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Tricky Commute from Midwest to Mid-Atlantic

Cold air behind Tuesday's storm will continue to make problems for the Midwest and parts of the mid-Atlantic on Wednesday.

Although the center of the storm had passed by much of the Midwest by early on Wednesday morning, the storm is slowly moving out of the area, allowing for additional snow accumulations from Kansas City, Mo., to Michigan.

As of 4 a.m. CST, 10.1 inches of snow fell in Richmond, Ill., northwest of Chicago. Ten inches also fell in Valders in eastern Wisconsin.

Snow started piling up in Michigan, accumulating 4 inches northwest of Detroit by early on Wednesday morning before drying out.

All of these areas are in danger of having roadways completely buried in snow for the morning commute, with slippery conditions possible even into the afternoon.

Behind the main force of the storm, chilly air is filtering in from Canada which could create even more travel problems.

In areas where some rain and mix fell, cooler air could sweep in, threatening some slick spots on Wednesday.

According to Expert Senior Meteorologist, Alex Sosnowski, this cold air "combined with lingering moisture, will translate to a change to snow or snow showers on Wednesday. This can lead to renewed slippery spots and snow-covered roads."

Areas where this is most likely are from northern Ohio through northern Pennsylvania and New York state. Accumulations in these areas on Tuesday night and early on Wednesday were small, but they can still cause issues on the roads.

More snow is expected to move into the Northeast through Thursday and in New England through Friday as the storm stalls through the end of the week.