Excessive rainfall is possible on Tuesday across the Southeast. Moderate to heavy snow light icing is possible from the Great Lakes to the Northeast.
A cold front moving through the Southeast will become nearly stationary today. Showers and thunderstorms will continue to develop in the vicinity of this boundary, increasing in coverage by the evening and overnight hours. General rainfall amounts of .50-.75 inch, with locally higher amounts in excess of an inch will be possible Due to recent heavy rains, this may lead to minor flooding concerns across the region.
A surface low pressure area will move through the Great Lakes region with a second low deepening off the Northeast coast during the afternoon and evening hours. Snowfall across the Michigan Upper Peninsula will taper off through the day with an additional 2-4 inches possible. Across the Northeast, snowfall will likely increase in intensity, with periods of moderate to heavy snow possible. The most likely areas to be affected include northeast New York, northern Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine. Widespread accumulations of 4-8 inches, with locally higher amounts in excess of 10 inches, are expected. Additionally, some periods of sleet or freezing rain may occur as well. Ice accumulations should remain around a tenth of an inch or less for most locations.