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Wintry Mix to Slow Travel From St. Louis to NYC by Early Next Week

A storm moving out of Texas will spread a swath of wintry mix and snow on its northern edge over part of the Ohio Valley states and Northeast Sunday into Monday.

The southern storm will coincide with another storm pushing eastward across the Great Lakes.

While the storms are not likely to bring an exceptionally heavy dose of precipitation, just enough can fall on or adhere to roads and sidewalks to create slippery conditions and to cause travel delays including those of departing flights, due to deicing.

The Midwest corridors of Interstate 64, I-70 and I-80 can be affected as well as the portions of I-70, I-80, I-90 and I-95 in the Northeast.

A wintry mix, including ice, will affect St. Louis, Indianapolis, Cincinnati and Louisville, Kentucky, Sunday into Sunday night.

Snow will briefly sneak into Chicago Sunday night with a small accumulation possible.

Snow is in the offing farther north from Ft. Wayne, Indiana, to Detroit, Cleveland, Pittsburgh and Buffalo, New York, during Sunday night into early Monday.Enough snow could fall to shovel and plow in these areas. This will be after heavy lake-effect snow falls on parts of western and upstate New York this weekend.

As the storm turns eastward, precipitation will spread into the Northeastern states Sunday night and Monday.

According to AccuWeather Chief Meteorologist Elliot Abrams, "Odds favor rain in southeastern Virginia and coastal Maryland, an icy mix from Washington, D.C., to Philadelphia and at least some snow from New York City to Boston."

Areas north and west of the I-95 corridor, from Washington, D.C., to Boston, could receive up to a few inches of snow and a wintry mix on Monday, with the associated travel delays and disruptions to daily activities. Similar to part of the Midwest, enough snow may fall to have to shovel and plow.

Farther south from northeastern Georgia to southwestern Virginia, temperatures during the rain will be close to freezing for a time. There could be pockets of ice due to the lingering cold air in this zone Sunday night into Monday.

More details on accumulation and the primary nature of the precipitation will unfold this weekend on

While no warm weather is forecast next week, the weather will bring less extreme cold to most areas of the Midwest and East, when compared to this past week.

A second system will have to be watched for possible impact along the Atlantic coast later next week.