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Another clipper storm to sweep northeastern US with accumulating snow

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More snow will fall across portions of the northeastern United States through Monday.

This system will take a similar track to the storm during Saturday and Saturday night which brought snow, rain, strong winds and a shot of arctic air from the Midwest to the Northeast.

A line of thunderstorms produced small hail and damaging winds from portions of eastern Pennsylvania into New Jersey and southern New England during Saturday night.

"There will be about a 15-hour break between the clipper from last night and the next one on Sunday night," AccuWeather Meteorologist Michael Doll said.

Clipper storms are fast moving storms that typically form over Alberta and swing across the Midwest and Northeast with snow, strong winds and a drop in temperatures.

With cold air in place, snow will fall from Michigan to southern New England.

The steadiest snow will reach the upper Great Lakes on Sunday, southern Ontario, New York state and Pennsylvania on Sunday night and southern New England on Monday.

"Although snow will fall heavily at times on Sunday across the upper Great Lakes, it will have a hard time sticking to roads due to the high sun angle," Doll said.

Little or no snow will fall from Detroit and Pittsburgh to New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, D.C. Most of the precipitation in these areas will be in the form of rain. Should any snow showers occur, no accumulation is expected.

Enough snow will fall to cause travel delays on the road and in the air from Marquette, Michigan, to Buffalo and Albany, New York and Boston.

Roads will become snow packed and slippery very quickly. Motorists traveling along interstates 69, 75, 81, 84, 87, 88, 90, 91, 94, 95 and 96 should remain on alert for slippery road conditions and limited visibility in the heaviest bursts of snow.

Winds will be much weaker with this storm compared to the one on Saturday night. Winds could occasionally gust near 30 mph.

Cold air more typical of winter will remain across the region through Tuesday before milder air and rain arrives by midweek.

The milder air will be short lived as another shot of cold air will arrive later this week and into the upcoming weekend.

The month of April is typically a battleground between winter and spring. Drastic temperature swings are common as warm spells can quickly be erased by arctic air diving to the south.

"[As is] typical of April, there may be a back-and-forth fight going on in the atmosphere for a time," AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Alex Sosnowski said.