Rain, thunderstorms, snow, wind, fog, and ice are all anticipated in this pre Thanksgiving storm, as indicated by AccuWeather.
A widespread and disorderly pre Thanksgiving storm looms over the eastern U.S., poised to create travel headaches for millions hitting the roads or taking to the skies for the holiday, as forecasters have cautioned
The most severe weather is predicted to strike on Tuesday, spanning from the Great Lakes to the Northeast and down to the Southeast. The pre Thanksgiving storm’s center is forecasted to advance towards the lower Great Lakes, initiating widespread rain and embedded thunderstorms from the Midwest to the lower Great Lakes and Ohio Valley. Temperatures might plummet enough to support wet snow early Tuesday over the upper Midwest, extending into interior New England by Tuesday night. The weather service has also cautioned about the possibility of freezing rain.
AccuWeather forecasts snow in regions of northern Pennsylvania, upstate New York, and central to northern New England until Tuesday night. Alex Sosnowski, AccuWeather’s senior meteorologist, projects 3 to 6 inches of snowfall on the Adirondacks and Green Mountains and 6 to 12 inches from central New Hampshire to much of northwestern Maine.
AccuWeather warns of fog in the Appalachians, coupled with slippery roads, potentially leading to perilous travel conditions
Heavy rain is expected to cause troublesome travel conditions on Tuesday across the I-80, I-81, and I-95 mid-Atlantic region. Delays are anticipated, particularly in New York City and Boston. The Storm Prediction Center has highlighted the possibility of severe pre Thanksgiving storms, including tornadoes, across portions of southern Alabama and the Florida Panhandle on Tuesday. Strong winds could disrupt air travel, particularly impacting airports from Washington, D.C., to Philadelphia and New York City.
Airline delays are probable due to windy conditions, heavy rain, and reduced visibility, as per AccuWeather. On Wednesday, except for snow in the Northeast and New England, most of the nation should experience favorable travel conditions. AAA projects 55.4 million Americans will travel over 50 miles for Thanksgiving, with the majority opting for road travel.