Generally, 3 to 6 inches of snowfall is expected for much of the region. Roads across the state are some combination of snowy, slushy, and/or wet. There could also be snow and sleet accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Then comes the more significant storm on Tuesday, Feb. 12. And snow will continue to fall through Tuesday morning, intensifying from about 10 a.m. onward.
We are now entering the relative "lull" period of this storm system. Far southern Iowa is expected to deal with a mix of freezing rain and sleet before it changes over to snow late. "It is possible that we could see some ice accumulation of up to 0.10". Unfortunately for those of us that have had enough of Old Man Winter, this may not be our only weather headache this week as yet another storm could provide additional snowfall by late Thursday into early Friday.
The National Weather Service (NWS) advises it only takes a small amount of wintry precipitation to make roads, bridges, sidewalks and parking lots icy and risky.
-Winter Weather Advisory. from Midnight Tuesday to 1 a.m. Wednesday for Morris and Warren counties.
Because of how unprepared Seattle was for recent weather, some have jokingly labelled the recent storms as Seattle's "Snowpocalypse" or "Snowmageddon" on social media.
The snow is expected to taper off to flurries on Wednesday. East wind will be at 7 to 10 miles per hour. Temperatures will remain cold and below average throughout the week.
Our next storm system is a mainly-rain-maker arriving on Friday. While the storm still remains more than 24 hours out, forecasters predict the North Shore and towns west of 495 have the best chance of exceeding 4 inches of snow by the time things are all said and done with this storm.
Dan Zarrow is Chief Meteorologist for Townsquare Media New Jersey.