Winter storm watch issued for weekend

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According to The Weather Channel, an area of low pressure has developed in the plains and is expected to move toward the southern Appalachia region by Saturday night.

Virginia was hit with a nor'easter earlier in the week, seeing as little as 2 inches of snow in some areas and up to 11 inches in the city of Staunton. Overnight temperatures just below freezing were expected to cause some icy conditions Friday morning.

A snowy first week of spring will continue into this weekend for Madison County.

The fourth nor'easter to pound the northeastern United States in three weeks dumped more than a foot of snow in some places and left at least three people dead in NY. "When we get large amounts of snow, especially when it's heavy, wet snow, the gates become very ineffective". On Wednesday, a woman died when a van overturned in a weather-related crash.

What spring? Winter storm headed to south-central Minnesota Friday, Saturday
Winter storm watch issued for weekend

In Westchester County, over 10 inches has been reported in White Plains. An ample supply of moist air had been lifted to the colder levels of the atmosphere, where snow formed speedily. Among the results of that storm was a reunion held every few years at the Becker farm and sawmill north of Garrison, where several travelers spent a couple of days while waiting for snow plows to clear the roads.

Snow accumulations of 4 to 6 inches are expected in parts of Montana, NWS said.

Bands of heavy snow dropped at least 20.1 inches of snow in Patchogue, with much of Nassau and Suffolk seeing a foot. Take breaks, and stay hydrated.

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