A powerful storm that spread disruptive snow across Texas and the lower Plains is taking aim Sunday on the Northeast, including the Interstate 95 corridor cities of Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Philadelphia and New York City.
Up to 10 inches of snow fell in northern Texas. Sleet and freezing rain was also reported across parts of Texas into Missouri.
The storm has made travel difficult. More than 600 flights were canceled at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, a trend that is expected to move into the eastern U.S.
Numerous vehicle crashes occurred around Branson, Mo., where 4 inches of snow had fallen.
A Florida State University track team tour bus slid into a ditch at Cave Springs, Ark., near Bentonville, KHBS/KHOG-TV reported. No one was injured.
As the storm moves northeast, a significant swath of snow is possible from northern West Virginia and western Maryland into south-central and southeast Pennsylvania, AccuWeather.com Meteorologist Randy Adkins said.
"There could be 6 to 12 inches in that area," Adkins said.
Cities in that impact area include Elkins, W.Va., and Gettysburg, Lancaster and York, Pa., Adkins said.
Travel is expected to become difficult on the Pennsylvania Turnpike and interstates 68, 81 and 83.
Washington, D.C., and Baltimore will escape much of the snow, only receiving about a coating to 1 inch, Adkins said. Four to 6 inches are possible in the Philadelphia with higher amounts possible in the northwest suburbs.
Updates: (All times are listed in Eastern Time)
5:40 p.m. Sunday: Thunder sleet reported 5 miles west of Millington, Tenn., according to NWS spotter.
6:30 p.m. Sunday: Photo by the Benton County, Ark., emergency manager of the crash scene involving a Florida State University track team bus.
Hwy 112 and Gator Bentonville. pic.twitter.com/cKZ6A0RBXC— Robert McGowen (@robert_mcgowen) Feb. 2, 2014