Northeast Digging Out; Midwest Is Next
And the Midwest is next.
The mammoth blizzard that broke records in some areas left its heavy footprint in place Sunday. Temperatures topping off only in the low to mid-30s were too low to melt the piles of snow.
President Obama announced a state of emergency in Connecticut, which got some of the heaviest snowfall. The city of Hamden had a whopping 40 inches.
“Tomorrow the melting will begin as temperatures climb into the 40s,” said CNN Meteorologist Alexandra Steele. “But it will come with some issues.”
Expect a messy commute Monday morning in hard-hit Boston with a mix of rain and snow, she said.
…trouble now brews for northern Midwest states.
A major winter storm will bring heavy snow and strong winds from northeast Colorado to central Minnesota from Sunday into Monday, the National Weather Service said. Eastern South Dakota could see more than a foot of snow and 50 mph winds, “creating whiteout conditions,” the weather agency said.