The NOAA has issued a winter storm warning for large areas of the east coast, with ski areas in Vermont predicted to see up to 2-FEET of fresh snow.
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST FRIDAY... * WHAT...Heavy snow and mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of 10 to 20 inches and ice accumulations of up to one tenth of an inch possible. * WHERE...Central and northern Vermont and northern New York. * WHEN...Snow will continue to overspread the region this morning with 2 to 5 inches of snowfall expected through this afternoon. Periods of light mixed precipitation are expected to develop this afternoon and evening. Precipitation will become steadier and change back to snow for the pre-dawn and daylight hours Friday. Snow will be heavy at times, especially Friday afternoon, before tapering off Friday evening. * IMPACTS...Travel will be very difficult, especially on Friday. The hazardous conditions will impact this morning`s commute and both the morning and evening commutes on Friday. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Snowfall rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour are possible during the mid-day hours on Friday.
Snowfall will continue to overspread the region this morning with 2 to 5 inches of snowfall possible through this afternoon. Snow will transition to freezing rain across southern and central Vermont this afternoon with less than a tenth of an inch of ice accretion possible. Moderate to heavy snow will develop Friday morning across northern New York and slowly push east across the North Country through the day on Friday. Any mixed precipitation across southern Vermont will transition back to snow Friday afternoon. Snowfall will finally taper off Friday evening with quieter weather expected on Saturday.
Jay Peak, Stowe, Smuggler’s Notch, and Bolton Valley should all see around 2-feet fresh POW, with free refills all day today and tomorrow, and an epic looking weekend.