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Lake-effect snow finally starts to die down early this morning, but the frigid cold that helped usher it in is here to stay. However, the main story on everyone’s mind is the upcoming winter storm that will drop heavy snow and ice across the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic this weekend. Welcome to the Friday edition of your Morning Briefing, where we’ll give you a quick rundown on everything you need to know weather-wise, every weekday morning. Let’s begin. Lingering Lake-Effect Snow: It’s probably lucky that most of the Northeast won’t see snow with this upcoming storm due to the widespread lake-effect snow that has been falling over the region for the last few days. This snowfall will finally come to an end this morning, with a few lingering showers downwind of Lakes Erie and Ontario expected until the afternoon.From Wednesday night, over a foot has fallen over some parts of the…

Ice turns to snow by this afternoon, while temperatures continue to drop towards and below freezing into the weekend. Meanwhile, we continue to track updates on this weekend’s incoming storm that could bring heavy precipitation to the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast. Welcome to the Wednesday edition of your Morning Briefing, where we’ll give you a quick rundown on everything you need to know weather-wise, every weekday morning. Let’s begin. Ice in Interior Northeast Followed by Widespread Lake-Effect Snow: Widespread snowfall from low pressure exiting the region, as well as moderate lake-effect snow, will blanket much of the region by the end of the day Thursday.Icy/mixed precipitation will likely switch all the way over to snow, especially further west, by early this afternoon. Closer to the coast, freezing rain, sleet, and rain will stick around for a bit longer, not quite moving out of the region until early Thursday morning. Ice accumulations…

There will be several rounds of rain, snow, and ice across the Northeast this week as temperatures cool rapidly. Still, these bouts of lake-effect snow and showers are only precursors to a potentially heavier snow storm this weekend. Welcome to the Tuesday edition of your Morning Briefing, where we’ll give you a quick rundown of everything you need to know weather-wise, every weekday morning. Let’s jump right in. Significant Interior Northeast Snow: Creeping in from the Great Lakes this morning is a the first system in a while that will bring significant snowfall to the Interior Northeast through Thursday. Winter weather advisories have already been issued across most of the region until early this morning further south and west, or, until later this afternoon further north and east.A mix of snow, ice, and rain is expected throughout the day, with ice accumulations of less than 0.1″ likely. A surge of…