVU-TV in Victoria. Recently, he finished a stint in Shreveport, LA. Jesse and his wife are looking forward to making the Rocky Mountains and Colorado home. If you would like to follow me, you can follow me on Twitter @JesseKelleywx and on Facebook at Meteorologist Jesse Kelley.

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